Alaska DMV Motorcycle Test

Pass the Alaska Motorcycle Permit test the first time with FREE Alaska DMV Practice Tests. Study real motorcycle permit questions from the DMV handbook!.


1. When starting a motorcycle facing uphill, you should change to ____ to hold the cycle while operating the throttle with the right hand.
2. If your front tire fails while riding, you should ease off the throttle and
3. When riding behind a car, which lane position will keep you the most visible to the driver?
4. How can you avoid riding in the blind spot of another vehicle?
5. Increasing the throttle through a turn will
6. When starting on an uphill slope, you should first use ____ brake to hold the motorcycle while starting the engine and shifting into first gear.
7. When using saddlebags, it is important to
8. When you ride a motorcycle on slippery pavement, you should ____ to avoid a skid.
9. When preparing to pass the vehicle in front of you, you can increase your line of sight by
10. Intersections are especially dangerous to motorcycles because
11. At night, how can the car ahead of you help you see obstacles?
12. If the front brake locks, what should you do?
13. When it is raining, the best lane position is
14. When you check your tires, what are you checking for?
15. You should maintain an adequate space cushion around your motorcycle
16. When you have a tire failure, you must remember to
17. If you brake hard on a straightaway and your rear brake locks
18. While your feet are on the footrests, you should avoid
19. The greatest chance of a collision with another vehicle is
20. How often should you check the tires on your motorcycle?
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About Motorcycle Permit Practice Tests

To operate a motorcycle in Alaska, you must have a Class M license. Licenses are issued through the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV). The state offers a motorcycle instruction permit and three license levels. You can apply for an M1 (any motorcycle), M2 (motor bike, scooter, or moped), or M3 (three-wheeled motorcycle) license. Minors must hold the motorcycle instruction permit for at least six months before applying for a motorcycle license. At age 14, you can apply for a Class M2 license and at age 16, you can apply for a Class M1 or M3 license.

To receive a Class M permit or license, you must submit your documentation, pass the vision screening, complete a Form 478 application, and pay the fees. Minors will also need to complete Form 433. To fulfill the motorcycle license requirements, you can either take a motorcycle safety course or pass the required tests. You must be at least 14 to receive an instruction permit, and you must also pass the written motorcycle knowledge test and the written knowledge test. An M2 license requires these tests plus an on-cycle road test. For an M1 or M3 license, you will need to take the written motorcycle and road tests.

Tests are scheduled through your local DMV or an approved third-party vendor. The written motorcycle knowledge test contains 25 questions about motorcycle signaling, crossing, and changing lanes. You must answer 20 of the questions correctly to pass. The on-cycle test assesses your ability to operate your motorcycle safely. If you fail a test, you must wait one day to retake it.