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Rhode Island DMV Motorcycle Practice Test 4 2018

(From the 2018 Rhode Island Motorcycle Manual)
Number of tests: 4
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. To control a motorcycle well, you should:
  • Sit so your arms hold you up rather than steer

  • Sit so far back that you must stretch to reach the handlegrips

  • Keep knees against the gas tank for balance

  • Allow your feet to hang off the footpegs

2. When being passed by another vehicle, what part of the lane should you ride in?
  • Center portion

  • Should try to get to the shoulder

  • Right portion

  • Left portion

3. How can a motorcycle operator discourage lane sharing by other drivers?
  • By using the center portion of the lane

  • By giving dirty looks to other drivers

  • By using the left portion of the lane

  • By driving in a zig zag

4. More than half of all crashes:
  • Occur because of distractions caused by passengers

  • Happen at night

  • Are caused by faulty ignition systems

  • Involve riders who have ridden their motorcycles less than six months

5. A wobble, or shaking of the front wheel and handlebars, may be caused by:
  • Brakes that are not working properly

  • Excessive wind

  • Incorrect tire pressure

  • A balanced load

6. When being passed by another vehicle and there is a wind blast. What lane position allows the most room for error?
  • Driving on the shoulder

  • Left portion of the lane

  • Center portion of the lane

  • Right portion of the lane