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

  • The same as a red traffic light

  • To yield to oncoming traffic

2. When riding in a group, mirrors:
  • Should be checked frequently

  • Should not be used, except by the leader

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

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

  • Right

  • Center

4. 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

5. Why should a motorcyclist not rely on mirrors?
  • Mirrors are unreliable

  • Similar to other vehicles, motorcycles have blind spots.

  • Sometimes the mirrors can be dirty, limiting your view

6. Taking a turn too fast can:
  • Cause you to get through the turn faster

  • Cause you to not hold the turn, possibly putting you in another lane of traffic

  • Cause you to keep control of the motorcycle