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To add an endorsement to your license in Washington State, you must pass both a knowledge and a skills test. Knowledge test questions are based on the information from the Washington State 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 written motorcycle test consists of 25 questions, and you'll need at least 20 correct answers to pass.
1. What is a benefit of riding in the center lane position?
Your space cushion is maximized.
It prevents others from sharing your lane.
It allows you to go faster.
It helps you maintain a constant speed.
2. Your passenger should:
sit as far forward as possible.
lean as you lean.
keep his or her feet on the footrests.
All of the above.
3. When you are being followed by a tailgater, the best thing to do is:
slow down and encourage them to stop.
let them pass you.
increase your speed until you can't see them in your mirrors.
flash your brake light.
4. Most motorcycle crashes occur:
on multilane highways.
at lower speeds.
at higher speeds.
on hills.
5. You should make a special point of using your mirror(s):
All the other answers are correct.
before you change lanes.
when you are stopped at an intersection.
before you slow down.
6. Where is a crash most likely to occur?
In residential areas.
In school zones.
On multi-lane roads.
At intersections.
7. The hand signal for a left turn is:
Left arm bent at 90 degrees, pointing up
Left arm slightly bent and pointing down
Right arm straight out
Left arm straight out
8. If your motorcycle starts to wobble, do NOT:
grip the handlebars firmly.
leave the road as soon as you can.
roll off the throttle.
accelerate out of the wobble.
9. When preparing to pass, you can increase your line of sight by:
staying in the center lane position.
riding in the left lane position
swerving from side to side.
reducing your speed.
10. Distances are harder to judge at night than in daylight. When you ride at night you should:
use another vehicle's tail lights to help judge the road ahead.
allow more distance to pass and be passed.
All the other answers are correct.
use your high beam whenever you are not following or meeting a car.
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WA DMV Motorcycle Test

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