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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. When you ride a motorcycle, you mainly use your arms for:
hand signals.
holding yourself up.
applying the brakes.
steering.
2. If you are chased by a dog:
stop until the animal loses interest.
swerve around the animal.
kick it away.
approach the animal slowly, then speed up.
3. The gearshift lever is located:
by the right handgrip.
by the left handgrip.
in front of the right footrest.
in front of the left footrest.
4. To slow down, you should use:
the front brake only.
the rear brake only.
the front or rear brake independently.
both brakes at the same time.
5. ______ helps make your downshifting smoother.
Applying the front brake
Applying the rear brake
All the above
Rolling on the throttle
6. At blind intersections, it is important to:
share your lane with other cars and motorcycles.
change lanes and let the tailgater pass.
ride in a staggered formation.
see as much as possible and remain visible to others.
7. To decrease your chances of being involved in a collision:
Search your path
Use the proper signals
Choose an effective lane position
All of the above.
8. Surfaces that provide poor traction include:
pavement after it starts to rain.
multi-lane roads.
roads in residential areas.
exit lanes.
9. To increase your visibility to other drivers, you should:
Wear reflective clothing.
Use your high beam.
Avoid wearing reflective clothing.
Reduce your following distance.
10. When riding with a group of motorcyclists, a staggered formation:
None of the other answers is correct.
should not be used when entering or exiting a highway.
should be used when riding on curves.
is recommended at all times.
 
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OR DMV Motorcycle Test

Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass:20
Passing score:80%
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