Motorcycle Test - 4

Motorcycle Test - 4
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Question 1 of 20

Why are young motorcyclists more likely to be involved in crashes?

Because they're too cautious at junctions

Because they ride in the middle of lanes

Because they're inexperienced

Because they ride in groups

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Question 2 of 20

At a puffin crossing, which colour follows the green signal?

Steady red

Flashing amber

Steady amber

Flashing green

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Question 3 of 20

You wish to turn right ahead. Why should you take up the correct position in good time?

To allow other drivers to pull out in front of you

To give a better view into the road that you're joining

To help other road users know what you intend to do

To allow drivers to pass you on the right

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Question 4 of 20

When should you flash your headlights at other road users?

When showing that you're giving way

When showing that you're about to turn

When telling them that you have right of way

When letting them know that you're there

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Question 5 of 20

When being followed by an ambulance showing a flashing blue beacon you should

pull over as soon as safely possible to let it pass

accelerate hard to get away from it

maintain your speed and course

brake harshly and immediately stop in the road

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Question 6 of 20

It is a good idea to plan your journey to avoid busy times. This is because

your vehicle will use more fuel

you will see less road works

it will help to ease congestion

you will travel a much shorter distance

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Question 7 of 20

What safeguard could you take against fire risk to your motorcycle?

Keep water levels above maximum

Check out any strong smell of petrol

Avoid riding with a full tank of petrol

Use unleaded petrol

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Question 8 of 20

There is a cut in the sidewall of one of your tyres. What should you do about this?

Replace the tyre before riding the motorcycle

Check regularly to see if it gets any worse

Repair the puncture before riding the motorcycle

Reduce pressure in the tyre before you ride

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Question 9 of 20

When should you consider increasing your tyre pressures?

When riding on a wet road

When carrying a pillion passenger

When travelling on an uneven surface

When riding on twisty roads

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Question 10 of 20

Why should you wear fluorescent clothing when riding in daylight?

It reduces wind resistance

It prevents injury if you come off the machine

It helps other road users to see you

It keeps you cool in hot weather

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Question 11 of 20

What should you do if the oil-pressure warning light comes on while you're riding?

Go to a dealer for an oil change

Go to the nearest garage for their advice

Ride slowly for a few miles to see if the light goes out

Stop as quickly as possible and try to find the cause

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Question 12 of 20

Which of these, if allowed to get low, could cause you to crash?

Anti-freeze level

Brake fluid level

Battery water level

Radiator coolant level

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Question 13 of 20

You avoid busy times when travelling. How will this affect your journey?

You’re more likely to be held up

Your journey time will be longer

You’ll travel a much shorter distance

You’re less likely to be delayed

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Question 14 of 20

How should you maintain cable operated brakes?

By removing all free play at the lever or pedal

By checking them at normal operating temperature

By always fitting new ones for the MOT

By lubricating and adjusting them regularly

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Question 15 of 20

Motor vehicles can harm the environment. This has resulted in

less use of electrical vehicles

improved public transport

raised speed limits

air pollution

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Question 16 of 20

What could happen if you ride your motorcycle when it has a very loose drive chain?

the front wheel could wobble

the ignition could cut out

the brakes could fail

the rear wheel could lock

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Question 17 of 20

Catalytic converters are fitted to make the

engine produce more power

exhaust fumes cleaner

exhaust system easier to replace

engine run quietly

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Question 18 of 20

You enter a road where there are road humps. What should you do?

Maintain a reduced speed throughout

Accelerate quickly between each one

Always keep to the maximum legal speed

Ride slowly at school times only

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Question 19 of 20

Which method of fastening your helmet is unsafe?

Double D ring fastening

Velcro tab

Quick-release fastening

Bar and buckle

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Question 20 of 20

You're involved in a crash. What should you do to reduce the risk of fire?

Keep the engine running

Open the choke

Turn the fuel tap to reserve

Use the engine cut-out switch