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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 potential high-risk areas, such as intersections and school zones, motorcycle riders should:
reduce the following distance.
pull in the clutch.
skim your feet along the ground.
cover the clutch and the brake.
2. When you make a turn you should:
All the other answers are correct.
look through the turn to where you want to go.
roll on the throttle through the turn.
maintain steady speed or accelerate gradually.
3. When riding in a group, ______ sets the pace of the group.
the leader
the last rider in the group
the rider in the middle
the vehicle ahead
4. When parking next to a curb, you should park:
with your front wheel to the curb.
at an angle.
on the sidewalk.
parallel to the curb.
5. Drivers often fail to see a motorcycle headed toward them. Why?
All the other answers are correct.
It is difficult to judge a motorcycle's speed.
It is hard to judge how far away a motorcycle is.
Motorcycles are hard to see.
6. When behind a car, ride in ________________ - where a driver is most likely to see you.
the left portion of the lane
the wet part of the lane
the right portion of the lane
the center portion of the lane
7. Motorcycles handle better on surfaces with good traction. Surfaces that provide poor traction include:
wet pavement.
wet leaves.
steel plates.
All of the above.
8. If your motorcycle is not equipped with a windshield:
you must wear safety goggles or a face shield.
you are required to wear glasses.
you do not have to wear eye protection.
you can only ride during the day.
9. A _____-second following distance leaves a minimum amount of space to stop or swerve if the driver ahead suddenly stops.
six
two
four
one
10. To keep the motorcycle steady through a turn, you should:
decrease your speed.
maintain or increase your speed.
maintain or decrease your speed.
speed up.
 
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OR DMV Motorcycle Test

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