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. For the most stable riding, your knees and feet should be positioned
2. Groups of motorcycle riders should be no larger than ____ riders.
3. When you ride in a group
4. Which of the following is not a strategy to increase your safety at night?
5. Which brake is most powerful?
6. How can you avoid riding in the blind spot of another vehicle?
7. In countersteering to initiate a turn, pushing the right handgrip will allow the motorcycle to
8. If you make eye contact with a driver at an intersection
9. If you must carry a load it should be:
10. When sitting properly on a motorcycle, your arms are used mostly for
11. While driving in the city and looking ahead for hazards, you should be checking at least ____ ahead.
12. When parking against a curb, you should park at a ____ angle.
13. Tinted eye protection
14. ____ a common factor in motorcycle collisions.
15. When you turn:
16. When it comes to tinted eye protection, it
17. When riding through a curve, the most effective lane position
18. If the rear wheel locks, you should
19. Alcohol affects the body in many different ways, but the first effect is to your
20. What are two ways to avoid obstacles in your path?

Illinois DMV Motorcycle Test

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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.