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Washington DC DMV Motorcycle Practice Test 5 2019

(From the 2019 Washington DC Motorcycle Manual)
Number of tests: 5
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. Studies show that motorcycles with their headlights on during the day:
  • Often confuse other drivers

  • Can cause safety problems

  • Are more visible to other drivers

  • Are not as easy to see as other vehicles

2. When riding a motorcycle, the following applies to footwear:
  • Heels should be short

  • Long laces are acceptable

  • Sneakers are the best footwear

  • Heels should be long

3. If carrying a load in a sidecar, the stopping distance:
  • May be increased

  • Is not a concern

  • May be decreased

  • Will be similar to the stopping distance of a motorcycle

4. When riding, the best position:
  • Allows you to reach the controls easily

  • Requires your arms be used to hold you up

  • Makes you keep your arms straight when reaching the handle grips

  • Keeps kneeds away from the gas tank

5. When being followed too closely by another vehicle, you should:
  • Leave the roadway

  • Move to the shoulder

  • Try to allow the other driver to get past you

  • Speed up

6. When you are being passed, you should
  • ride in the right portion of the lane

  • ride in the left portion of the lane

  • alternate between the three portions of the lane as the vehicle passes

  • ride in the center portion of the lane