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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 preparing to enter the roadway from the roadside, you should position your motorcycle:
at an angle.
parallel to the roadside.
with the rear wheel locked.
with your rear wheel touching the curb.
2. You should immediately operate the engine cut-off switch and pull in the clutch when:
You start to lose control in a curve.
You are riding on a wet surface.
The motorcycle starts to wobble.
The throttle is stuck and you can't free it.
3. Riders who take curves or turns too fast may end up:
dragging the rear brake.
braking the engine.
crossing into another lane of traffic.
riding in a staggered formation.
4. When it starts to rain, you should ride:
in the center lane position.
in groups larger than 4 or 5 motorcyclists.
on the shoulder of the road.
in the tire tracks left by cars.
5. When riding, motoryclists should wear clothing that:
completely covers arms and legs.
is made of approved materials.
is sufficiently tight.
is comfortable.
6. Making eye contact with other drivers:
means that you must yield the right-of-way.
is a clear indication that they see you.
guarantees that the other driver will yield to you.
doesn’t mean that the driver will yield.
7. _______________ is the best way to lessen your chances of being involved in a collision.
Wearing protective clothing
Using your headlight
Maintaining an adequate space cushion
Choosing the right helmet
8. Your lane position should:
protect your lane from other drivers.
provide an escape route.
increase your ability to see and be seen.
All of the above.
9. The best way to stop quickly is by:
applying both brakes at the same time.
applying the front brake only.
applying the rear brake only.
applying the front brake and then the rear brake.
10. Your lane position should:
avoid wind blast from other vehicles.
communicate your intentions.
increase your ability to see and be seen.
All the other answers are correct.
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OR DMV Motorcycle Test

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