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Rhode Island DMV Motorcycle Practice Test 4 2019

(From the 2019 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. When being passed by another vehicle and there is a wind blast. What lane position allows the most room for error?
  • Center portion of the lane

  • Driving on the shoulder

  • Left portion of the lane

  • Right portion of the lane

2. How can a motorcycle operator discourage lane sharing by other drivers?
  • By driving in a zig zag

  • By using the center portion of the lane

  • By giving dirty looks to other drivers

  • By using the left portion of the lane

3. To control a motorcycle well, you should:
  • Keep knees against the gas tank for balance

  • Sit so your arms hold you up rather than steer

  • Allow your feet to hang off the footpegs

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

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

  • Center portion

  • Should try to get to the shoulder

  • Right portion

5. A wobble, or shaking of the front wheel and handlebars, may be caused by:
  • A balanced load

  • Excessive wind

  • Brakes that are not working properly

  • Incorrect tire pressure

6. More than half of all crashes:
  • Involve riders who have ridden their motorcycles less than six months

  • Happen at night

  • Are caused by faulty ignition systems

  • Occur because of distractions caused by passengers