Motorcycle Safety Quiz - By Al Donofrio (safety Officer For First State H.o.g. Chapter 2510)

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Safety Officer Quizzes & Trivia

A short quiz the purpose of which is to get you to THINK about safety. It's not as important that you get all the questions right as that you take the quiz in the first place. Yes, some questions are controversial and invoke strong emotions, but after all, the very idea of discussing these questions and answers is the point isn't it?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    It is MOST important to flash your brake light when: 
    • A. 

      Someone is following too closely.

    • B. 

      You will be slowing suddenly.

    • C. 

      There is a stop sign ahead.

    • D. 

      Your signals are not working.

  • 2. 
    The FRONT brake supplies how much of the potential stopping 
    • A. 

      About one-quarter

    • B. 

      About one-half

    • C. 

      About three-quarters

    • D. 

      All of the stopping power

  • 3. 
    To swerve correctly:
    • A. 

      Shift your weight quickly

    • B. 

      Turn the handlebars quickly

    • C. 

      Press the hand grip in the direction of the turn.

    • D. 

      Press the hand grip in the opposite direction of the turn.

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Relax on the hand grips

    • B. 

      Shift your weight towards the good tire

    • C. 

      Brake on the good tire and steer to the side of the road

    • D. 

      Use both brakes and stop quickly

  • 5. 
    A car is waiting to enter the intersection you are approaching. It is best to:
    • A. 

      Make eye contact with the driver

    • B. 

      Reduce speed and be ready to react

    • C. 

      Maintain speed and position

    • D. 

      Maintain speed and move right

  • 6. 
    To reduce your reaction time, you should:
    • A. 

      Ride slower than the speed limit

    • B. 

      Cover the clutch and the brakes

    • C. 

      Shift into neutral when slowing

    • D. 

      Pull in the clutch when turning

  • 7. 
    More than half of all crashes:
    • A. 

      Occur at speeds greater than 35 mph

    • B. 

      Happen at night

    • C. 

      Are caused by worn tires

    • D. 

      Involve riders who have less than two years experience on their bike.

  • 8. 
    When riding, you should:
    • A. 

      Turn your head and shoulders to look through turnes

    • B. 

      Keep your arms straight

    • C. 

      Keep your knees away from the gas tank

    • D. 

      Turn just your head and eyes to look through turns.

  • 9. 
    If your motorcycle starts to wobble:
    • A. 

      Accelerate out of the wobble

    • B. 

      Use both brakes gently to stop

    • C. 

      Grip the handlebars firmly and close the throttle slowly

    • D. 

      Quickly downshift

  • 10. 
    When it starts to rain it is usually best to:
    • A. 

      Ride in the center of the lane

    • B. 

      Pull off the road until the rain stops

    • C. 

      Ride in the tire tracks left by cars

    • D. 

      Increase your speed

  • 11. 
    The best way to stop quickly is to:
    • A. 

      Use the front brake only

    • B. 

      Slow with back brake to avoid front wheel lock up

    • C. 

      Throttle down and use the front brake

    • D. 

      Use both brakes at the same time