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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. Which brake control should you use when you need to stop?
Both front and rear brake
The front brake
The emergency brake
2. Motorcycles handle better on surfaces with good traction. Surfaces that provide poor traction include:
All of the above.
3. Which of the following is NOT part of the upshifting process:
Moving into higher gears by bumping the gear shift upwards.
Gently applying the front brake while squeezing the clutch.
Smoothly adjusting the clutch and throttle together to match the speed that you are currently traveling.
4. You should never ride beside another motorcycle in the same lane because:
the other rider might swerve into you.
it would make it difficult to ride through curves.
motorcycles each require a full lane width to operate safely.
5. You should start the motorcycle with:
your right wrist flat.
your hands above your elbows.
your elbows locked.
6. Convex mirrors:
should not be used at night.
provide a wider view of the road behind than do flat mirrors.
do not provide a good-enough view of the road behind.
7. You should check your tires:
once a year.
once a month.
every time you ride your motorcycle.
8. The best way to reduce your reaction time is to:
cover the clutch and the brakes.
avoid wearing a helmet.
shift into neutral.
9. When using saddlebags, it is important to:
fill both of them completely.
distribute the load evenly.
fill one bag before the other one.
10. Gravel, steel plates and lane markings:
all provide poor traction.
all provide excellent traction.
all provide better traction than wet pavement.
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Number of questions: 40
Correct answers to pass:30
Passing score:75%
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