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Operating a motorcycle safely in traffic requires special skills and knowledge. To earn your license in West Virginia, you must pass a knowledge test and an on-cycle skill test. Knowledge test questions are based on the information from the West Virginia Motorcycle Manual. They require that you know and understand road rules and safe riding practices. The motorcycle test consists of 25 multiple choice questions. To pass you need a score of 19 or higher.
1. The three steps of the SEE strategy are:
Signal, Execute, Evaluate.
Search, Evaluate, Execute.
See, Execute, Examine.
Search, Examine, Execute.
2. Always use _____________ to stop.
the rear brake only
the front brake only
both brakes at the same time
3. To turn your motorcycle, press on the handgrip in the direction of the turn and:
pull in the clutch.
keep your body straight.
look straight ahead.
lean in the same direction.
4. When scanning the road, you should be looking for:
escape routes.
road hazards.
traffic conditions.
All of the above.
5. Which of the following is the most likely place for a collision?
An intersection
A hill
A one-way road
A curve
6. At a minimum, your street-legal motorcycle should have:
Headlight, taillight and brakelight.
Turn signals and two mirrors.
Front and rear brakes, horn.
All of the above.
7. Which brake control should you use when you need to stop?
The rear brake
The emergency brake
The front brake
Both front and rear brake
8. If you must stop quickly while turning or riding a curve:
increase your speed and then brake.
relax and maintain a steady speed.
rise slightly off the seat.
straighten the motorcycle first and then brake.
9. When riding, motorcyclists can increase their safety by:
adjusting their speed.
using their horn and signals when appropriate.
adjusting their lane position.
All of the above.
10. When passing a truck, it is important to:
always sound your horn when riding alongside the vehicle.
All the other answers are correct.
avoid slowing down suddenly when you merge back in front of the vehicle.
flash your headlight.
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WV DMV Motorcycle Test

Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass:19
Passing score:76%
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