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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. Knowing when and how to stop or swerve are two critical skills in avoiding a crash. Most riders involved in a crash:
overbrake the rear tire and pull in the clutch.
separate braking from swerving.
underbrake the rear tire and overbrake the front.
underbrake the front tire and overbrake the rear.
2. Motorcycle passengers should:
bring their feet into contact with drive chain.
plant their feet on the passenger footpegs and keep them there.
sit as far back as possible.
put their feet down at stops.
3. Before taking a trip with your motorcycle, it is important to check:
the mirrors.
the fluids.
the tires and wheels.
All of the above.
4. Before riding a motorcycle, it's important to check:
tires and wheels.
All of the above.
5. You should ______ while stopped at intersections.
remain in second gear
remain in first gear
remain in third gear
remain in neutral
6. When you make a turn you should:
look through the turn to where you want to go.
All the other answers are correct.
maintain steady speed or accelerate gradually.
roll on the throttle through the turn.
7. Most motorcycle crashes happen:
on long trips.
in construction zones.
on short trips.
in school zones.
8. ______ a common factor in motorcycle collisions.
Not being seen is
Seasonal changes are
Bad drivers are
Traffic signals are
9. Riders in a staggered formation should move into a single-file formation when:
riding in the left position.
riding curves.
All the other answers are correct.
10. Distances are harder to judge at night than in daylight. When you ride at night you should:
use your high beam whenever you are not following or meeting a car.
All the other answers are correct.
use another vehicle's tail lights to help judge the road ahead.
allow more distance to pass and be passed.
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TX Motorcycle Test

Number of questions: 20
Correct answers to pass:16
Passing score:80%
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