Motorcycle Test - 18

Motorcycle Test - 18
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Question 1 of 20

In front of you is a class 3 powered vehicle (powered wheelchair) driven by a disabled person. These vehicles have a maximum speed of

8 mph (12 km/h)

18 mph (29 km/h)

28 mph (45 km/h)

38 mph (61 km/h)

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Question 2 of 20

What should you do as you approach this lorry?

Slow down and be prepared to wait

Make the lorry wait for you

Flash your lights at the lorry

Move to the right-hand side of the road

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Question 3 of 20

What's the maximum speed of powered wheelchairs or scooters used by disabled people?

8 mph

12 mph

16 mph

20 mph

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Question 4 of 20

You are following a long vehicle. It approaches a crossroads and signals left, but moves out to the right. You should

get closer in order to pass it quickly

stay well back and give it room

assume the signal is wrong and it is really turning right

overtake as it starts to slow down

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Question 5 of 20

Which of these is least likely to be affected by side winds?



High-sided vehicles


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Question 6 of 20

You are following a long lorry. The driver signals to turn left into a narrow road. What should you do?

Overtake on the left before the lorry reaches the junction

Overtake on the right as soon as the lorry slows down

Do not overtake unless you can see there is no oncoming traffic

Do not overtake, stay well back and be prepared to stop.

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Question 7 of 20

You are about to overtake a slow-moving motorcyclist. Which one of these signs would make you take special care?





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Question 8 of 20

You are following a large vehicle approaching crossroads. The driver signals to turn left. What should you do?

Overtake if you can leave plenty of room

Overtake only if there are no oncoming vehicles

Do not overtake until the vehicle begins to turn.

Do not overtake when at or approaching a junction.

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Question 9 of 20

Why is it more difficult to overtake a large vehicle than a car?

It takes longer to pass one

They may suddenly pull up

Their brakes are not as good

They climb hills more slowly

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Question 10 of 20

You're approaching a mini-roundabout. What should you do when you see the long vehicle in front signalling left but positioned over to the right?

Sound your horn

Overtake on the left

Follow the same course as the lorry

Keep well back

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Question 11 of 20

How should you overtake a long, slow-moving vehicle on a busy road?

Follow it closely and keep moving out to see the road ahead

Flash your headlights for the oncoming traffic to give way

Stay behind until the driver waves you past

Keep well back until you can see that it is clear

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Question 12 of 20

You're following a lorry on a wet road. What should you do when spray makes it difficult to see the road ahead?

Drop back until you can see better

Put your headlights on full beam

Keep close to the lorry, away from the spray

Speed up and overtake quickly

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Question 13 of 20

You are waiting to emerge left from a minor road. A large vehicle is approaching from the right. You have time to turn, but you should wait. Why?

The large vehicle can easily hide an overtaking vehicle

The large vehicle can turn suddenly

The large vehicle is difficult to steer in a straight line

The large vehicle can easily hide vehicles from the left

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Question 14 of 20

Before overtaking a large vehicle you should keep well back. Why is this?

To give acceleration space to overtake quickly on blind bends

To get the best view of the road ahead

To leave a gap in case the vehicle stops and rolls back

To offer other drivers a safe gap if they want to overtake you

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Question 15 of 20

When you approach a bus signalling to move off from a bus stop you should

get past before it moves

allow it to pull away, if it is safe to do so

flash your headlights as you approach

signal left and wave the bus on

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Question 16 of 20

You are sitting on a stationary motorcycle and checking your riding position. You should be able to

just touch the ground with your toes

place both feet on the ground

operate the centre stand

adjust your mirrors by stretching

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Question 17 of 20

When may you overtake another vehicle on the left?

When you are in a one-way street

When approaching a motorway slip road where you will be turning off

When the vehicle in front is signalling to turn left

When a slower vehicle is travelling in the right-hand lane of a dual carriageway

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Question 18 of 20

In normal riding conditions, how should you brake?

By using the rear brake first and then the front

When the motorcycle is being turned or ridden through a bend

By pulling in the clutch before using the front brake

When the motorcycle is upright and moving in a straight line

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Question 19 of 20

You are entering a bend. Your side stand is not fully raised. This could

cause you to crash

improve your balance

alter the motorcycle's centre of gravity

make the motorcycle more stable

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Question 20 of 20

You're travelling in very heavy rain. How is this likely to affect your overall stopping distance?

It will be doubled

It will be halved

It will be up to ten times greater

It will be no different