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Washington DC DMV Motorcycle Practice Test 4 2019

(From the 2019 Washington DC Motorcycle Manual)
Number of tests: 4
Number of questions: 30
Passing score: 80

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

You have made 2 errors so far.
1. Without braking, what is a way a motorcycle operator could slow down?
  • Rolling the throttle

  • Downshifting

  • Upshfting

  • Cross shifting

2. To lessen your chances of being involved in a crash, you should:
  • Be ready to carry out crash-avoidance skills

  • Follow other vehicles closely

  • Not use turn signals

  • Look at your fender and about 5 feet ahead while riding

3. When stopped behind another vehicle,
  • You should not use your rear view mirrors to monitor traffic behind you

  • You should get as close as possible to the vehicle

  • You should look for opportunities to squeeze through the stopped traffic

  • You should maintain a cushion between you and the other vehicle

4. A simple way to make your motorcycle easier to see is to:
  • Wave at other drivers

  • Ride with a large flag attached to the frame

  • Ride with the headlight on

  • Ride on the shoulder whenever possible

5. Which of the following situations would cause you to increase your following distance?
  • If traffic is heavy

  • If traffic is light

  • If you are able to see the roadway through vehicles in front of you

  • If there is bright sunshine

6. What type of footwear is best for a motorcycle operator?
  • Sandals

  • High-top boots

  • Laced-up boots

  • Heavy shoes