Motorcycle Test - 32

Motorcycle Test - 32
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Motorcycle Test - 32

Question 1 of 20

You are travelling on a motorway. A bag falls from your motorcycle. There are valuables in the bag. What should you do?

Go back carefully and collect the bag as quickly as possible

Stop wherever you are and pick up the bag, but only when there is a safe gap

Stop on the hard shoulder and use the emergency telephone to inform the authorities

Stop on the hard shoulder and then retrieve the bag yourself

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Question 2 of 20

Which of the following should you NOT do at the scene of a collision?

Warn other traffic by switching on your hazard warning lights

Call the emergency services immediately

Offer someone a cigarette to calm them down

Ask drivers to switch off their engines

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Question 3 of 20

At an incident, someone is unconscious. What would your priority be?

Find out their name

Wake them up

Make them comfortable

Check their airway is open

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Question 4 of 20

What should you do if you see a large box fall from a lorry onto the motorway?

Go to the next emergency telephone and report the hazard

Catch up with the lorry and try to get the driver’s attention

Stop close to the box until the police arrive

Pull over to the hard shoulder, then remove the box

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Question 5 of 20

You're the first person to arrive at an incident where people are badly injured. You’ve switched on your hazard warning lights and checked all engines are stopped. What else should you do?

Make sure that an ambulance is called for

Stop other cars and ask the drivers for help

Try and get people who are injured to drink something

Move the people who are injured clear of their vehicles

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Question 6 of 20

What should you do before fitting a sidecar to a motorcycle?

Have the wheels balanced

Have the engine tuned

Pass the extended bike test

Check that the motorcycle is suitable

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Question 7 of 20

You're towing a small trailer on a busy three-lane motorway. What must you do if all the lanes are open?

Not exceed 50 mph


Have a stabiliser fitted

use only the left and centre lanes

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Question 8 of 20

What's the speed limit on a single carriageway road for a motorcycle towing a trailer?

50 mph

40 mph

60 mph

70 mph

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Question 9 of 20

When carrying a heavy load on your luggage rack, you may need to adjust your


fuel tap

seating position

tyre pressures

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Question 10 of 20

What does a person need to do when they ride as a pillion passenger?

Have a provisional motorcycle licence

Be lighter than the rider

Always wear a helmet

Give signals for the rider

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Question 11 of 20

You're carrying a pillion passenger. What should you do when you're following other traffic?

Keep to your normal following distance

Get your passenger to keep checking behind

Keep further back than you normally would

Get your passenger to signal for you

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Question 12 of 20

Which of these may need to be adjusted when carrying a pillion passenger?





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Question 13 of 20

Who's responsible for making sure that a vehicle isn't overloaded?

The driver or rider of the vehicle

The owner of the items being carried

The person who loaded the vehicle

The licensing authority

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Question 14 of 20

You are carrying a bulky tank bag. What could this affect?

Your ability to steer

Your ability to accelerate

Your view ahead

Your insurance premium

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Question 15 of 20

What may be seriously affected if you overload your motorcycle?

The gearbox

The weather protection

The handling

The battery life

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Question 16 of 20

You're carrying a load on your motorcycle's luggage rack. What must you ensure?

The load must be securely fastened when riding

The load must be carried only when strictly necessary

The load must be visible when you are riding

The load must be covered with plastic sheeting

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Question 17 of 20

What should you do if you want to tow a trailer behind your motorcycle?

Display a ‘long vehicle’ sign on the back of the trailer

Fit a larger battery to your motorcycle

Hold a full motorcycle licence

Use a motorcycle that has shaft drive

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Question 18 of 20

Carrying a heavy load in your top box may

cause high speed-weave

cause a puncture

use less fuel

improve stability

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Question 19 of 20

What kind of items should you carry in a top box?

Heavy items

Personal items

Emergency items

Light weight items

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Question 20 of 20

What should you do if a trailer you're towing swerves or snakes?

Ease off the throttle and reduce your speed

Let go of the handlebars and let it correct itself

Brake hard and hold the brake on

Accelerate until it stabilises itself