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. ____ drugs can affect your ability to ride.
2. How can you increase your chances of avoiding hazards at night?
3. Why is maintaining a space cushion important?
4. If you must carry a load it should be:
5. To keep a safe space cushion between yourself and the vehicle ahead of you, you should leave at least ____ seconds of space.
6. When parking against the curb, you should park at a ____ angle.
7. If you are riding with a group of motorcycles, is it safe to share a lane?
8. If there is a hazard on the right side of the road, which lane position should you ride in?
9. When evaluating potential hazards, you should be looking for
10. When entering a turn and you need to change gears, when should that change occur?
11. Your motorcycle fits you if
12. To avoid confusing other drivers you should:
13. When approaching an intersection, you should select a lane position to
14. You should adjust your side mirrors
15. What is the best way to prevent fatigue while riding?
16. Slippery surfaces can be even more dangerous if you are
17. When is it important to use your side mirrors?
18. Riding with both legs on the same side of the motorcycle is
19. Your body can be affected by alcohol after as little as ____ drink(s).
20. What is the best way to protect your eyes while riding a motorcycle?

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.