Massachusetts Motorcycle Free Practice Test

You are about to take the Massachusetts Motorcycle Online Practice Test . This sample test consists of 13 multiple choice questions and answers.

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1. According to NHTSA, motorcycle helmet use saves the lives of hundreds of motorcyclists annually. Although a motorcycle helmet cannot prevent many other types of injuries it can prevent brain injury effectively what percentage of the time?
a.
67%
b.
100%
c.
53%
d.
28%
2. Riding over rain grooves or metal bridge gratings may cause the motorcycle to weave and can create an unsettling feeling for the rider. It is important for the rider to do what until safely on solid road surfaces?
a.
Slow down
b.
Accelerate and lean to the right
c.
Maintain speed and direction
d.
None of the above
e.
All of the above
3. Small loads can be carried safely if properly secured and fastened to the motorcycle. If the motorcycle is equipped with saddlebags, make certain the load distribution in each bag is approximately the same. Failing to distribute the load evenly may cause the cycle to pull to one side. What can happen if the saddlebags are overloaded?
a.
It may cause the bags to catch in the wheel or chain, locking the rear wheel and prompting the cycle to skid.
b.
If the saddlebags are overloaded, the motorcycle may be weighted too heavily on the rear wheel and damage the tire
c.
It may cause the bags to catch in the wheel or chain, locking the front wheel and prompting the cycle to swerve.
d.
None of the above
4. The Massachusetts law requires riders to use their headlights when?
a.
One-half hour after sunset to one-half hour before sunrise
b.
Headlights should be on at all times
c.
Only after sunset
5. According to the State of Massachusetts, what is the speed limit in school zones?
a.
30 mph
b.
20 mph
c.
15 mph
d.
None of the above
6. A crosswalk is a pair of white lines painted across a lane that guides pedestrians from one side of the road to the other. Crosswalks may have what kind of lines painted between the two main lines for added emphasis?
a.
Diagonal lines
b.
Straight lines
c.
Vertical lines
d.
Curved lines
e.
a and c
f.
b and d
7. A motorcycle chain that slips or breaks while riding may cause the rear wheel of the cycle to do what while endangering the rider?
a.
Lock and Skid
b.
Swerve and Wobble
c.
Skid and Slide
d.
None of the above
8. There are some rules that apply only to motorcyclists. Which of the following is true?
a.
Motorcyclists should ride no more than two abreast
b.
Only motorcycles that can travel at the minimum posted speeds should travel on highways or expressways.
c.
Motorcyclists are permitted, in the state of Massachusetts, to ride along pavement lines or between lanes of traffic
d.
a and b
e.
All of the above
9. What helps drivers decide how to handle traffic situations that are not determined entirely by signs or signals?
a.
Yielding
b.
Two-second rule
c.
Right-of-Way rules
10. At an intersection controlled by stop signs in all directions, to whom must you yield the right-of-way?
a.
Another vehicle that has come to a full stop at the intersection
b.
A vehicle that has not come to a full stop at the intersection
c.
A vehicle on your immediate right that has stopped at the intersection as the same time as you
d.
A vehicle on your immediate left that has stopped at the intersection at the same time as you.
e.
a and c
f.
b and d
g.
All of the above
11. If you are entering a paved roadway from a private road, a driveway, or an unpaved road, what must you do?
a.
You must proceed slowly
b.
You must proceed quickly to avoid any contact with pedestrians, bicyclists, or other vehicles.
c.
You must stop first and give the right-of-way to pedestrians, bicyclists, or vehicles traveling along the road you are entering.
d.
You should give the right-of-way to any automobiles but proceed ahead of any pedestrian or cyclist
12. What contains the same amount of alcohol as a 12 oz. glass of beer?
a.
4 ounce glass of wine
b.
2 full glasses of vodka
c.
2 full glasses of 80-proof liquor
d.
None of the above
13. According to the State of Massachusetts, if you take a breathalyzer test and register at 0.08% BAC or higher, this is considered what?
a.
Below the legal limit
b.
At the legal limit
c.
Above the legal limit

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