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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. When it starts to rain, you should ride:
in groups larger than 4 or 5 motorcyclists.
in the center lane position.
in the tire tracks left by cars.
on the shoulder of the road.
2. While riding your motorcycle, you approach a crosswalk that a pedestrian has just entered. What should you do?
Proceed as long as you will not hit the pedestrian.
Stop and wait for the pedestrian to cross the road.
Stop inside the crosswalk.
Proceed if the pedestrian is not in your lane.
3. When your motorcycle starts to weave on rain grooves, you should:
let your feet skim along the surface.
relax and maintain your speed and direction.
increase your speed.
apply the rear brake firmly.
4. If the front wheel locks:
release the front brake immediately, then reapply it.
roll on the throttle.
grab at the front brake.
keep it locked.
5. Wear ___________ clothing to increase your chances of being seen.
comfortable
brightly-colored or reflective
leather
colorful
6. You should downshift when you slow or stop. You should also downshift:
while riding on a multilane road.
when you need more power to accelerate.
when you are descending a hill.
whenever you pull in the clutch.
7. When should motorcycles share lanes with cars?
In school zones.
In heavy traffic.
When riding in a staggered formation.
Never.
8. In each lane of traffic, there are ______ lane positions for a motorcycle.
eight
two
four
three
9. Because operation of a motorcycle is more tiring than the operation of a car, you should:
avoid drinking water.
drink a lot of coffee.
eat foods high in carbohydrate.
take frequent breaks.
10. When riding in a group, ensure the group stays together by:
pairing up.
placing beginners in the middle of the group.
riding in a single-file formation.
checking your mirrors frequently.
 
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