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To earn your motorcycle license in Virginia, you must pass a knowledge test and on-cycle skill test. You should study the Virginia Motorcycle Manual along with the Virginia Driver's Manual before taking the knowledge and skills tests required to obtain a motorcycle endorsement. Knowledge test questions require that you know and understand driving laws, road rules and safe riding practices. The Virginia motorcycle test consists of 25 questions, and you'll need to score at least 20 to pass.
1. The brake hydraulic fluid and coolant level should be checked:
every month.
every week.
once a year.
2. You ride safely on slippery surfaces by:
holding in the clutch.
leaning back.
avoiding sudden moves.
3. Where is the engine cut off switch located?
Near the right handgrip
Near the left foot pedal
Near the left handgrip
4. Motorcycle riders should maintain an adequate space cushion when following other vehicles:
in heavy traffic.
at all times.
in school zones.
5. When negotiating a turn, motorcyclists should:
All the other answers are correct.
roll on the throttle through the turn to stabilize suspension.
reduce their speed before the turn by rolling off the throttle and, if necessary, applying both brakes.
6. You should not ride your motorcycle alongside of cars because:
you could be in a blind spot.
the car driver cannot make a turn.
None of the above.
7. When preparing to enter the roadway from the roadside, you should position your motorcycle:
with your rear wheel touching the curb.
at an angle.
parallel to the roadside.
8. In slow tight turns, counterbalance the motorcycle by:
keeping your body straight.
leaning forward.
leaning in the opposite direction of the motorcycle.
9. When you are properly seated on a motorcycle, your arms should be:
at a 90-degree angle.
bent slightly.
positioned with your elbows locked.
10. Most motorcycle crashes occur:
in curves.
at lower speeds.
at higher speeds.
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VA Motorcycle Test

Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass:20
Passing score:80%
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