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To obtain your motorcycle license in Texas, you must pass a knowledge test and on-cycle skill test. Knowledge test questions are based on the information from the Texas Motorcycle Manual. They require that you know and understand driving laws, road rules and safe riding practices, as well as information specific to two-wheeled vehicles. The Texas motorcycle test consists of 20 multiple choice questions, and a passing score is 16 or higher.
1. You should check the tires on your motorcycle:
once a week.
every time you ride.
at the start of every season.
once a month.
2. You should make a special point of using your mirror(s):
before you slow down.
before you change lanes.
All the other answers are correct.
when you are stopped at an intersection.
3. Where are motorcycle collisions most frequent?
On multilane highways
In acceleration lanes
At intersections
In rural areas
4. The best way to stop is to:
apply the rear brake quickly.
operate the engine cut-off switch.
apply both brakes firmly.
use the front brake only.
5. ___________________ should check their mirror and make a head check before they change lanes.
Only motorcyclists
Drivers below the age of 18
Both motorcyclists and car drivers
Only car drivers
6. You should operate the engine cut-off switch and pull in the clutch when:
the motorcycle starts to wobble.
you start to lose control in a curve.
the throttle is stuck and you cannot free it.
a tire goes flat.
7. When riding in traffic, motoryclists must not share the same lane with other vehicles because:
cars are faster than motorcycles.
dirt and gravel collect along the sides of the road.
motorcycles need a full lane to operate safely.
most roads are too narrow.
8. Each marked lane gives a motorcyclist _______ possible paths of travel.
9. In normal turns, you should:
lean in the opposite direction.
None of the other answers is correct.
lean at the same angle as the motorcycle.
remain upright while the motorcycle leans.
10. You must maintain a space cushion between your motorcycle and other vehicles ahead of you because it gives you:
time to brake
time to stop
time to react
All of the above.
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Number of questions: 20
Correct answers to pass:16
Passing score:80%
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