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To earn your motorcycle license in North Carolina, you must pass a knowledge test and an on-cycle skills test. The knowledge test questions cover content in the North Carolina Motorcycle Handbook. They require that you know and understand road rules, driving laws and safe riding practices. The North Carolina motorcycle test consists of 25 questions. A score of at least 20 (80%) is required to pass.
1. The best way to stop quickly is to:
Use the front brake only.
None of the other answers is correct.
Operate the engine cut-off switch.
Apply both brakes evenly.
2. What lane position should you ride in when you are being passed from behind?
Left or right
Center or left
3. To know what is going on behind you:
slow down and look around.
check your side mirrors frequently.
decrease your speed and  scan the environment ahead of you.
pull off the road and check.
4. When you need to cross rail tracks that are parallel to you, how should you cross them?
Never cross rail tracks parallel to your lane
At an angle of exactly 90 degrees
At an angle of at least 45 degrees
Edge across the tracks
5. Motorcycle passengers should:
put their feet down at stops.
bring their feet into contact with drive chain.
plant their feet on the passenger footpegs and keep them there.
sit as far back as possible.
6. Rolling on the throttle through a turn:
is extremely dangerous and should be avoided.
causes the motorcycle to slip.
helps stabilize suspension.
is the best way to handle tailgaters.
7. If your motorcycle starts to wobble, do NOT:
accelerate out of the wobble.
leave the road as soon as you can.
grip the handlebars firmly.
roll off the throttle.
8. In _________ turns, lean the motorcycle only and keep your body straight.
slow tight
9. Handlebars should be adjusted so:
you can lock the rear brake more easily.
your hands are above your elbows.
your hands are even with or below your elbows.
you can keep your arms straight.
10. When riding through an intersection, motorcycle riders must be especially aware of:
cars turning left into their path.
pedestrians crossing the road.
vehicles in the roundabout.
All the other answers are correct.
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NC DMV Motorcycle Test

Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass:20
Passing score:80%
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