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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. Because operation of a motorcycle is more tiring than the operation of a car, you should:
avoid drinking water.
take frequent breaks.
keep riding even if you are tired.
2. ________ through a turn to stabilize suspension.
Decrease your speed
Roll on the throttle
Apply the rear brake
3. Your passenger should tighten his or her hold when you:
are about to start from a stop.
All the other answers are correct.
approach surface hazards.
4. If your motorcycle was built before 1978, remember to:
wear glasses.
get a special license.
turn on the headlights when riding.
5. Skidding can be caused by:
using the wrong brake.
too much rear brake pressure.
pulling in the clutch too firmly.
6. Which of the following is important for riding safely on slippery surfaces?
Leaning back
Holding in the clutch
Avoiding sudden moves
7. Which brake control should you use when you need to stop?
The emergency brake
Both front and rear brake
The front brake
8. _______________ is the best way to lessen your chances of being involved in a collision.
Using your headlight
Choosing the right helmet
Maintaining an adequate space cushion
9. To keep other vehicles from sharing your lane:
flash your brake light.
ride closer to the center portion of the lane.
sound your horn.
10. Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) is influenced by:
how fast you travel.
how fast you drink.
your DUI.
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VA DMV Motorcycle Test

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