California (CA) Motorcycle Free Practice Test

You are about to take the California Motorcycle Online Practice Test. This sample test consists of 11 multiple choice questions and answers.

Please select the best answer for each question below and then click "Grade It!"

1. Which of the following can be used to take a Class M1 or M2 skills test?
a.
Motorized Scooter
b.
Motorized Bicycle
c.
Motorcycle
2. If you are wearing a helmet in a crash, you are:
a.
Three times more likely to survive a head injury than if you aren't wearing one
b.
Two times more likely to survive a head injury
c.
Five times more likely to survive a head injury
d.
None of the above
e.
All of the above
3. When driving a motorcycle, you should maintain what kind of following distance?
a.
5 second following distance
b.
3 second following distance
c.
2 second following distance
d.
10 second following distance
4. Which of the following sentences is true?
a.
Lane sharing is not safe.
b.
Lane sharing can be safe if a motorcyclist takes necessary precautions.
c.
Riding between rows of stopped or moving cars does not leave a motorcyclist vulnerable to an accident.
d.
Motorcycles do not need a full lane to operate safely.
e.
All of the above
5. Even if a driver does see you coming, you aren't necessarily safe. Why is this true?
a.
Smaller vehicles appear closer in rearview mirrors than they actually are.
b.
Motorists often pull out in front of motorcyclists as they mistakenly believe they have the right of way.
c.
Smaller vehicles appear farther away and seem to be traveling slower than they actually are.
6. Some motorcycles have rounded (convex) mirrors. These mirrors have what effect?
a.
They make cars seem farther away than they really are.
b.
They make cars and objects seem closer than they really are.
c.
They provide a wider view of the road than flat mirrors.
d.
They provide a more narrow view of the road than flat mirrors.
e.
a and c
f.
b and d
g.
None of the above
h.
All of the above
7. Always use both brakes at the same time to stop. How much power can the front brake provide?
a.
Not nearly as much as your back brake but it still needs to be used for effective stopping.
b.
Almost one-quarter of your stopping power.
c.
Almost three-quarters of your stopping power.
d.
All of the above
8. To swerve to the left, which handlegrip should you press first?
a.
Press the left handlegrip first, then press the right to recover.
b.
Press the right handlegrip first, then press the left to recover.
9. Distances are harder to judge at night than during the day. Your eyes rely upon shadows and light contrasts to determine how far away an object is and how fast it is coming. These contrasts are missing or are distorted at night. To make up for this, what level of following distance is recommended at night?
a.
One-second or more following distance
b.
Four-second or more following distance
c.
Two-second or more following distance
d.
Three-second or more following distance
e.
All of the above
10. What are the most common reasons a motorcycle will wobble?
a.
Unsuitable accessories
b.
Improper loading
c.
Incorrect tire pressure
d.
Alcohol
e.
a and b and c
f.
None of the above
11. In the state of California, if you are under the age of 21, what BAC level is considered illegal?
a.
.05%
b.
.08%
c.
.01%
d.
.03%

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