Kentucky DMV Motorcycle Test

Pass the Kentucky Motorcycle Permit test the first time with FREE Kentucky DMV Practice Tests. Study real motorcycle permit questions from the DMV handbook!.

1. When traveling in a group, you should never ride
2. When should you pull the engine kill switch?
3. How do you achieve maximum straight-line braking?
4. Which riders should haul passengers?
5. If your front wheel locks, you should
6. It is important to maintain a space cushion behind the vehicle in front of you
7. Mopeds may not be used on any roads where the minimum speed is higher than ____ mph.
8. Before starting your motorcycle engine, your transmission should be in
9. Why are gravel roads potentially dangerous for motorcycle riders?
10. In addition to reflective clothing, the best colors for being seen are
11. When riding in the staggered formation, you should leave a following distance of ____ second(s) between yourself and the motorcycle directly in front of you.
12. If a vehicle enters your path, you should
13. To give yourself enough time to react to hazards, you should scan the road ____ ahead.
14. Which of the following is a dangerous surface?
15. When packing your motorcycle, you should pack heavier items
16. Which of the following is affected first while drinking.
17. For beginner riders, a ____ motorcycle is usually better for riding.
18. You ride safely on slippery surfaces by
19. When approaching an intersection where a vehicle may cross your path
20. Which of the following should you do when riding at night?

Kentucky DMV Motorcycle Test

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About Motorcycle Permit Practice Tests

To operate a motorcycle in Kentucky, you must have a motorcycle license or permit. Licenses are issued by the county Circuit Court Clerk's Office. If you are younger than 18, you can apply with parental consent and a valid driver's license. At age 16, you can apply for a moped license, which allows you to operate a moped that is 50cc or less. A motorcycle permit or license allows you to operate a motorcycle, motorbike, scooter, or moped on public roads.

To receive a motorcycle instruction permit, you must apply, submit your required documentation, pass the vision screening and motorcycle knowledge exam, and pay the fees. To receive a motorcycle license, you must have held a permit for at least one month, submit your application and documentation, pass the motorcycle road skills test, and pay the fees. The motorcycle road skills test can be waived if you successfully complete a motorcycle rider education course.

The knowledge exam is taken through your local Circuit Court Clerk's Office and contains 25 questions about motorcycle safety, operation, and road signs. You must answer 20 of the questions correctly to pass. The motorcycle road skills test is scheduled through the Kentucky State Police (KSP). It assesses your ability to operate your motorcycle safely. If you fail a test, you must wait a week before you can retest.