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Virginia DMV Motorcycle Practice Test 9 2019

(From the 2019 Virginia Motorcycle Manual)
Number of tests: 9
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. A difference between googles and a face shield is:
  • A windshield will keep your eyes from watering better than goggles

  • A windshield will protect you from the wind, but goggles don’t

  • Goggles will protect you from the wind, while a windshield won’t

2. Before a ride, a motorcycle operator should check the throttle. The throttle should
  • stay in place when let go

  • stay loose when let go

  • snap back when let go

3. Before riding an unfamiliar motorcycle, what should the rider do?
  • Nothing. Most bikes are similar, so you don’t have to take time to identify items such as brakes.

  • Learn the gear pattern by working the throttle, clutch and brakes. Each bike is a little different.

  • Just start riding. There is no better way to learn than by doing.

4. As a motorcycle driver approaching an intersection, what should you NOT do?
  • Cover clutch and brakes to reduce reaction time

  • Select a lane position that increases your visibility

  • Speed up and try to sneak through

5. Taking over-the-counter medication before riding:
  • Is ok, since it is only over-the-counter medication, it is likely not too strong

  • May increase the risk of riding and should be done with caution

  • Is acceptable all the time

6. When riding, you should wear:
  • Clothes that are uncomfortable

  • Bright colored clothes

  • Dark colored clothes