Motorcycle Quiz 5

1. Your passenger should
Lean back to balance the motorcycle.
Also have a motorcycle license.
Wear a motorcycle lap belt.
Lean as you lean.

2. Which of the following can affect your ability to ride a motorcycle?
Prescription medications
Illegal drugs
All of the above

3. In slow turns, how can you help balance the motorcycle?
Lean with the motorcycle.
Keep your body straight.
Lean in the opposite direction of the motorcycle.
Lean forward.

4. When packing your motorcycle, you should pack heavier items
On the sissy bar.
In a backpack.
In front of the tank bag.
In the handlebars.

5. Which of the following surfaces provide less traction than usual?
Wet pavement
Uneven surfaces
Metal gratings
All of the above

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

7. Which of the following surfaces are the most hazardous for a motorcycle to ride on?
Rural roads
Multilane highways
Newly paved roads
Travel roads

8. In which of these situations is it LEAST important to check your mirrors?
When you are starting to slow down
Before you change lanes
When you are descending a large hill
When you are stopped at an intersection

9. _________ is prohibited when riding downhill.
Coasting in neutral
Shifting gears
Slowing down
Increasing your speed

10. To carry a passenger on your motorcycle, it must have
Footrests for the passenger.
A Windshield.
Side saddlebags.
High-quality shocks.

11. To park at the roadside, you should park
On the curb.
With your front tire touching the curb.
Parallel to the curb.
With your rear tire touching the curb.

12. Because cars merging onto the highway may not see you, you should
Pull in the clutch.
Move into a farther lane if possible.
Move into the center lane position.
Flash your brake light.

13. When you are riding at night, what is the best way to identify bumps in the road?
Scan the road often.
Ride only where there are street lights.
Use your high beam.
Watch the taillights of the vehicle ahead of you.

14. How can you ride safely on slippery surfaces?
Ride in the slipperiest portion of the lane.
Reduce your speed and avoid sudden moves.
Lean opposite to the motorcycle during turns.
Increase your speed to maintain balance.

15. Which lane position should you ride in when another vehicle is passing you on the left?
Left or right
Center or right

16. Which of the following present(s) the greatest danger?
Bicycles on the side of the road
Overpasses and tunnels
Motorcycle chain problems
Oncoming traffic turning left in front of you

17. All of the following can affect your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) EXCEPT
The time of day.
How fast you drink.
Your weight.
The amount of alcohol you consume.

18. For stopping or slowing down, the most effective method is to use
The front brake only.
The rear brake only.
Engine braking only.
Both the front and rear brakes.

19. When approaching a turn, when should you reduce your speed?
During the turn
Before the turn
After the turn
At any time

20. How many lane positions are available to you in a single traffic lane?