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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. Where is a crash most likely to occur?
In residential areas.
In school zones.
On multi-lane roads.
At intersections.
2. When someone follows too closely, you should:
pull over and stop.
flash your brake lights.
change lanes and let them pass.
sound your horn.
3. When passing a line of parked cars, you must watch for:
drivers opening their doors.
cars exiting their parking spaces.
people stepping from between cars.
All of the above.
4. If the front tire goes flat while riding:
apply the front brake first.
gradually apply the rear brake.
apply the front brake firmly.
apply both brakes at the same time.
5. Riders in a staggered formation should move into a single-file formation when:
riding curves.
riding at night.
riding in the left position.
6. Maximum straight-line braking is accomplished by:
applying only the front brake.
applying the front brake and then the rear brake.
fully applying both front and rear brakes without locking either wheel.
applying both brakes until the rear wheel locks.
7. You should use both front and rear brakes to stop:
in emergencies only.
in no circumstance.
at all times, unless you have a flat tire.
on hills and curves.
8. The best way to stop quickly is to:
use the front brake only.
use both the front and rear brakes at the same time.
use the rear brake only.
apply the rear brake, then the front brake.
9. The pavement is particularly slippery:
after it starts to rain.
in the tire tracks left by cars.
All the other answers are correct.
in construction zones.
10. When traveling in a group, motorcycle riders should never ride:
two abreast.
in a single-file formation.
in a staggered formation.
with more than 2 motorcycles together.
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TX DMV Motorcycle Test

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