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Rhode Island DMV Motorcycle Practice Test 3 2019

(From the 2019 Rhode Island Motorcycle Manual)
Number of tests: 3
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. If you lock the rear tire on a good traction surface, you should:
  • Release the rear break and only use the front brake

  • Release the rear brake and use both brakes to stop

  • Release the rear brake and re-apply

  • Keep it locked until you completely stop

2. A larger cushion of space between you and the vehicle in front of you:
  • Should not be used because the driver in front of you doesn’t expect you to be so far behind

  • Should not be used because it encourages other drivers to cut you off

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

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

3. Before every ride, all of the following should be checked, except?
  • Lights, to make sure they work

  • The tread, to ensure no object is lodged in the tread

  • Seat, to make sure it is not ripped

  • Spokes, to check for bent or broken spokes

4. What is not a possible step in preventing fatigue from riding too long?
  • Take artificial stimulants

  • Take frequent breaks

  • Protect yourself from the elements

  • Limit the distance

5. Where is the greatest potential for conflict between a motorcycle and other traffic?
  • Parking lot

  • Highways

  • Intersections

  • Entrance ramp to a highway

6. 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.