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Indiana Motorcycle License Practice Test 1

1. Most motorcycle accidents occur at speeds below 30 mph; that means that motorcycle riders should:
  Always drive faster than 30 mph.
  Always ride slower than 30 mph.
  Wear a helmet to cut down on head injuries.
  Be especially careful when you begin your ride.
2. The safest type of eye protection is:
  Sunglasses.
  Goggles.
  The motorcycle\'s windshield.
  A face shield.
3. In order for a motorcycle to be street legal, it must have:
  Brakes in front and back.
  Turn signals and brake, head and tail lights.
  Two mirrors and a horn.
  All of the above.
4. You can help make yourself more visible to other drivers by:
  Wearing reflective clothing.
  Using your headlights.
  Allowing space between yourself and other vehicles.
  All of the above.
5. To stop or slow your motorcycle down, you should:
  Use only the front brake.
  Use only the back brake.
  Use both brakes at once.
  Use only both brakes in inclement weather.
6. While riding your motorcycle, the reason to allow plenty of space all around you is to:
  Provide room to maneuver away from a hazard.
  Give you time to react to a potential problem.
  So people can see you better.
  All of the above.
7. The best lane position to take is:
  The center of the lane.
  The lane appropriate to the situation and conditions.
  The far left position.
  The far right position.
8. When riding at night, it is safest to:
  Slow down because you cannot see possible obstacles in the roadway.
  Maintain the posted speed limit.
  Wear light colored clothing or gear with reflective strips.
  Both 1 and 3
9. If you plan to pass a vehicle, you should:
  Always pass to the left.
  Always pass on the right.
  Exceed the speed limit by no more than 10 mph.
  Flash your headlights to let them know you intentions.
10. When a driver of a vehicle is passing you, you should:
  Stay in the far left lane position.
  Move to the center lane position.
  Move to the far right lane position.
  Slow down.
11. Lane sharing:
  Lets you get where you are going faster.
  Is an unsafe practice.
  Can be dangerous in heavy traffic.
  Is perfectly acceptable.
12. While riding your motorcycle, the most likely place to have a problem with a vehicle driver is:
  On the highway in inclement weather.
  On the highway during clear weather.
  At any type of intersection.
  In a residential neighborhood.
13. If you park your motorcycle at the curb, you should park it at:
  45 degree angle.
  180 degree angle.
  360 degree angle.
  90 degree angle.
14. You should get into the habit of turning on your headlights:
  In bad weather.
  All of the time.
  At dusk.
  In the early morning.
15. You should use your turn signals:
  Every time you change lanes.
  Only when other vehicles are nearby.
  Only at night.
  Only while riding in heavy traffic.
16. You should always check your mirrors when:
  You are planning to slow down.
  You are stopped at an intersection.
  You are about to change lanes.
  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:
  Motorcycles do not have blind spots.
  You will be through your blind spot in a few seconds.
  Your mirrors will let you know if it is clear.
  None of the above.
18. If you should see a potential for an accident in front of you, you should:
  Be prepared to swerve.
  Apply firm and steady pressure on both brakes.
  Be ready to speed up.
  Any or all of these depending on the situation.
19. The biggest cause of accidents involving a single motorcycle is:
  Driving too fast in bad weather.
  Improper braking techniques.
  Veering wide through a turn or curve.
  Carrying a passenger or bundle.
20. You need to ride with extra safety precautions when the road:
  Is wet, muddy or icy.
  Is constructed of dirt or gravel.
  Includes bumpy surfaces such as speed bumps, manhole covers or lane dots.
  All of the above.
21. If you do have to travel on a slippery roadway, you should:
  Slow down and coast with you feet on the roadway when necessary.
  Keep the bike as upright as possible.
  Grab the brakes hard to get some traction.
  Both 1 and 2 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:
  Brake fast and hard to stop the problem quickly.
  Shift your weight forward.
  Get off the roadway as soon as you are safely able to.
  Redistribute the load.
23. If for any reason you need to pull off the road, you should always:
  Check that the shoulder is strong enough to support you and your motorcycle.
  Use your turn or hand signals.
  Flash your headlights and sound your horn.
  All except 3
24. When carrying passengers, the one thing they should never do is:
  Sit far forward, but not enough to crowd you.
  Hold onto you.
  Talk to you so you aren\'t bored.
  Prop their feet up on the pegs when the bike is stopped.
25. When riding in a group of motorcyclists, it is best to:
  Keep the group smaller than four or five riders.
  Maintain a staggered formation.
  Let the beginners go first.
  All of the above.