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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. To decrease your chances of being involved in a collision:
All of the other answers are correct.
identify and separate hazards.
search your path.
2. At a minimum, your street-legal motorcycle should have:
Front and rear brakes, horn.
Headlight, taillight and brakelight.
All of the above.
3. To keep other vehicles from sharing your lane:
sound your horn.
ride closer to the center portion of the lane.
flash your brake light.
4. When preparing to enter the roadway from the roadside, you should position your motorcycle:
parallel to the roadside.
with your rear wheel touching the curb.
at an angle.
5. You should downshift through the gears when you:
need more power to accelerate.
are approaching a stop sign.
All of the above.
6. If you approach a blind intersection:
move to the portion of the lane that will bring you into another driver’s field of vision as soon as possible.
make sure you are not being followed.
pull away from the curb without checking for traffic behind.
7. While riding a motorcycle, you are considered legally intoxicated if:
you have a blood alcohol concentration of 0.05% or more.
you had one drink and are over the age of 21.
you have a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08% or more.
8. Which of the following provide(s) the best traction for motorcycles?
Gravel roads
Warm pavement
9. At intersections, motorcycle riders must especially watch for:
cars crossing their path.
blue traffic signs.
10. To know what is going on behind you:
check your side mirrors frequently.
slow down and look around.
pull off the road and check.
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VA DMV Motorcycle Test

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