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Maryland MVA Motorcycle Practice Test 9 2019

(From the 2019 Maryland Motorcycle Manual)
Number of tests: 9
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. Why should motorcycle riders in a group not pair up?
  • There is no place to go if you have to maneuver to avoid danger

  • It is too difficult for riders on the left side to exit a highway

  • Reflections off the other motorcycle may make it difficult to see

  • A person merging may not see both riders

2. At night, what type of clothing is best to be seen with?
  • A leather jacket

  • Reflective clothes

  • Bright-colored clothes

  • Dark-colored clothes

3. More than half of all crashes:
  • Occur because of distractions caused by passengers

  • Happen at night

  • Involve riders who have ridden their motorcycles less than six months

  • Are caused by faulty ignition systems

4. Hearing protection is:
  • Only needed on windy days

  • Needed in addition to a helmet

  • Not needed if you have a passenger

  • Not needed if you wear a helmet

5. Normally, how far behind should you be behind the vehicle in front of you?
  • 1 second

  • 2 seconds

  • 3 seconds

  • 4 seconds

6. To provide the best protection, a helmet should:
  • Have a few cracks

  • Not be certified

  • Fit snugly

  • Have frayed straps