Motorcycle Test - 10

Motorcycle Test - 10
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Motorcycle Test - 10

Question 1 of 20

You are riding in heavy rain. Why should you try to avoid this marked area?

It is illegal to ride over bus stops

The painted lines may be slippery

Cyclists may be using the bus stop

Only emergency vehicles may drive over bus stops

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Question 2 of 20

After riding through deep water you notice your scooter brakes do not work properly. What would be the best way to dry them out?

Ride slowly, braking lightly

Ride quickly, braking harshly

Stop and dry them with a cloth

Stop and wait for a few minutes

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Question 3 of 20

What should you do to help stay safe when you’re riding in fog?

Keep close to the vehicle in front

Keep the vehicle in front in view

Keep close to the centre of the road

Keep your visor or goggles clear

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Question 4 of 20

What can you do to be seen more easily when you're riding at night?

Use your headlight on dipped beam

Wear waterproof clothing

Keep the motorcycle clean

Stay well out to the right

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Question 5 of 20

When riding in heavy rain, a film of water can build up between your tyres and the road. This is known as aquaplaning. What should you do to keep control when aquaplaning occurs?

Use your rear brakes gently

Steer to the crown of the road

Ease off the throttle smoothly

Change up into a higher gear.

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Question 6 of 20

How should you ride at night on a busy main road?

With main-beam headlights on at all times

Wearing non-reflective dark clothing

Using dipped-beam headlights

Wearing tinted glasses or a tinted visor

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Question 7 of 20

Braking distances on ice can be

twice the normal distance

five times the normal distance

seven times the normal distance

ten times the normal distance

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Question 8 of 20

In heavy motorway traffic the vehicle behind you is following too closely. How can you lower the risk of a collision?

Increase your distance from the vehicle in front

Operate the brakes sharply

Switch on your hazard lights

Move onto the hard shoulder and stop

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Question 9 of 20

You're riding in very hot weather. What effect will melting tar have on the control of your motorcycle?

It will improve braking efficiency

It will give you more straight-line stability

It will reduce stopping distances

It will reduce tyre grip

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Question 10 of 20

What's the safest way to stop on a wet road?

Change gear without braking

Use the back brake only

Use the front brake only

Use both brakes

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Question 11 of 20

What should you do when riding at night?

Wear reflective clothing

Wear a tinted visor

Ride in the middle of the road

Always give arm signals

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Question 12 of 20

Why should you try to avoid riding over this marked area?

It is illegal to ride over bus stops

It will alter your machine's centre of gravity

Pedestrians may be waiting at the bus stop

A bus may have left patches of oil

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Question 13 of 20

When must you use your headlights?

When riding in a group

When visibility is poor

When carrying a passenger

When parked on an unlit road

when parked on an unlit road

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Question 14 of 20

Your overall stopping distance comprises thinking and braking distance. You are on a good, dry road surface with good brakes and tyres. What is the typical BRAKING distance at 50 mph?

14 metres (46 feet)

24 metres (79 feet)

38 metres (125 feet)

55 metres (180 feet)

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Question 15 of 20

In windy conditions you need to take extra care when

using the brakes

making a hill start

turning into a narrow road

passing pedal cyclists

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Question 16 of 20

You've just ridden through a flood. What should you test when you're clear of the water?

The starter motor

The headlights

The steering

The brakes

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Question 17 of 20

Where are you most likely to be affected by side winds?

On a narrow country lane

On an open stretch of road

On a busy stretch of road

On a long, straight road

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Question 18 of 20

You are riding past queuing traffic. Why should you be more cautious when approaching this road marking?

Lorries will be unloading here

School children will be crossing here

Pedestrians will be standing in the road

Traffic could be emerging and may not see you

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Question 19 of 20

When are motorcyclists allowed to use high-intensity rear fog lights?

When a pillion passenger is being carried

When they ride a large touring machine

When visibility is 100 metres (328 feet) or less

When they are riding on the road for the first time

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Question 20 of 20

What should you do if you're riding through flood water?

Keep in a high gear and stand up on the footrests

Go quickly to prevent stalling and create a bow wave

Ride slowly and test your brakes when you're out of the water

Turn your headlight off to avoid any electrical damage