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Tennessee DMV Motorcycle Practice Test 5 2019

(From the 2019 Tennessee Motorcycle Manual)
Number of tests: 5
Number of questions: 30
Passing score: 80

Directions: To get a motorcycle license in Tennessee, you must pass a knowledge test. The Tennessee Knowledge test consists of 30 questions. You must score 80% to pass that test. The following questions are based on the details provided in the Tennessee Motorcycle Manual. If you need additional information, please contact your local DMV office. You can find your nearest DMV office at Tennessee DMV locations.

You have made 2 errors so far.
1. If you must carry a load it should be:
  • Carried on the gas tank in front of the driver.

  • Piled up against a sissy bar or frame on the back of the seat.

  • Either over or in front of the rear axle.

2. When behind a car, riding in the center portion of the lane:
  • Allows you to be seen in the rear view mirror

  • Makes it difficult for most drivers to see you

  • Should be avoided

3. When passing parked cars, you should:
  • Drive wherever you are comfortable, any part of the lane is acceptable

  • Drive on the left side of the lane

  • Drive in the right portion of the lane

4. Passengers should:
  • Never hold onto the rider.

  • Sit as far back as possible.

  • Look over their shoulder in the direction of the turn or curve.

5. When riding on a slippery surface, you should
  • Drive on the shoulder to be out of the way of traffic

  • Use only the rear brake, since the front brake is ineffective on slippery surfaces

  • Avoid sudden moves, as the sudden move could cause a skid

6. If traveling with a load, the load should be
  • Secured as low as possible

  • Secured as high as possible

  • Attached to a sissy bar