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Safe riding requires knowledge and skill. To earn your motorcycle license in Pennsylvania, you must pass both a knowledge test and on-cycle skills test. Knowledge test questions are based on information in the Pennsylvania Motorcycle Manual. They require that you know and understand road rules and safe riding practices. The Pennsylvania DMV motorcycle test consists of 20 questions, and you'll need at least 16 correct answers to pass (80%).
1. For railroad tracks that run parallel to your course, move far enough away from the tracks to cross at an angle of at least:
2. To discourage other vehicles from trying to share your lane, you should:
use your horn.
ride in the center lane position.
wear your helmet.
slow down and come to a stop.
3. What is the safest braking method?
Use the front brake first and then the rear brake
Using both brakes at the same time
Using only the rear brake
Using only the front brake
4. What is the best lane position for being seen?
The right portion of the lane
The center of the lane
The left portion of the lane
It depends on the situation
5. If the front wheel locks:
grab at the front brake.
roll on the throttle.
keep it locked.
release the front brake immediately, then reapply it.
6. Your motorcycle fits you if:
both of your feet can reach the ground while you are seated.
you can reach the foot pegs.
you can reach the handlegrips.
All of the above.
7. You should not ride your motorcycle alongside of cars because:
the car driver cannot make a turn.
your bike may skid.
you could be in a blind spot.
None of the above.
8. If railroad tracks run parallel to your lane and you need to cross them, you should:
cross the tracks at an angle of at least 45 degrees.
cross the tracks at an angle of 180 degrees.
cross the tracks at an angle of at least 90 degrees.
edge across the tracks.
9. When riding with a passenger:
your motorcycle will take longer to stop.
your stopping distance will decrease.
you are not permitted to pass other vehicles.
you are not allowed carry cargo.
10. While riding a motorcycle, you are considered legally intoxicated if:
you have a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08% or more.
you had one drink and are over the age of 21.
you have a blood alcohol concentration of 0.05% or more.
you have had at least one drink.
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PA DMV Motorcycle Test

Number of questions: 20
Correct answers to pass:16
Passing score:80%
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