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To earn your motorcycle license in Ohio, you must pass a knowledge test and an on-cycle skills test. The knowledge test questions are based on information from the Ohio Motorcycle Manual. They require that you know and understand driving laws, road rules, and safe riding practices. The Ohio motorcycle test consists of 40 questions. A score of at least 30 (75%) is required to pass.
1. Chain slippage can be avoided by:
loosening the chain.
proper maintenance.
locking the rear wheel.
2. To deal with a sticky throttle on your motorcyle, you should first:
apply the rear brake.
twist the throttle back and forth several times.
apply the front brake.
3. If your motorcycle was built before 1978:
you must get a special motorcycle license.
keep the headlight on at all times.
you can only ride during the day.
4. Motorcyclists can ride in a H.O.V. lane?
At all times.
Only at designated times.
5. To increase your line of sight, you should you ride in _______ lane position.
the center
the left
6. Motorcycle riders can improve their riding strategy by using the "SIPDE" process. SIPDE stands for:
Scan, identify, predict, decide, execute
See, identify, predict, decide, examine
Scan, identify, proceed, direct, execute
7. When riding behind a car, which lane position makes you more visible to the driver ahead?
the center
the left
8. When you carry loads, you should:
fasten the load securely.
stop and check the load every so often.
All the other answers are correct.
9. Most motorcycle crashes happen:
in school zones.
in construction zones.
on short trips.
10. You should only use the front brake:
on surfaces with poor traction.
At all times.
if your rear tire is flat.
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OH DMV Motorcycle Test

Number of questions: 40
Correct answers to pass:30
Passing score:75%
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