Motorcycle Quiz 6

1. When you ride a motorcycle, your arms are primarily used for
Hand signals.
Holding yourself up.

2. Which of the following is the best way to secure cargo?
Nylon rope
Cable ties
Metal chains
Elastic cords

3. When you ride a motorcycle, your clothing should be protective and
Loose fitting.
Completely cover your arms and legs.
Made of an approved material.
Tight fitting.

4. If your front tire fails while you are riding, you should ease off the throttle,
Use both brakes, and stop on the shoulder of the road.
Pull the kill engine switch, and roll to a stop.
Use the front brake, and move to the side of the road.
Use the rear brake, and move to the side of the road.

5. If you are riding in a group and you need to pass the vehicle in front of you,
Pass in pairs.
Pass as a whole group.
Never pass while riding in a group.
Pass one rider at a time.

6. What are the four steps in making a proper turn?
Slow, look, press, roll
Slow, press, look, roll
Press, look, slow, roll
Look, press, roll, slow

7. Which of the following is the most likely place for a collision?
At an intersection
On a one-way road
On a curve
On a hill

8. If you suspect the driver ahead of you does not know that you are behind his or her vehicle, you should
Try to pass the vehicle as soon as possible.
Increase your following distance to 5 seconds.
Slow down and ride in the left lane position.
Ride in the center lane position.

9. Cross railroad tracks at an angle of at least 45 degrees because
This will allow you to cross the tracks quickly.
A larger angle would be unsafe.
This will give you the best view of oncoming trains.
At a smaller angle, you might catch your tires.

10. Ride more safely at night by
Increasing your speed and decreasing your following distance.
Reducing your speed and increasing your following distance.
Educing your speed and decreasing your following distance.
Increasing your speed and increasing your following distance.

11. The safest way to use saddlebags is to
Distribute the weight evenly between them.
Not carry a passenger at the same time.
Make sure all of them are full.
Use only one at a time.

12. At night, you should
Wear brighter clothing so you can be seen.
Slow down so you can stop within the range of your headlight.
Avoid riding on rural roads.
Follow vehicles closely.

13. If your motorcycle starts to wobble, the best way to stop it is to
Apply the front brake.
Accelerate out of the wobble.
Apply the rear brake.
Close the throttle gradually.

14. When riding on an uneven surface, you can absorb more shock by
Swerving from side to side.
Rising slightly off the seat.
Taking your feet off the footrests.
Applying the brake lightly.

15. Which of the following does NOT lessen your chances of being involved in a collision?
Using your signal lights
Maintaining a space cushion
Scanning your path of travel
Wearing protective gear

16. Which of the following statements about carrying a passenger is true?
The passenger should sit as far back as possible.
The passenger should put his or her feet down at stops.
The passenger should avoid holding on to the motorcyclist.
The passenger should keep his or her feet on the footrests at all times.

17. For the most effective steering, your hands should be positioned
Below your elbows.
At or below elbow height.
With elbows locked.
Above your elbows.

18. When should a passenger get on a motorcycle?
Before the motorcyclist
Before the motorcycle is taken off the stand
Before the engine has been started
After the engine has been started

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

20. A motorcycle is less visible than a car because it
Does not have as many lights.
Has a smaller profile.
Travels faster than a car.
Has a quieter engine.