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Rhode Island DMV Motorcycle Practice Test 2018

(From the 2018 Rhode Island Motorcycle Manual)
Number of tests: 1
Number of questions: 30
Passing score: 80

Directions: To get a motorcycle license in Rhode Island, you must pass a knowledge test. The Rhode Island Knowledge test consists of 25 questions. You must score 80% to pass that test. The following questions are based on the details provided in the Rhode Island Motorcycle Manual. If you need additional information, please contact your local DMV office. You can find your nearest DMV office at Rhode Island DMV locations.

You have made 2 errors so far.
1. When it starts to rain it is usually best to:
  • Increase your speed

  • Ride in the tire tracks left by cars

  • Pull off to the side until the rain stops

  • Ride in the center of the lane

2. When being passed, all of the following are potential hazards, except:
  • Extended mirrors

  • Blasts of wind

  • Headlights

  • Objects thrown from other vehicles

3. Before carrying a passenger for the first time in traffic, what should you do?
  • Practice on a quiet road

  • Flash your lights so others see you

  • Ride on the shoulder

  • Read books about carying a passenger

4. If a tire goes flat while riding and you must stop, it is usually best to:
  • Relax on the handgrips

  • Use both brakes and stop quickly

  • Shift your weight toward the good tire

  • Brake on the good tire and steer to the side of the road

5. The right clothing offers all of the following, except:
  • Protection from the cold

  • Comfort

  • Protection in a collision

  • Discomfort

6. When adjusting your rearview mirrors, you should focus on:
  • The road in front

  • The side of the motorcycle

  • Your arms

  • The road behind and to the side