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PA MOTORCYCLE LICENSE 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. If you accidentally lock the rear brake on a good traction surface:
keep it locked until you have stopped.
check the throttle cable.
release the rear brake and apply the front brake firmly.
immediately operate the engine cut-off switch.
2. If a tire goes flat while riding, and you must brake, you should:
gradually apply the brake of the tire that is not flat.
rise slightly off the seat.
apply the brake of the flat tire.
apply both brakes evenly.
3. Riders in a staggered formation should move into a single-file formation when:
parking.
riding at night.
riding curves.
riding in the left position.
4. Where is a crash most likely to occur?
At intersections.
In residential areas.
On multi-lane roads.
In school zones.
5. ___________________ should check their mirror and make a head check before they change lanes.
Only car drivers
Only motorcyclists
Drivers below the age of 18
Both motorcyclists and car drivers
6. You can prevent and overcome fatigue on motorcycle rides by:
Taking frequent rest breaks.
Limiting the length of your trip.
Protecting yourself from the elements.
All of the above.
7. When you are being passed from behind, avoid being hit by:
blasts of wind from larger vehicles.
objects thrown from windows.
extended side mirrors.
All of the above.
8. When riding in a group, inexperienced riders should be placed:
in front of the last rider.
in the middle of the group.
behind the leader.
in front of the leader.
9. To stop as quickly and as safely as possible in a curve, try to:
get the motorcycle as perpendicular to the road as possible.
grab the front brake.
increase your speed through the curve.
lean as much as possible.
10. ______ helps you absorb shock when riding over obstacles.
Pulling in the clutch
Rolling on the throttle
Using a higher gear
Rising slightly off the seat
 
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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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