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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. Where is a crash most likely to occur?
At intersections.
On multi-lane roads.
In residential areas.
2. You should adjust your side mirrors:
before starting your motorcycle.
at a designated service center.
before mounting your motorcycle.
3. Handlebars should be adjusted so:
All the other answers are correct.
you can keep your arms straight.
your hands are even with or below your elbows.
4. To turn your motorcycle, press on the handgrip in the direction of the turn and:
keep your body straight.
look straight ahead.
lean in the same direction.
5. When riding at night you should:
increase the following distance.
decrease your following distance.
increase your speed.
6. Motorcycles are harder to see than cars because:
They have a smaller profile
Cars are much louder.
Car drivers fail to pay close attention to them.
7. When it starts to rain, you should ride:
in the center lane position.
in groups larger than 4 or 5 motorcyclists.
in the tire tracks left by cars.
8. When riding behind a car, which lane position will make you most visible to the driver?
9. A good way to handle tailgaters is to:
Use your horn and make hand gestures.
Change lanes and let them pass.
Speed up to put distance between you and the tailgater.
10. Which of the following provide(s) the best traction for motorcycles?
Warm pavement
Gravel roads
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OH DMV Motorcycle Test

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