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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.

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1. Face shields and goggles:
  • Last forever and likely never need to be replaced

  • Will develop scratches and become brittle, requiring regular replacement

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

  • Should not allow air to pass through them

2. When riding in a group and the group is passing another vehicle it is best to:
  • Allow one rider to fully pass the other vehicle before another motorcycle rider begins to pass

  • 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

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

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

  • Sneakers are the best footwear

  • Long laces are acceptable

  • Heels should be long

4. Maximum front-line braking is accomplished by:
  • Using both brakes

  • Using the front brake only

  • Using the rear brake while downshifting

  • Using the rear brake only

5. Usually, a good way to handle tailgaters is to:
  • Speed up to put distance between you and the tailgater

  • Ignore them.

  • Use your horn and make obscene gestures

  • Change lanes and let them pass.

6. A passenger on a motorcycle should
  • Mount the motorcycle after the engine starts

  • Mount the motorcycle before the engine starts

  • Sit as close to the rear as possible

  • Hold onto the seat