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Rhode Island DMV Motorcycle Practice Test 8 2018

(From the 2018 Rhode Island Motorcycle Manual)
Number of tests: 8
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 lessen your chances of an accident, you should:
  • Not look ahead, and focus only on your controls

  • Follow the vehicle in front of you as close as possible.

  • Only ride in the afternoon

  • Communicate your intentions

2. Helmeted riders are how many more times likely to survive a crash than those not wearing helmets?
  • 20 times

  • Three times

  • Two times

  • Six times

3. Without braking, what is a way a motorcycle operator could slow down?
  • Cross shifting

  • Upshfting

  • Rolling the throttle

  • Downshifting

4. Most crashes occur during the day. To lessen the chance of being in a crash you should:
  • Not drive during the day

  • Wear bright-colored clothing

  • Look for safer routes

  • Wear dark-colored clothing

5. When entering a curve, a group should:
  • Use a single-file formation

  • Use a staggered formation

  • Drive on the shoulder

  • Pair up

6. Which of the following is not an example of a slippery surface?
  • Oil spots in the center part of the lane during rain

  • Mud or snow in the lane

  • Dry pavement

  • Dirt and gravel on the roadway