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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. ______ helps make your downshifting smoother.
Rolling on the throttle
Applying the front brake
All the above
Applying the rear brake
2. Turning to take railroad tracks at a 90-degree angle can be more dangerous because:
All the other answers are correct.
could catch your tires and throw you off balance.
it may cause a motorcycle to weave.
your path may carry you into another lane of traffic.
3. You can be sure another driver will yield to you when:
you are legally entitled to the right-of-way.
they are beginning to slow down.
they make eye contact with you.
You can never be sure a driver will yield to you.
4. What is the best lane position for being seen?
The left portion of the lane
The right portion of the lane
The center of the lane
It depends on the situation
5. When traveling behind a car, ride ______, where the driver is most likely to see you.
in the left part of the lane
in the right part of the lane
in the driver's blind spot
in the center portion of the lane
6. What's the best way to discourage other vehicles from trying to share your lane?
Riding in the center lane position.
Increasing your speed.
Turning on your high beam headlights.
Coming to a sudden stop without any sort of signal.
7. When you carry loads, you should:
fasten the load securely.
distribute the load evenly.
stop and check the load every so often.
All the other answers are correct.
8. To keep the motorcycle steady through a turn, you should:
maintain or increase your speed.
maintain or decrease your speed.
decrease your speed.
speed up.
9. The right foot pedal controls:
the throttle.
the clutch.
the front brake.
the rear brake.
10. Driving a motorcycle is ____________ driving a car.
less tiring than
as tiring as
more tiring than
less tiring at night than
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PA DMV Motorcycle Test

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