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. Which of the following is a way to reduce your reaction time?
2. It may be important to change your lane position if you are
3. You should not ride your motorcycle alongside of cars because
4. When riding in a group, the staggered formation should be avoided when
5. You should adjust your side mirrors
6. Which brake control should you use when you need to stop?
7. When parking against a curb, you should park at a ____ angle.
8. On a slippery surface, what is the most effective braking method?
9. Your motorcycle has two brakes. use both brakes:
10. What is the proper way to swerve?
11. To help maintain balance, your feet should
12. As a motorcycle rider, how many positions do you have available in a single traffic lane?
13. ____ drugs can affect your ability to ride.
14. When following another vehicle, the ____ lane position is the best for being seen.
15. Each lane of traffic has ____ position(s) for a motorcycle to travel.
16. You can initiate a swerve by
17. In order to avoid hazardous situations, you should
18. When conducting the evaluate step of the see procedure, what are you looking for?
19. The safest formation when riding in a group is
20. Because a motorcycle has a smaller profile than a car
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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.