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Michigan DMV Motorcycle Practice Test 8 2019

(From the 2019 Michigan Motorcycle Manual)
Number of tests: 8
Number of questions: 30
Passing score: 80

Directions: To get a motorcycle license in Michigan, you must pass a knowledge test. The Michigan Knowledge test consists of 20 questions. You must score 80% to pass that test. The following questions are based on the details provided in the Michigan Motorcycle Manual. If you need additional information, please contact your local DMV office. You can find your nearest DMV office at Michigan DMV locations.

You have made 2 errors so far.
1. When driving at night, how should the following distance be compared to driving during the day?
  • Following distance really doesn’t matter

  • You should allow less following distance between you and another vehicle

  • You should allow more following distance between you and another vehicle

  • You should allow the same following distance between you and another vehicle

2. To lessen your chances of being involved in a crash you should:
  • Keep your eyes focused no more than 15 feet in front of the motorcycle

  • Tailgate other drivers

  • Not use a headlight during the day

  • Use your turn signals to let others know when you plan on switching lanes

3. Where is the gearshift lever located?
  • On the right hand grip

  • In front of the left footrest

  • On the left handgrip

  • In front of the right footrest

4. If you are driving your motorcycle in traffic and a small animal appears in your lane, you should,
  • Stay in your lane

  • Switch lanes as quickly as possible, even if that means not checking for other vehicles in that lane

  • Do whatever you can, including swerving into other lanes, to avoid hitting the animal

  • Flash your lights to try to scare the animal

5. If you are driving and the motorcycle starts to drive differently, what should you do?
  • Pull over to check the chain

  • Pull over and check the tires

  • Continue driving

  • Pull over to check the windshield

6. The combined effects of alcohol and other drugs are:
  • more dangerous than either is alone

  • Less dangerous than either one alone

  • That the two usually balance each other out, so there is no negative effect.

  • Usually minimal