Motorcycle Quiz 7

1. The tires on your motorcycle should be checked
At the start of every season.
Once a week.
Every time you ride.
Once a month.

2. When can you share your lane?
When paired up with another motorcycle
When riding between lanes of vehicles
When riding in the right lane position

3. The side of the road can be dangerous to motorcycles because
The pavement is of poor quality near the edge.
You cannot be seen when riding near the edge.
The road edge markings are often inaccurate.
Of dirt and gravel buildup.

4. If you experience a weaving feeling while riding over a metal grating, what should you do?
Relax and maintain your speed.
Decrease your speed.
Increase your speed.
Grip the handlebars tightly to stop the feeling.

5. If both braking and swerving are needed to avoid hitting an object, in which order should you brake and swerve?
Brake before swerving, never after swerving.
Brake before or after swerving.
Brake while swerving.
Brake after swerving, never before swerving.

6. Motorcycle cargo should NOT be secured with
Elastic cords.
Tank bags.

7. How can you increase your visibility at blind intersections?
Choose a lane position that lets you be seen as soon as possible.
Always ride in the center lane position.
Flash your brake light.
Stop beyond the stop line so you will be seen.

8. A motorcycle typically requires
More room to operate safely than a car does.
Less distance to stop than a car does.
The same distance to stop as a car does.
More distance to stop than a car does.

9. When making a normal turn, should the motorcycle rider lean?
Yes, the rider should lean with the motorcycle.
No, the rider should not lean.
Yes, the rider should lean in the opposite direction.
Yes, the rider should lean forward.

10. When you load saddlebags, you should
Fill one completely before loading the other one.
Not exceed 20 pounds per bag.
Fill both of them completely.
Load them evenly with the same weight.

11. Before you mount your motorcycle for a trip, you should check
The fluids.
The tires.
The signal lights.
All of the above.

12. When you ride in a group,
Ride in pairs whenever possible.
Don’t tailgate the rider in front of you.
Put the newest riders at the rear.
Never ride in groups of more than three.

13. On a highway, you see other vehicles about to merge into your lane from an entrance ramp. What should you do?
Give them plenty of room.
Move into another lane if one is open.
If you cannot change lanes, adjust your speed to open up space for the merging vehicles.
Do all of the above.

14. Before each ride, you should adjust
The throttle.
Your seat.
The side mirrors.
The clutch.

15. The gearshift lever is located
In front of the right footrest.
By the right handgrip.
By the left handgrip.
In front of the left footrest.

16. How can you increase your chances of being seen?
Choose the best lane position.
Wear bright clothing.
Use your headlight
Do all of the above.

17. What do gravel, lane markings, and road edges have in common?
They provide poor traction for motorcycles.
They are present on all roads.
They are areas where motorcycles cannot ride.
They are the safest places to ride.

18. Help other vehicle operators notice that you are slowing down by
Flashing your brake light.
Beeping your horn.
Using signal lights.
Swerving from side to side.

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

20. When you are preparing to pass a vehicle, you should ride in __________ lane position
The left
The right
The center