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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. Knowing when and how to stop or swerve are two critical skills in avoiding a crash. Most riders involved in a crash:
underbrake the front tire and overbrake the rear.
overbrake the rear tire and pull in the clutch.
underbrake the rear tire and overbrake the front.
2. When riding, motorcyclists should create more space around them by:
adjusting their lane position.
adjusting their speed.
All of the above.
3. Always use _____________ to stop.
the front brake only
both brakes at the same time
4. When changing lanes on a multi-lane road, always remember to check the lane next to you and:
the lane behind you.
the far lane.
the lane in front of you.
5. When preparing to pass, you can increase your line of sight by:
increasing your speed.
riding in the left lane position
staying in the center lane position.
6. Where is a crash most likely to occur?
In residential areas.
At intersections.
On multi-lane roads.
7. Which of the following statements about riding downhill is false?
Motorcycles tend to pick up speed.
Start slowing early.
Increase your speed when riding downhill.
8. If the front wheel locks:
roll on the throttle.
release the front brake immediately, then reapply it.
grab at the front brake.
9. To turn your motorcycle, press on the handgrip in the direction of the turn and:
lean in the same direction.
look straight ahead.
keep your body straight.
10. To fasten cargo to a motorcycle, use:
elastic cords
strips of cloth
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VA DMV Motorcycle Test

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