Motorcycle Quiz 3

1. The safest formation when riding in a group is
Single file.
The staggered formation.
In pairs.
The V-formation.

2. When should you have your headlight on?
At night and in fog
Between dusk and dawn
Only at night
At all times

3. Using your brakes properly means
Alternating between the front and rear brakes.
Using only the front brake in most stopping situations.
Using the front brake only in emergencies.
Using both brakes every time you stop.

4. When parked beside a curb, your motorcycle should be
Facing the curb with the front wheel touching the curb.
Parallel to the curb.
Positioned at an angle with the rear wheel to the curb.
Lying on the curb.

5. When turning your motorcycle, what should you avoid?
Leaning with the motorcycle
Turning your whole head to see where you are going

6. To carry cargo on your motorcycle, what should you do?
Attach the cargo to your gas tank.
Never carry cargo on a motorcycle.
Use ropes to secure the load.
Fill saddlebags evenly.

7. How is maximum straight-line braking achieved?
Apply only the rear brake.
Apply only the front brake.
Fully apply both brakes.
Pull the kill engine switch.

8. Before you start your motorcycle’s engine, your transmission should be in
Second gear.
Third gear.
First gear.

9. If oncoming traffic is present and you are passing a line of parked cars, which lane position should you ride in?
The center
The righ
The left
The center or right

10. When should your motorcycle’s side mirrors be adjusted?
While you are riding
Never (the mirrors are not adjustable)
At the first stop after you start riding
Before you start riding

11. If an object suddenly appears in your riding path, you should __________ to avoid a crash.
Lean your motorcycle
Swerve and apply the brakes
Swerve around the object
Apply the front brake gently

12. When scanning the road for hazards, how far ahead should you be looking?
5 Seconds
12 seconds
20 feet
40 feet

13. How many lane positions are available to a motorcycle in a single lane of traffic?

14. When riding through a turn, you should turn
Your whole upper body.
Your head only.
Your head and shoulders.
All of the above.

15. At minimum, a street-legal motorcycle should have which of the following equipment?
Horn and two mirrors
Headlight, taillight, brake light, and turn signals
Front and rear brakes
All of the above

16. You are turning right onto a road with one lane of traffic moving in each direction. Taking a right turn too fast could cause you to
Tip over your motorcycle.
Run off the right edge of the road.
Hit the vehicle in front of you.
Veer into the opposing lane.

17. As you approach the center of a curve, you should
Decrease the throttle.
Move toward the outside of the curve.
Move toward the inside of the curve.
Apply the rear brake.

18. When riding in traffic, do not share your lane with cars or other vehicles because
Cars and motorcycles each need a full lane width to operate safely.
Car drivers may not allow you to share the same lane.
You might face a sudden wind blast.
Lost of the roads are narrow.

19. Blind intersections can be dangerous because
They are not controlled by traffic signs.
Other vehicles will have difficulty seeing you in certain areas.
They are high-speed intersections.
U-turns are not permitted.

20. You should use your high-beam headlight when you are _________ a vehicle at night.
Neither following nor meeting
Following or meeting