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PENNSYLVANIA MOTORCYCLE WRITTEN TEST

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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. You can increase your visibility to ther drivers by:
Rising slightly off the seat with your weight on the foot pegs
Increasing your following distance
Keeping both feet on the pegs.
Wearing reflective clothing
2. When making turns, ______ before entering the turn.
lean with the motorcycle
use the front brake
avoid changing gears
change gears
3. The front brake:
should only be used in an emergency.
is also known as engine braking.
provides twice as much stopping power asthe rear brake.
provides 70% of the total stopping power.
4. To keep other vehicles from sharing your lane:
sound your horn.
ride closer to the center portion of the lane.
flash your brake light.
change lanes often.
5. When being passed by another vehicle, avoid being hit by:
extended side mirrors.
blasts of wind.
objects thrown from windows.
All of the above.
6. Each traffic lane gives a motorcycle _______ paths of travel.
three
two
four
five
7. Remeber to adjust your side mirrors:
when you are stopped at intersections.
once a week.
before every ride.
while you are riding.
8. The right foot pedal controls:
the front brake.
the clutch.
the rear brake.
the throttle.
9. The front brake is operated by ________________ .
the left hand lever
the left foot pedal
the right hand lever
the right foot pedal
10. In a single lane of traffic there are _____ lane positions.
two
one
three
four
 
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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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