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Rhode Island DMV Motorcycle Practice Test 5 2018

(From the 2018 Rhode Island Motorcycle Manual)
Number of tests: 5
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 preparing a passenger for a ride, you should tell them each of the following except:
  • That the passenger should not hold onto the driver, but should hold onto the bike

  • That the passenger should sit as far forward as possible

  • That the passenger should get on after the motorcycle has been started

  • That the passenger should keep legs away from the muffler and chains

2. It is recommended that a driver:
  • Change power suddenly in a turn

  • Ride the brake throughout the turn

  • Shift gears before a turn

  • Shift gears in a turn

3. Before changing lanes, motorcycle drivers should turn their heads to look because:
  • You should try to make eye contact with other drivers near you

  • Motorcycles have blind spots, just like other vehicle

  • Mirrors are not really helpful

  • By turning your head you can catch the attention of other drivers

4. 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

  • Right portion of the lane

  • Driving on the shoulder

  • Left portion of the lane

5. When selecting clothing, which of the following provides protection for a motorcycle rider?
  • Shoes that go below your ankle

  • Boots with tall heels

  • Leather gloves

  • Jacket that allows the arms to be exposed

6. When selecting footwear,
  • You should pick items that are made from flimsy materials

  • You should pick items that cover your ankles

  • You should pick items with long laces that cannot be tucked in

  • You should pick items will long heels