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Maryland MVA Motorcycle Practice Test 4 2018

(From the 2018 Maryland Motorcycle Manual)
Number of tests: 4
Number of questions: 30
Passing score: 84

Directions: To get a motorcycle license in Maryland, you must pass a knowledge test. The Maryland 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 Maryland Motorcycle Manual. If you need additional information, please contact your local DMV office. You can find your nearest DMV office at Maryland DMV locations.

You have made 2 errors so far.
1. A shatter-resistant face shield:
  • Does not offer as much protection as goggles

  • Can protect your face in a crash

  • Is only used to protect riders from dirt

  • Should not be used with a helmet

2. If the chain or belt of your motorcycle breaks, you will:
  • Experience a sudden loss of power to the front wheel

  • Experience a sudden loss of power to the rear wheel

  • Experience a sudden increase in power to the rear wheel

  • Experience a sudden increase in power to the front wheel

3. One way to tell if the rear tire has gone flat while riding is:
  • There will be a hissing noise from the rear of the bike

  • The rear brake will not work

  • The back end will jerk from side to side

  • You will be unable to accelerate

4. When entering a turn, the rider should:
  • Reduce speed

  • Move their shoulders to match the angle of the turn

  • Speed up

  • Sit up as high as possible

5. If it is foggy or raining, how should you use your headlight?
  • Use the low beam

  • Alternate between low and high beam

  • If possible, don’t use the headlight

  • Use the high beam

6. When riding in a group using a staggered formation, what formation should be used if the group wants to pass another vehicle?
  • Splintered

  • Staggered

  • Side-by-side

  • Single file