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Maryland MVA Motorcycle Practice Test 6 2019

(From the 2019 Maryland Motorcycle Manual)
Number of tests: 6
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. Maximum front-line braking is accomplished by:
  • Using the rear brake only

  • Using the rear brake while downshifting

  • Using both brakes

  • Using the front brake only

2. Face shields and goggles:
  • Should not allow air to pass through them

  • Should be made of breakable materials so they break-away in the event of a crash

  • Will develop scratches and become brittle, requiring regular replacement

  • Last forever and likely never need to be replaced

3. A passenger on a motorcycle should
  • Sit as close to the rear as possible

  • Mount the motorcycle after the engine starts

  • Mount the motorcycle before the engine starts

  • Hold onto the seat

4. When riding a motorcycle, the following applies to footwear:
  • Heels should be long

  • Sneakers are the best footwear

  • Heels should be short

  • Long laces are acceptable

5. Usually, a good way to handle tailgaters is to:
  • Use your horn and make obscene gestures

  • Speed up to put distance between you and the tailgater

  • Change lanes and let them pass.

  • Ignore them.

6. When riding in a group and the group is passing another vehicle it is best to:
  • Get past the other vehicle as soon as possible, so several members of the group may pass the vehicle at one time

  • Have the last rider in the group wave at the vehicle being passed to signal there are no other motorcycles approaching

  • Allow one rider to fully pass the other vehicle before another motorcycle rider begins to pass

  • Pass in a staggered formation, so the driver of the vehicle being passed is more likely to see the group members