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New York DMV Motorcycle Practice Test 3 2018

(From the 2018 New York Motorcycle Manual)
Number of tests: 3
Number of questions: 30
Passing score: 70

Directions: To get a motorcycle license in New York, you must pass a knowledge test. The New York Knowledge test consists of 20 questions. You must score 70% to pass that test. The following questions are based on the details provided in the New York Motorcycle Manual.

You have made 2 errors so far.
1. Usually, a good way to handle tailgaters is to:
  • Change lanes and let them pass

  • Speed up to put distance between you and the tailgater

  • Ignore them

  • Use your horn and make obscene gestures

2. A front –wheel flat tire is especially hazardous because:
  • The flat tire will shake the bike, making it hard to use the mirrors

  • The front tire provides the power for the bike, so you will lose acceleration

  • It affects how you steer

  • You won’t be able to use the brake

3. When riding curves, turning or entering a highway, the best group formation is
  • Staggered

  • Pairs

  • Single file

  • Passing

4. If you were approaching a hazardous location, such as a narrow bridge, what colored sign would be used to warn motorists?
  • Blue with white letters

  • Red with white letters

  • Yellow with black letters

  • Green with white letters

5. If you cannot avoid a slippery road, you should:
  • Not worry about the road conditions

  • Keep your motorcycle straight up and proceed as slowly as possible

  • Maintain your speed to improve traction

  • Lean into the slippery section to maintain balance

6. How can you increase your chances of being seen at an intersection?
  • Wave your arms

  • Ride close to vehicles in front of you

  • Make sure you always ride with your headlight on

  • Try to make eye contact with other drivers