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To get an unrestricted motorcycle endorsement in Oregon, you must take a vision test and the DMV motorcycle knowledge test. You must also have a valid (or expired less than one year) motorcycle instruction permit or present a Team Oregon Basic Rider Training course completion card. The OR DMV knowledge test is based on the information in the Oregon Motorcycle Manual manual and the questions are multiple choice. The Oregon motorcycle test consists of 25 questions, and you'll need at least 20 correct answers to pass (80%). If you have a valid motorcycle endorsement from another state, you are not required to take the motorcycle knowledge or skills tests.
1. In each lane of traffic, there are ______ lane positions for a motorcycle.
three
four
two
eight
2. Motorcycle riders can improve their riding strategy by using the "SIPDE" process. SIPDE stands for:
See, identify, predict, decide, examine
Scan, identify, proceed, direct, execute
Scan, identify, predict, decide, execute
See, identify, process, detect, execute
3. You can maintain an adequate space cushion by:
adjusting your lane position as you ride.
beeping your horn at close drivers.
speeding up when approached by tailgaters.
always riding in the center lane position.
4. Always use _____________ to stop.
the rear brake only
the front brake only
swerving
both brakes at the same time
5. At night it is harder for you to see and be seen. To compensate, you should:
use your low beam whenever you are not following or meeting a car.
decrease your following distance.
stay in the same lane position.
use the taillights of the car ahead.
6. When riding at night you should:
reduce your speed.
increase your following distance.
use other lights (including vehicles ahead).
All of the above.
7. To keep other vehicles from sharing your lane:
sound your horn.
flash your brake light.
ride closer to the center portion of the lane.
change lanes often.
8. Gravel, steel plates and manhole covers:
all provide excellent traction.
all provide poor traction.
are not slippery.
all provide better traction than wet pavement.
9. If the front tire goes flat while riding:
apply the front brake first.
apply the front brake firmly.
apply both brakes at the same time.
gradually apply the rear brake.
10. The best way to reduce your reaction time is to:
lock your elbows.
keep your feet on the foot pegs.
cover the clutch and the brakes.
shift into neutral.
 
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Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass:20
Passing score:80%
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