The following is based on the Twelfth Revision of the Motorcycle Safety Guide, May 2004.
1. A plastic shatter-resistant face shield:
A. Is not necessary if you have a windshield. [x] B. Only protects your eyes. [x] C. Helps protect your whole face. [x] D. Does not protect your face as we as goggles. [x]
2. More than half of all crashes:
A. Occur at speeds greater than 35 mph. [x] B. Happen at night. [x] C. Are caused by worn tires. [x] D. Involve riders who have ridden their motorcycles less than six months. [x]
3. When riding, you should:
A. Turn your head and shoulders to look through turns. [x] B. Keep your arms straight. [x] C. Keep your knees away from the gas tank. [x] D. Turn just your head and eyes to look where you are going. [x]
4. Usually, a good way to handle tailgaters is to:
A. Change lanes and let them pass. [x] B. Use your horn and make obscene gestures. [x] C. Speed up to put distance between you and the tailgater. [x] D. Ignore them. [x]
5. To reduce your reaction time, you should:
A. Ride slower than the speed limit. [x] B. Cover the clutch and the brakes. [x] C. Shift into neutral when slowing. [x] D. Pull in the clutch when turning. [x]
6. Making eye contact with other drivers:
A. Is a good sign they see you. [x] B. Is not worth the effort it takes. [x] C. Doesn’t mean that the driver will yield. [x] D. Guarantees that the other driver will yield to you. [x]
9. When it starts to rain it is usually best to:
A. Ride in the center of the lane. [x] B. Pull off to the side until the rain stops. [x] C. Ride in the tire tracks left by cars. [x] D. Increase your speed. [x]
13. When riding in a group, inexperienced riders should position themselves:
A. Just behind the leader. [x] B. In front of the group. [x] C. At the tail end of the group. [x] D. Beside the leader. [x]
14. If you wait one hour per drink for the alcohol to be eliminated from your body before riding:
A. You cannot be arrested for drinking and riding. [x] B. Your riding skills will not be affected. [x] C. Side effects from the drinking may still remain. [x] D. You will be okay as long as you ride slowly. [x]
1. It is MOST important to flash your brake light when:
A. Someone is following too closely. [x] B. You will be slowing suddenly. [x] C. There is a stop sign ahead. [x] D. Your signals are not working. [x]
3. To swerve correctly:
A. Shift your weight quickly. [x] B. Turn the handlebars quickly. [x] C. Press the handlegrip in the direction of the turn. [x] D. Press the handlegrip in the opposite direction of the turn. [x]
4. If a tire goes flat while riding and you must stop, it is usually best to:
A. Relax on the handlegrips. [x] B. Shift your weight toward the good tire. [x] C. Brake on the good tire and steer to the side of the road. [x] D. Use both brakes and stop quickly. [x]
5. The car below is waiting to enter the intersection. It is best to:
A. Make eye contact with the driver. [x] B. Reduce speed and be ready to react. [x] C. Maintain speed and position. [x] D. Maintain speed and move right. [x]
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Click on the image below that shows the correct way to cross a bridge grating.
Click on the image below that shows the correct way to cross parallel railroad tracks.
Which image below shows the correct body position for a slow, tight turn?