Motorcycle Quiz 2

1. Before taking a trip with your motorcycle, you should check
The fluids.
The tires.
The mirrors.
All of the above.

2. ____________ a common factor in motorcycle collisions.
Not being seen is
Traffic signals are
Seasonal changes are
Bad drivers are

3. For an adequate space cushion, maintain a following distance of at least ______ seconds.

4. Most of your motorcycle’s stopping power is provided by
The clutch.
The front brake.
The rear brake.
The front and rear brakes equally.

5. Why is maintaining a space cushion important?
It gives you space to maneuver.
It gives you time to react.
It gives you time to correct your mistakes.
It does all of the above.

6. As you approach an obstacle that you will need to ride over, you should
Increase your speed.
Slow down as much as possible.
Maintain the same speed.
Come to a complete stop.

7. While riding your motorcycle in potentially high-risk areas, you should cover __________ to reduce your reaction time.
Your whole travel lane
Your eyes with goggles
Your head with a helme
The clutch and both brakes

8. When you are properly seated on a motorcycle, your arms should be
Positioned with your elbows locked.
Bent slightly.
Positioned with your hands above your elbows.
at a 90-degree angle.

9. If your front tire fails while you are riding, you should
Avoid using the rear brake.
Shift your weight to the rear to help maintain stability.
Shift your weight to the front to help maintain stability.
Use engine braking to slow down.

10. While riding your motorcycle, you approach a crosswalk that a pedestrian has just entered. What should you do?
Stop inside the crosswalk.
Proceed if the pedestrian is not in your lane.
Stop and wait for the pedestrian to cross the road.
Proceed as long as you will not hit the pedestrian.

11. If you brake hard on a straightaway and your rear wheel locks,
Release the brake and only use the front brake.
Keep the rear wheel locked until you have stopped.
Release both brakes and coast to a stop.
Pull the engine kill switch.

12. When passing another vehicle, you should
Move quickly through the vehicle’s blind spot.
Start your pass from the center lane position.
Move as far left as possible.
Make eye contact with the driver.

13. The best way to cross unavoidable obstacles on the road is to
Cross them at a 45-degree angle.
Put your feet down for support.
Walk your motorcycle across them.
Cross them at a 90-degree angle.

14. In normal turns, the rider and the motorcycle must
Not lean at all.
Lean at different angles.
Lean together at the same angle.
Do none of the above.

15. How should you cross railroad tracks that are parallel to your course?
Cross them at an angle of exactly 90 degrees.
Never cross railroad tracks that are parallel to your course.
Edge across the tracks.
Ross them at an angle of at least 45 degrees.

16. If your motorcycle starts to wobble, you should
Apply the rear brake only.
Close the throttle slowly.
Apply the front brake only.
Open the throttle slowly.

17. Adjust your side mirrors so you will be able to see
Behind you and part of the lane beside you.
Only behind your vehicle.
Only beside your vehicle.
Everything in front of you.

18. Your passenger should keep his or her feet on the footrests
At all times.
Unless you are stopped at an intersection.
While the motorcycle is moving.
Unless you are riding over a slippery surface.

19. How can you increase your visibility at night?
Avoid wearing a tinted face shield.
Wear fluorescent clothing.
Wear reflective gear.
Wear a bright helmet.

20. What can cause the engine to lock?
Shifting gears improperly
Being low on oil
Skidding the front tire
Braking with only one brake