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  • 1. 
    Most motorcycle accidents occur at speeds below 30 mph; that means that motorcycle riders should:
    • A. 

      Always drive faster than 30 mph

    • B. 

      Always ride slower than 30 mph.

    • C. 

      Wear a helmet to cut down on head injuries.

    • D. 

      Be especially careful when you begin your ride.

  • 2. 
    The safest type of eye protection is:
    • A. 

      Sunglasses.

    • B. 

      Goggles.

    • C. 

      The motorcycle's windshield.

    • D. 

      A face shield.

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Brakes in front and back.

    • B. 

      Turn signals and brake, head and tail lights.

    • C. 

      Mirrors and a horn.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 4. 
    You can help make yourself more visible to other drivers by:
    • A. 

      Wearing reflective clothing.

    • B. 

      Using your headlights.

    • C. 

      Allowing space between yourself and other vehicles.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 5. 
    To stop or slow your motorcycle down, you should:
    • A. 

      Use only the front brake.

    • B. 

      Use only the back brake

    • C. 

      Use both brakes at once.

    • D. 

      Use only both brakes in inclement weather.

  • 6. 
    While riding your motorcycle, the reason to allow plenty of space all around you is to:
    • A. 

      Provide room to maneuver away from a hazard.

    • B. 

      Give you time to react to a potential problem.

    • C. 

      So people can see you better.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 7. 
    The best lane position to take is:
    • A. 

      The center of the lane.

    • B. 

      The lane appropriate to the situation and conditions.

    • C. 

      The far left position.

    • D. 

      The far right position.

  • 8. 
    When riding at night, it is safest to:
    • A. 

      Slow down because you cannot see possible obstacles in the roadway.

    • B. 

      Maintain the posted speed limit.

    • C. 

      Wear light colored clothing or gear with reflective strips.

    • D. 

      Both A and C

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Always pass to the left.

    • B. 

      Always pass on the right.

    • C. 

      Exceed the speed limit by no more than 10 mph.

    • D. 

      Flash your headlights to let them know you intentions.

  • 10. 
     When a driver of a vehicle is passing you, you should:
    • A. 

      Stay in the far left lane position.

    • B. 

      Move to the center lane position.

    • C. 

      Move to the far right lane position.

    • D. 

      Slow down.

  • 11. 
    Lane sharing:
    • A. 

      Lets you get where you are going faster.

    • B. 

      Is an unsafe practice.

    • C. 

      Can be dangerous in heavy traffic.

    • D. 

      Is perfectly acceptable.

  • 12. 
    While riding your motorcycle, the most likely place to have a problem with a vehicle drivers is:
    • A. 

      On the highway in inclement weather.

    • B. 

      On the highway during clear weather.

    • C. 

      At any type of intersection.

    • D. 

      In a residential neighborhood.

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      45 degree angle.

    • B. 

      180 degree angle

    • C. 

      360 degree angle.

    • D. 

      90 degree angle.

  • 14. 
    You should get into the habit of turning on your headlights:
    • A. 

      In bad weather.

    • B. 

      All of the time

    • C. 

      At dusk.

    • D. 

      In the early morning.

  • 15. 
    You should use your turn signals:
    • A. 

      Every time you change lanes.

    • B. 

      Only when other vehicles are nearby.

    • C. 

      Only at night.

    • D. 

      Only while riding in heavy traffic.

  • 16. 
    You should always check your mirrors when:
    • A. 

      You are planning to slow down.

    • B. 

      You are stopped at an intersection.

    • C. 

      You are about to change lanes.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 17. 
    On your motorcycle, you don't have to turn your head to check before you make a lane change because:
    • A. 

      Motorcycles do not have 'blind spots.'

    • B. 

      You will be through your blind spot in a few seconds.

    • C. 

      Your mirrors will let you know if it is clear.

    • D. 

      You should always turn your head to check before you make a lane change

  • 18. 
     If you should see a potential for an accident in front of you, you should:
    • A. 

      Be prepared to swerve.

    • B. 

      Apply firm and steady pressure on both brakes.

    • C. 

      Be ready to speed up.

    • D. 

      Any or all of these depending on the situation.

  • 19. 
    The biggest cause of accidents involving a single motorcycle is:
    • A. 

      Driving too fast in bad weather.

    • B. 

      Improper braking techniques.

    • C. 

      Veering wide through a turn or curve.

    • D. 

      Carrying a passenger or bundle.

  • 20. 
    You need to ride with extra safety precautions when the road:
    • A. 

      Is wet, muddy or icy.

    • B. 

      Is constructed of dirt or gravel.

    • C. 

      Includes bumpy surfaces such as speed bumps, manhole covers or lane dots.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 21. 
     If you do have to travel on a slippery roadway, you should:
    • A. 

      Slow down and coast with you feet on the roadway when necessary.

    • B. 

      Keep the bike as upright as possible.

    • C. 

      Grab the brakes hard to get some traction.

    • D. 

      Both A and B are correct.

  • 22. 
    A 'wobble' can begin for many reasons, including load imbalance, under or over inflated tires, or mechanical trouble. If you experience a wobble, you should do all these things except:
    • A. 

      Brake fast and hard to stop the problem quickly.

    • B. 

      Shift your weight forward.

    • C. 

      Get off the roadway as soon as you are safely able to.

    • D. 

      Redistribute the load.

  • 23. 
    If for any reason you need to pull off the road, you should always:
    • A. 

      Check that the shoulder is strong enough to support you and your motorcycle.

    • B. 

      Use your turn or hand signals

    • C. 

      Flash your headlights and sound your horn.

    • D. 

      All except C

  • 24. 
    When carrying passengers, the one thing they should never do is:
    • A. 

      Sit far forward, but not enough to crowd you.

    • B. 

      Hold onto you.

    • C. 

      Talk to you so you aren't bored.

    • D. 

      Prop their feet up on the pegs when the bike is stopped.

  • 25. 
    When riding in a group of motorcyclists, it is best to:
    • A. 

      Keep the group smaller than four or five riders.

    • B. 

      Maintain a staggered formation.

    • C. 

      Let the beginners go first.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

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