Motorcycle Quiz 9

1. Which lane position(s) are safest for motorcycles?
The center lane position is safest.
The left lane position is safest.
The left and right lane positions are safest.
It depends on the situation.

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

3. Start your motorcycle with your right wrist

4. When you are approaching an intersection, the best way to reduce your reaction time is to
Cover the clutch and brake.
Avoid using the highest gear.
Keep the clutch pulled in when not accelerating.
Avoid wearing a full-face helmet.

5. When you are stopped at a stop sign, your motorcycle should remain in
Third gear.
Second gear.
First gear.

6. If you think that another vehicle might try to share your lane, what should you do?
Ride in the center lane position.
Flash your brake light.
Swerve from side to side.
Use hand signals.

7. Which is the best lane position for being seen by the driver of the vehicle ahead of you?

8. If the throttle is stuck and twisting it back and forth does not free it, what should you do?
Operate the engine cut-off switch and pull in the clutch at the same time.
Stop the motorcycle using the rear brake only.
Jump off the motorcycle.
Pull in the clutch.

9. To start your motorcycle on an upgrade, what should you do?
Use the rear brake to hold you until the engine takes hold.
Position yourself at a 90-degree angle against the curb.
Start in second gear.
Never try to start a motorcycle on an upgrade.

10. To increase your chances of being seen by another vehicle, you should
Ride only during the day.
Avoid riding in heavy traffic.
Ride in areas where there are lots of motorcycles.
Wear reflective clothing.

11. If your motorcycle is not equipped with a windshield, you should
Avoid carrying passengers.
Have your motorcycle fitted with a windshield before you ride it.
Wear safety goggles or a face shield.
Ride only on paved roads.

12. During _________ turns, you should lean your motorcycle while keeping your body straight.
Slow, wide
Fast, wide
Fast, tight
Slow, tight

13. When you are being passed on the left, which lane position should you ride in?

14. The _______ brake is more important because it __________.
Front; is the emergency brake
Front; provides 70% of the stopping power
Rear; provides 70% of the stopping power
Rear; is the emergency brake

15. If there are two or more motorcyclists riding together, they should ride
In a V-formation.
In pairs.
Single file.
In a staggered formation.

16. When scanning the road, you should be looking for
Road conditions.
Traffic conditions.
Escape routes.
All of the above.

17. What is one benefit of riding in the center lane position?
It lets you turn easily.
It helps you maintain a constant speed.
It prevents other vehicles from sharing your lane.
It keeps you hidden from other vehicle operators.

18. When you ride alongside parked cars, why should you maintain a left lane position?
You may avoid a door opening into your path.
The center lane position is too slippery.
Motorcyclists should always ride in the left lane position.
You are more likely to hit a car in the right lane position.

19. If your throttle is stuck and twisting it back and forth does not free it, you should
Apply the front brake only.
Apply both brakes.
Operate the engine kill switch.
Use engine braking.

20. Alcohol affects the body in many different ways, but it first affects your
Reaction time.