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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. When preparing to pass, you can increase your line of sight by:
swerving from side to side.
staying in the center lane position.
riding in the left lane position
increasing your speed.
2. Before changing lanes:
Look over your shoulder.
Check your blind spots.
Check your mirrors.
All of the above.
3. You should check your tires:
once a year.
every time you ride your motorcycle.
once a week.
once a month.
4. Decreases your chances of being involved in a collision by:
maintaining an adequate space cushion.
choosing an effective lane position.
wearing bright clothing.
All of the above.
5. 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.
6. When parked next to a curb, your motorcycle should be positioned:
None of the other answers is correct.
parallel to the curb.
at an angle with the front wheel touching the curb.
at an angle with the rear wheel touching the curb.
7. When riding a motorcycle, you should maintain a ____-second safe following ditance between you and the vehicle ahead.
8. Which of the following is the best way to secure cargo?
Cable ties
Metal chains
Nylon rope
Elastic cords
9. The best lane position for a motorcycle:
is the center lane position.
can vary depending on road and/or traffic conditions.
is the right lane position.
is in the left part of the lane, next to the center line.
10. It is important to flash your brake light as a signal that you’re going to slow down when you are:
making a tight turn off a high-speed highway.
being closely followed.
turning in the middle of a block or at some place where others might not expect you to turn.
All the other answers are correct.
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TX DMV Motorcycle Test

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