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Motorcycle Quiz 11

1. To increase your safety at night, you should
Reduce your speed.
Increase your following distance.
Use your high beam.
Do all of the above.

2. If your motorcycle is equipped with a windshield,
You should still wear a face shield or goggles.
You do not have to wear a helmet.
You may wear glasses instead of a face shield.
You do not have to wear eye protection.

3. The majority of motorcycle crashes occur
At high speeds.
At low speeds.
On curves.
On hills.

4. In proper riding posture,
Your knees are against the gas tank.
Your feet are resting firmly on the footrests.
Your arms are slightly bent.
All of the above are true.

5. What can cause the engine to lock?
shifting gears improperly
Braking with only one brake
Being low on oil
A front-wheel skid

6. To cross railroad tracks, you should ride _________ within your lane.
Straight
At a 20-degree angle
By leaning
At a 10-degree angle

7. The best way to swerve is to
Avoid braking and press the handgrip on the side opposite to the direction in which you want to swerve.
Avoid braking and press the handgrip on the side of the direction in which you want to swerve.
Brake while you are swerving.
Pull in the clutch and apply the rear brake.

8. When you ride your motorcycle, your feet should be positioned
With your toes pointed downward.
Firmly on the footrests.
As far forward as possible.
To drag lightly on the ground.

9. If you can’t avoid riding on a slippery surface, how should you proceed?
Ride in the slipperiest part of the lane.
Relax and maintain your speed.
Walk your motorcycle across it.
Travel as slowly as possible and let your feet skim the surface.

10. The best way to be seen by other vehicle operators is to
Wear a bright helmet.
Ride in the left lane position.
Make sure your headlight is turned on.
Only ride during the day.

11. Increase your visibility at an intersection by
Coming to a complete stop.
Looking in your mirrors.
Riding in the staggered formation.
Choosing the most visible lane position.

12. How can you warn the driver behind you that you are about to slow down?
Flash your brake light.
Slam on the brakes.
Turn around and make eye contact.
Wave your arms.

13. If your front wheel locks, you should
Continue applying the front brake.
Release the rear brake only.
Use the rear brake only.
Release the front brake and reapply it smoothly.

14. Drivers inside cars present a particular hazard when
You are making a right turn.
You are passing a line of parked cars.
You are parking your motorcycle.
You are riding through a school zone.

15. How should you position your body in a slow, tight turn?
Lean in the opposite direction of the motorcycle.
Keep your body upright.
Lean back as far as possible.
Lean with the motorcycle.

16. Which of the following surfaces provide less traction than usual?
Uneven surfaces
Wet pavement
Metal gratings
All of the above

17. When you are riding at night, what is the best way to identify bumps in the road?
Scan the road often.
Use the taillights of the vehicle ahead of you.
Only ride where there are street lights.
Use your high beam.

18. How will carrying a passenger change your motorcycle?
The passenger will make the motorcycle go faster.
The motorcycle will slow down more quickly.
The motorcycle will take longer to react to changes.
The passenger will help balance the motorcycle.

19. Most of your motorcycle’s stopping power is provided by
The rear brake.
The clutch.
The front and rear brakes equally.
The front brake.

20. Why are gravel roads potentially dangerous to motorcyclists?
They do not have posted speed limits.
Other drivers are known to drive recklessly.
Gravel provides less traction than pavement.
Lane markings are not present.