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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 you are being passed from behind, which lane position should you ride in?
2. At intersections, motorcycle riders must especially watch for:
cars crossing their path.
blue traffic signs.
3. If you are chased by a dog:
stop until the animal loses interest.
kick it away.
approach the animal slowly, then speed up.
4. Always use _____________ to stop.
both brakes at the same time
the front brake only
5. When passing a truck, it is important to:
always sound your horn when riding alongside the vehicle.
flash your headlight.
avoid slowing down suddenly when you merge back in front of the vehicle.
6. _______________ is the best way to lessen your chances of being involved in a collision.
Using your headlight
Maintaining an adequate space cushion
Choosing the right helmet
7. ___________________ should check their mirror and make a head check before they change lanes.
Only motorcyclists
Both motorcyclists and car drivers
Only car drivers
8. When negotiating a turn, motorcyclists should:
All the other answers are correct.
roll on the throttle through the turn to stabilize suspension.
look through the turn to where you want to go.
9. When you are properly seated on a motorcycle, your arms should be:
at a 90-degree angle.
bent slightly.
positioned with your elbows locked.
10. When parking at the roadside, park:
parallel to the curb.
on the curb.
with your rear wheel touching the curb.
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OH DMV Motorcycle Test

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