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Virginia DMV Motorcycle Practice Test 5 2019

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

Directions: To get a motorcycle license in Virginia, you must pass a knowledge test. The Virginia 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 Virginia Motorcycle Manual. If you need additional information, please contact your local DMV office. You can find your nearest DMV office at Virginia DMV locations.

You have made 2 errors so far.
1. Why should a motorcyclist not rely on mirrors?
  • Similar to other vehicles, motorcycles have blind spots.

  • Mirrors are unreliable

  • Sometimes the mirrors can be dirty, limiting your view

2. What does a red arrow mean?
  • To proceed through the intersection with caution

  • To yield to oncoming traffic

  • The same as a red traffic light

3. When being passed from behind, what portion of the lane should you ride in?
  • Left

  • Right

  • Center

4. When riding in a group, mirrors:
  • Should not be used, except by the leader

  • Should be checked frequently

  • Can be dangerous as all attention should be focused on the roadway

5. Improper braking:
  • Usually has no consequences

  • Is a significant contributing factor to many motorcycle crashes

  • Should not be a concern, since the motorcycle has two brakes

6. Taking a turn too fast can:
  • Cause you to not hold the turn, possibly putting you in another lane of traffic

  • Cause you to keep control of the motorcycle

  • Cause you to get through the turn faster