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. Because a motorcycle has a smaller profile than a car
2. Which lane position(s) are safest for motorcycles?
3. Why is maintaining a space cushion important?
4. When approaching an intersection, you should select a lane position to
5. When choosing a lane position, the best position
6. Increase your visibility at an intersection by
7. In which of these scenarios is it the least important to check your mirrors?
8. You are being closely followed, and as you approach an intersection, the light turns yellow. what should you do?
9. When should you only use the front brakes?
10. A hazardous place for motorcycles to travel is
11. When starting your motorcycle, your right wrist should be positioned
12. Your body can be affected by alcohol after as little as ____ drink(s).
13. Your motorcycle has two brakes. use both brakes:
14. ____ drugs can affect your ability to ride.
15. If you are riding in a staggered formation, you should switch to riding in pairs when
16. The best way to carry cargo on a motorcycle is to
17. Provided you have the right level of motorcycle license, you are permitted to carry a passenger if
18. Most of your motorcycle's stopping power is provided by
19. Groups of motorcycle riders should be no larger than ____ riders.
20. If it is not possible to ride straight while crossing railroad tracks, you should cross them at a ____ angle.

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.