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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. When riding with passengers, as you approach a stop you should:
start slowing earlier.
tell the passenger to put their feet on the ground.
maintain a smaller space cushion around you.
2. If the rear wheel locks up:
release pressure on the front brake lever.
keep it locked until you have come to a complete stop.
grab the front brake.
3. Motorcycle riders should maintain an adequate space cushion when following other vehicles:
at all times.
in school zones.
unless they are following a motorcycle.
4. Motorcycle riders can improve their riding strategy by using the "SIPDE" process. SIPDE stands for:
See, identify, predict, decide, examine
Scan, identify, predict, decide, execute
Scan, identify, proceed, direct, execute
5. You can share your lane with another vehicle:
in heavy traffic.
when you are riding in the center lane position.
6. Drivers on an entrance ramp may not see you on the highway. What should you do?
Give them plenty of room.
If there is no room for a lane change, adjust speed to open up space for the merging driver.
All of the above.
7. When preparing to pass, you can increase your line of sight by:
riding in the left lane position
staying in the center lane position.
increasing your speed.
8. To help with your balance as you turn the motorcycle:
drag the rear brake.
shift down through the gears with the clutch.
keep your knees against the gas tank.
9. To know what is going on behind you:
slow down and look around.
check your side mirrors frequently.
pull off the road and check.
10. The best colors for being seen are:
red and black.
orange, red, yellow or green.
black and white.
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OH Motorcycle Test

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