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Rhode Island requires a special license to operate a motorcycle. To earn your motorcycle license, you must complete a motorcycle safety course provided by the Community College of Rhode Island.
1. Wear ___________ clothing to increase your chances of being seen.
leather
colorful
comfortable
brightly-colored or reflective
2. Always maintain a safe following distance of at least ______ seconds.
6
3
2
4
3. Which surface provides little traction?
wet pavement.
gravel roads.
snow.
All of the above.
4. When riding with a passenger:
your motorcycle will take longer to stop.
you are not permitted to pass other vehicles.
your stopping distance will decrease.
you are not allowed carry cargo.
5. Where is a crash most likely to occur?
At intersections.
In residential areas.
On multi-lane roads.
In school zones.
6. To know what is going on behind you:
slow down and look around.
pull off the road and check.
decrease your speed and  scan the environment ahead of you.
check your side mirrors frequently.
7. When it starts to rain:
increase your speed to lessen your chances of skidding.
always ride in the left lane position.
ride in the tire tracks left by cars.
ride in the center lane position.
8. When passing, ride in the ___________ to increase your line of sight and make you more visible.
center portion of the lane
left or right portions
right portion of the lane
left portion of the lane
9. To ride safely on slippery surfaces, you should:
Twist the throttle back and forth.
Pull off and check the tires.
Ride in the center lane position.
Reduce your speed.
10. The left-hand lever controls:
the clutch.
the rear brake.
the throttle.
the front brake.
 
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