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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. Shifting to a lower gear to slow down is known as:
Anti-Lock Braking.
engine braking.
None of the above.
2. When you ride with other motorcyclists, you should:
check your mirrors frequently.
keep the group small.
All of the above.
3. ______ a common factor in motorcycle collisions.
Not being seen is
Bad drivers are
Seasonal changes are
4. Surfaces that provide poor traction include:
roads in residential areas.
exit lanes.
pavement after it starts to rain.
5. Before changing lanes:
Check your mirrors.
Check your blind spots.
All of the above.
6. Use _____ to hold the motorcycle while you start your motorcycle engine on a hill and shift into first gear.
the front brake
the clutch
the rear brake
7. Motorcycles are harder to see than cars because:
They have a smaller profile
Cars are much louder.
They are much faster.
8. The best lane position should:
communicate your intentions.
avoid wind blast from other vehicles.
All the other answers are correct.
9. When you are being passed on the left, you should:
move closer to the passing vehicle.
avoid the left lane position.
avoid the center lane position.
10. The brake hydraulic fluid and coolant level should be checked:
once a year.
every month.
every week.
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Number of questions: 40
Correct answers to pass:30
Passing score:75%
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