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Rhode Island DMV Motorcycle Practice Test 11 2019

(From the 2019 Rhode Island Motorcycle Manual)
Number of tests: 11
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. At night, what type of clothing is best to be seen with?
  • Bright-colored clothes

  • A leather jacket

  • Dark-colored clothes

  • Reflective clothes

2. A larger cushion of space between you and the vehicle in front of you:
  • Should not be used because it encourages other drivers to cut you off

  • Should be used when you want to look at the scenery

  • Should not be used because the driver in front of you doesn’t expect you to be so far behind

  • Should be used when you believe stopping would take longer, due to slippery conditions

3. The IPDE is a system designed to help you avoid collisions. Within IPDE, what does P stand for?
  • Pressure

  • Park

  • Predict

  • Play

4. When braking, you should:
  • Press down on the front brake and jam on the rear

  • Squeeze the front brake and press down the rear

  • Grab at the front brake and squeeze the rear

  • Jam on the front brake and grab at the rear

5. Signals on a motorcycle:
  • Should not be used if vehicles are not close to you

  • Serve little purpose since a motorcycle is smaller than most other vehicles

  • Are very important to alert other motorists of intentions

  • Are more complicated than those on a car

6. Maximum straight-line braking is done by:
  • Using only the front brake

  • Using both front and rear brakes while locking the rear wheel

  • Using only the rear brake

  • Using both the front and rear brakes without locking either wheel