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Colorado DMV Motorcycle Practice Test 8 2018

(From the 2018 Colorado Motorcycle Manual)
Number of tests: 8
Number of questions: 30
Passing score: 84

Directions: To get a motorcycle license in Colorado, you must pass a knowledge test. The Colorado Knowledge test consists of 25 questions. You must score 84% to pass that test. The following questions are based on the details provided in the Colorado Motorcycle Manual. If you need additional information, please contact your local DMV office. You can find your nearest DMV office at Colorado DMV locations.

You have made 2 errors so far.
1. You will get the best protection from a helmet that is all of the following, except:
  • Meets U.S. DOT standards

  • Fits snugly

  • Has no obvious defects

  • Has been in an accident before

2. The gear shift lever is located
  • Behind the right footrest

  • In front of the left footrest

  • Behind the left footrest

  • In front of the right footrest

3. When riding a motorcycle, the following applies to footwear:
  • Long laces are acceptable

  • Heels should be short

  • Sneakers are the best footwear

  • Heels should be long

4. Once a motorcycle helmet has been involved in a crash it should be:
  • Replaced

  • Inspected closely

  • Outfitted with a new chin strap

  • Sold to another rider

5. Engine braking:
  • Is slowing by turning the engine off

  • Is illegal

  • Is slowing down by downshifting

  • Is not encouraged because of the damage it does to the engine

6. Which of the following is a way to increase a motorcycle operator’s visibility with other drivers?
  • Turning the headlight off

  • Wearing dark-colored clothes

  • Wearing bright-colored clothing

  • Following another vehicle very closely