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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. You should start your motorcycle in:
second gear.
first gear.
third gear.
2. You should check your mirrors:
when you begin to slow down.
if you need to leave the road.
All the other answers are correct.
before you change lanes.
3. The best way to carry cargo on a motorcycle is to:
keep the load low.
fasten the load securely with elastic cords.
distribute the load evenly.
All of the above.
4. When you need to cross rail tracks that are parallel to you, how should you cross them?
Never cross rail tracks parallel to your lane
At an angle of at least 45 degrees
At an angle of exactly 90 degrees
Edge across the tracks
5. When you are being passed from behind, which lane position should you ride in?
6. When passing a truck, it is important to:
flash your headlight.
All the other answers are correct.
always sound your horn when riding alongside the vehicle.
avoid slowing down suddenly when you merge back in front of the vehicle.
7. If a tire goes flat while riding, and you must brake, you should:
rise slightly off the seat.
gradually apply the brake of the tire that is not flat.
apply the brake of the flat tire.
apply both brakes evenly.
8. The ___________ is the place where debris and oil drippings from cars collect.
opposite lane
left portion of the lane
right portion of the lane
center portion of the lane
9. For railroad tracks that run parallel to your course, move far enough away from the tracks to cross at an angle of at least:
10. When the engine “locks”, it is usually:
low on oil.
out of balance.
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