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WA DMV MOTORCYCLE PERMIT TEST

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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. While making normal turns, the rider and the motorcycle must:
not lean at all.
lean at different angles.
lean together at the same angle.
None of the above.
2. The _________ is more powerful and can provide at least 70% of your total stopping power.
rear brake
front brake
clutch
throttle
3. You ride safely on slippery surfaces by:
leaning back.
avoiding sudden moves.
maintaining or increasing your speed.
holding in the clutch.
4. When riding long distances, you should stop and get off the motorcycle at least every:
30 miles.
round trip.
two hours.
four hours.
5. You should start your motorcycle in:
neutral.
second gear.
third gear.
first gear.
6. When you are carrying a passenger, they should:
sit on the saddlebags.
have their own motorcycle license.
lean as you lean.
lean back to improve balance.
7. When you carry a passenger:
it will take longer to accelerate and brake.
you should sit as far back as possible.
you should flash your brake light more often.
you should reduce your following distance.
8. In a staggered formation, the leader rides in the __________ of the lane, while the second rider stays one second behind in the ________ of the lane.
right side; left side
left side; center
center; right side
left side; right side
9. Shifting to a lower gear causes an effect similar to using the brakes. This is known as:
downshifting.
engine breaking.
engine braking.
upshifting.
10. If the front wheel locks:
roll on the throttle.
grab at the front brake.
keep it locked.
release the front brake immediately, then reapply it.
 
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WA DMV Motorcycle Test

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