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. If you make eye contact with a driver at an intersection
2. The greatest chance of a collision with another vehicle is
3. Pavement is likely to be slippery
4. Which lane position(s) are safest for motorcycles?
5. You can increase your safety when riding at night by
6. When approaching an intersection, you should select a lane position to
7. If you are carrying a lot of cargo, you may need to adjust your
8. When turning a motorcycle, what should you avoid?
9. Motorcycles require ____ lane width to operate safely.
10. What is engine braking?
11. How can you warn the driver behind you that you are about to slow down?
12. Groups of motorcycle riders should be no larger than ____ riders.
13. How can you use your clothing to help prevent collisions?
14. What causes your motorcycle to lurch?
15. ____ a common factor in motorcycle collisions.
16. If you believe that your motorcycle has not triggered a light sensor while stopped at a traffic light, when can you proceed?
17. The best way to carry cargo on a motorcycle is to
18. What is the most common type of motorcycle crash at an intersection?
19. In order to swerve properly, you must
20. The rear brake provides ____ of the motorcycle's stopping power.

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.