Maryland DMV Motorcycle Test

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


1. Which of the following provide(s) the best traction for motorcycles?
2. If a dog begins to chase you while you are riding, you should
3. When riding which of the following should you not wear?
4. Motorcyclists may find it challenging to maintain safe control on surfaces with poor traction such as
5. To avoid a collision with a hazard in the center of the lane, which lane position(s) should you ride in?
6. Motorcycle drivers cannot drive on highways
7. When parked at the roadside, you should park at a ____ degree angle with your ____ tire touching the curb.
8. Wearing a face shield while riding a motorcycle
9. How can you reduce your reaction time when approaching an intersection?
10. When choosing a lane position, the best position
11. If the throttle is stuck, what should you do?
12. Which of the following can affect a motorcycle rider?
13. A safe following distance is at least ____ seconds behind the vehicle ahead of you.
14. Motorcycles are especially in danger when being passed by large vehicles because
15. How should the clutch feel?
16. How can you increase your visibility at blind intersections?
17. The best position for traction when it is raining is
18. Why is reflective material so important?
19. If your front tire fails while you are riding, you should
20. If you are riding with a group of motorcycles, is it safe to share a lane?
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About Motorcycle Permit Practice Tests

To operate a motorcycle in Maryland, you must have a Class M license or a motorcycle endorsement on your driver's license. Licenses are issued by the Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA). At age 15 years and nine months, you can apply for a motorcycle learner's permit. At age 16 ½, you can apply for a Class M license or endorsement. A motorcycle permit or license allows you to operate a motorcycle, motorbike, scooter, or moped on public roads.

To receive a motorcycle learner's permit, you must apply, submit your documentation, pass the vision screening and the motorcycle knowledge exam, and pay the fees. If you are a new driver under the age of 18, you must complete a driver's education course. New drivers, regardless of age, must also pass the Class C Maryland knowledge exam. To receive a Class M license or motorcycle endorsement on your driver's license, you must apply, submit your documentation, pass the driving test, and pay the fees. Applicants under the age of 18 must also complete a motorcycle driver safety course. The knowledge and driving tests are waived for drivers over the age of 18 who complete the course.

The tests are taken at your local MVA. The motorcycle knowledge exam contains 25 questions on motorcycle safety and driving skills. You must answer 22 of the questions correctly to pass. The motorcycle skills exam is a demonstration of the skills needed to operate a motorcycle. If you fail a test, you must wait one day to retake it.