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 are riding in a staggered formation, you should switch to riding in pairs when
2. Provided you have the right level of motorcycle license, you are permitted to carry a passenger if
3. Which of the following should not be done at night?
4. The majority of your motorcycle brake power is provided by
5. When parked in a parallel parking space, you should park at an angle
6. When slowing down, which brake should you use?
7. Why are curves a common place for motorcycle crashes?
8. Before taking trip with your motorcycle, you should check your
9. If there is a hazard on the right side of the road, which lane position should you ride in?
10. What are two ways to avoid obstacles in your path?
11. While riding, you notice there are hazards on the left side of the lane. what should your lane position be?
12. The safest formation when riding in a group is
13. When you turn:
14. You should check your mirrors when
15. Which of the following is the most likely place for a collision?
16. When at an intersection, you must especially watch for
17. The front brake is controlled by
18. Lower your chances of being involved in a collision by
19. How many positions are available to a motorcycle in one lane of traffic?
20. Your body can be affected by alcohol after as little as ____ drink(s).
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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.