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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. Remeber to adjust your side mirrors:
once a week.
while you are riding.
when you are stopped at intersections.
before every ride.
2. When you are sitting properly on a motorcycle, your arms are used mostly for:
steering.
hand signals.
holding yourself up.
braking.
3. Knowing when and how to stop or swerve are two critical skills in avoiding a crash. Most riders involved in a crash:
separate braking from swerving.
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.
4. Which of the following is a factor in your blood alcohol level?
The time of day
How fast you drink
The location in which you are drinking
The type of alcohol
5. The best lane position should:
All the other answers are correct.
provide an escape route.
communicate your intentions.
avoid wind blast from other vehicles.
6. The best colors for being seen are:
dark colors in general.
black and white.
red and black.
orange, red, yellow or green.
7. When riding with a group of motorcyclists, a staggered formation:
should not be used when entering or exiting a highway.
should be used when riding on curves.
is recommended at all times.
None of the other answers is correct.
8. At a minimum, your street-legal motorcycle should have:
Headlight, taillight and brakelight.
Front and rear brakes, horn.
Turn signals and two mirrors.
All of the above.
9. Motorcycle riders must be aware of the following potential distractions or impairments:
listening to music while riding.
alcohol, drugs, and even some medications.
adjusting electronic controls on your bike.
All of the above.
10. When approaching a turn, you should reduce your speed _________ the turn.
during
before
after
None of the other answers is correct.
 
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Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass:20
Passing score:80%
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