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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. By "choosing the best lane position" you:
are not in a blind spot.
maximize the space cushion around you.
are avoiding hazards.
All of the above.
2. You should ______ while stopped at intersections.
remain in first gear
remain in second gear
remain in third gear
remain in neutral
3. Which of the following is an hazardous place for motorcycles?
School zones.
Rural roads.
4. When riding, motoryclists should wear clothing that:
is made of approved materials.
is comfortable.
completely covers arms and legs.
is sufficiently tight.
5. Motorcycle riders can improve their riding strategy by using the "SIPDE" process. SIPDE stands for:
Scan, identify, proceed, detect, execute
Scan, identify, process, detect, execute
See, identify, process, detect, execute
Scan, identify, predict, decide, execute
6. To help with your balance as you turn the motorcycle:
keep your knees against the gas tank.
slow down before through turn.
drag the rear brake.
shift down through the gears with the clutch.
7. When riding over rain grooves or bridge gratings that cause the motorcycle to weave, you should:
roll on the throttle.
pull in the clutch.
relax, maintain a steady speed and ride straight across.
apply the rear brake.
8. At night, you should use your high-beams when you are _____________ another vehicle.
following or meeting
neither following nor meeting
9. When you are being passed on the left, you should:
avoid the center lane position.
move closer to the passing vehicle.
avoid the left lane position.
ride on the shoulder of the road.
10. The best lane position for a motorcycle:
can vary depending on road and/or traffic conditions.
is the right lane position.
is the center lane position.
is in the left part of the lane, next to the center line.
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