Texas DPS Motorcycle Operators Manual Sample Questions

Texas DPS Motorcycle Operators Manual Sample Questions Practice Test Questions
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A plastic shatter-resistant face shield:1.Isnt needed if you have a windshield 2.Helps protect your whole face 3.only protects your eyes
 
2. Helps protect your whole face
More than half of all crashes:1.Occur @ speeds greater than 35mph2.Involve riders who have ridden their motorcycles less than 6 months
 
2. Involve riders who have ridden their motorcycles less than 6 months
When riding you should:1.Turn your head & shoulders to look through the turn2.turn your head & eyes to look where you are going
 
2.turn your head and eyes to look where you are going
Usually a good way to handle tailgaters is to: 1.Change lanes and let them pass2.speed up to put distance between you and the tailgater
 
1.Change lanes and let them pass
To reduce your reaction time:1.ride slower than the speed limit2.cover the clutch and the brakes3.shift into neutral when slowing
 
2.cover the clutch and the brakes
Making eye contact with other drivers:1.Is a good sign they see you2.Isn't worth the effort it takes3. Doesn't mean they'll yield to you
 
3. Doesn't mean they'll yield to you
Reflective clothing should:1.be worn @ night2.Be worn during the day3.not be worn4.be worn day & night
 
4.be worn day & night
the best way to stop quickly:1.use the front brake only2.use the rear brake first3.throttle down & use the front brake4.use both brakes simultaneously
 
4.use both brakes simultaneously
when it starts to rain its usually best to:1.ride in the center of the lane2.ride in the tire tracks left by car 3.increase your speed
 
2.ride in the tire tracks left by car
If your motorcycle starts to wobble:1.accelerate2. use the brake gradually3.grip the handlebars firmly & close the throttle gradually4.downshift
 
3.grip the handlebars firmly & close the throttle gradually
If a dog is chasing:1.kick it away2.stop until the animal loses interest3.swerve around the animal4.approach the animal slowly, then speed up
 
4.approach the animal slowly, then speed up
passengers should:1.lean as you lean2.hold on to the motorcycle seat3.sit as far back as possible 4.never hold onto you
 
1.lean as you lean
when riding in a group inexperienced riders should position themselves:1.just behind the leader2.at the tail end of the group3.beside the leader
 
1.just behind the leader
If you wait an hour for each drink before riding:1.you can't be arrested2.side effects may still remain4.you'll be okay as long as you ride slow
 
2.side effects may still remain
It's most important to flash your brake lights when: 1.someone is following too closely2.you'll be slowing suddenly3.There's a stop sign ahead
 
2.you'll be slowing suddenly
The front brake supplies how much of the stopping power? 1. 1/4 2. 1/2 3.3/4 4. all
 
3. 3/4
swerving correctly: 1.shift your weight quickly2.turn the handlebars quickly3.press the handgrip in the direction of the turn4.press the handgrip in the opposite direction of the turn
 
3.press the handgrip in the direction of the turn
If a tire goes flat while ridding, its best:1.relax on the handgrips2.shift weight to good tire3.brake on good tire & steer to side of road4.use both brakes to stop
 
3.brake on good tire & steer to side of road

A car is waiting to enter the intersection, it's best to: 1.make eye contact with the driver2.reduce speed & be ready to react3. maintain speed and position4. maintain speed and move right
 
2.reduce speed & be ready to react
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