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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. Knowing when and how to stop or swerve are two critical skills in avoiding a crash. Most riders involved in a crash:
overbrake the rear tire and pull in the clutch.
underbrake the rear tire and overbrake the front.
underbrake the front tire and overbrake the rear.
2. Wobbling can be caused by:
lower tire pressure.
All the other answers are correct.
improperly loading your bike.
3. The __________ provides most of your motorcycle's stopping power.
front brake
4. Use _____ to hold the motorcycle while you start your motorcycle engine on a hill and shift into first gear.
the rear brake
the clutch
the front brake
5. At blind intersections, it is important to:
share your lane with other cars and motorcycles.
change lanes and let the tailgater pass.
see as much as possible and remain visible to others.
6. If the front wheel locks:
grab at the front brake.
release the front brake immediately, then reapply it.
roll on the throttle.
7. Other drivers are most likely to try and share the lane with a motorcycle when:
the motorcycle rider is preparing to turn at an intersection.
traffic is heavy.
All of the above.
8. Motorcycles are harder to see than cars because:
Motorcyclists wear helmets.
They are much faster.
They have a smaller profile
9. When riding behind a car, which lane position makes you more visible to the driver ahead?
the left
the center
10. When behind a car, ride in ________________ - where a driver is most likely to see you.
the wet part of the lane
the center portion of the lane
the right portion of the lane
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OH DMV Motorcycle Test

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