Motorcycle Test - 19

Motorcycle Test - 19
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Question 1 of 20

Riding with the side stand down could cause you to crash. When is this most likely to happen?

When you're going uphill

When you're accelerating

When you're braking

When you're cornering

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Question 2 of 20

You're travelling on a road that has speed humps. What should you do when the driver in front is travelling more slowly than you?

Sound your horn

Overtake as soon as you can

Flash your headlights

Slow down and stay behind

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Question 3 of 20

You see these markings on the road. Why are they there?

To show a safe distance between vehicles

To keep the area clear of traffic

To make you aware of your speed

To warn you to change direction

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Question 4 of 20

When should you wear full protective clothing while riding a motorcycle?

at all times

only on faster, open roads

just on long journeys

only during bad weather

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Question 5 of 20

Where's the best place to park your motorcycle?

on soft tarmac

on bumpy ground

on grass

on firm, level ground

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Question 6 of 20

What's a rumble device designed to do?

Give directions

Prevent cattle escaping

Alert you to low tyre pressure

Alert you to a hazard

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Question 7 of 20

What should you do when you're overtaking at night?

Wait until a bend so that you can see the oncoming headlights

Sound your horn twice before moving out

Put headlights on full beam

Beware of bends in the road ahead

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Question 8 of 20

You're on a motorway at night. In which situation may you have your headlights switched off?

When there are vehicles close in front of you

When you are travelling below 50 mph

When the motorway is lit

When your motorcycle is broken down on the hard shoulder

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Question 9 of 20

You leave the choke on for too long. This could make the engine run faster than normal. This will make your motorcycle

handle much better

corner much safer

stop much more quickly

more difficult to control

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Question 10 of 20

You leave the choke on for too long. This causes the engine to run too fast. When is this likely to make your motorcycle most difficult to control?


Going uphill

Slowing down

On motorways

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Question 11 of 20

It's very cold and the road looks wet. What should you do if you can't hear any road noise as you ride?

Continue riding at the same speed

Ride slowly in as high a gear as possible

Ride in as low a gear as possible

Brake sharply to see if the road is slippery

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Question 12 of 20

How would you identify a section of road used by trams?

There would be metal studs around it

There would be zigzag markings alongside it

There would be a different surface texture

There would be yellow hatch markings around it

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Question 13 of 20

Traction Control Systems (TCS) are fitted to some motorcycles. What does this help to prevent?

Wheelspin when accelerating

Skidding when braking too hard

Uneven front tyre wear

Uneven rear tyre wear

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Question 14 of 20

What should you do when making a journey in foggy conditions?

Follow other vehicles' tail lights closely

Avoid using dipped headlights

Leave plenty of time for your journey

Keep two seconds behind other vehicles

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Question 15 of 20

Your motorcycle doesn't have linked brakes. What should you do when braking normally to a stop?

Only apply the front brake

Rely just on the rear brake

Apply both brakes smoothly

Apply either of the brakes gently

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Question 16 of 20

You have to brake sharply and your motorcycle starts to skid. What should you do?

continue braking and select a low gear

apply the brakes harder for better grip

select neutral and use the front brake only

release the brakes and reapply

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Question 17 of 20

On the road, what should be your normal riding position?

Close to the kerb

About central in your lane

On the right of your lane

Near the centre of the road

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Question 18 of 20

You are approaching a road with a surface of loose chippings. What should you do?

Ride normally

Speed up

Slow down

Stop suddenly

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Question 19 of 20

What can cause skidding?

Braking too gently

Feathering the throttle

Staying upright when cornering

Braking too hard

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Question 20 of 20

You’re the motorcyclist approaching this junction. What should you do?

Stop, as the car has right of way

Slow down and be ready to stop

Dip your headlights and keep near the left-hand kerb

Speed up to clear the junction without delay

stop, as the car has right of way