Illinois DMV Motorcycle Test

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


1. In slow, tight turns:
2. When starting your motorcycle, your right wrist should be positioned
3. ____ helps you absorb shock when riding over obstacles.
4. When preparing to pass the vehicle in front of you, you can increase your line of sight by
5. Who can share a lane with motorcycles?
6. When should you only use the front brakes?
7. In addition to reflective clothing, the best colors for being seen are
8. What can you do to help keep your balance in turns?
9. What does the left hand lever control?
10. You are considered legally intoxicated if you BAC level is ____ or higher.
11. Provided you have the right level of motorcycle license, you are permitted to carry a passenger if
12. When conducting the evaluate step of the see procedure, what are you looking for?
13. To keep a safe space cushion between yourself and the vehicle ahead of you, you should leave at least ____ seconds of space.
14. For most effective steering while riding a motorcycle, your hands should be positioned
15. Cross railroad tracks at an angle of at least 45 degrees because
16. Where are a motorcycle's blind spots?
17. Use your horn when
18. If you are carrying a lot of cargo, you may need to adjust your
19. When making a slow, tight turn, how can you maintain balance?
20. If you make eye contact with a driver at an intersection
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About Motorcycle Permit Practice Tests

To operate a motorcycle in Illinois, you must have a valid Class M or Class L license. You can receive a license from a Secretary of State (SOS) facility. A Class L license permits you to drive motorcycles, motorbikes, mopeds, and scooters that are 150cc or less. A Class M license allows to you operate any type of motorcycle. Minors can apply for a 24-month motorcycle instruction permit to operate motorbikes that are 150cc or less. If you are 18 or older, you may apply for a 12-month instruction permit for any type of motorcycle.

To receive a motorcycle instruction permit, you must apply, submit your documentation, pass the motorcycle knowledge test, and pay the fees. Minors must also successfully complete a driver's education course. To receive a Class L or M license, you must apply, submit your documentation, pass the motorcycle skills test, and pay the fees. Additionally, anyone under the age of 18 must complete an approved motorcycle training course. Applicants who are over the age of 18 may complete the state's Motorcycle Rider Education Course in lieu of the written and driving exams.

The written exam can be taken at your local SOS office. The test contains 25 questions about how to safely operate a motorcycle. You must answer 20 questions correctly to pass. The motorcycle skills test assesses your on-cycle abilities. If you fail either test, you must wait seven days to retest.