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. Where should you keep your knees when driving?
2. To control a motorcycle well, you should ____.
3. To help balance yourself in turns, you should
4. For the most stable riding, your knees and feet should be positioned
5. While riding your motorcycle, you approach a crosswalk that a pedestrian has just entered. what should you do?
6. What causes your motorcycle to lurch?
7. As a motorcycle rider, how many positions do you have available in a single traffic lane?
8. There are ____ primary types of dot approved helmets.
9. The best way to combat fatigue while riding is to
10. A surface which provides little traction for motorcycles is
11. When can you ride side-by-side with another motorcycle?
12. Experienced riders tend to ride no more than ____ hours per day.
13. ____ is prohibited when riding downhill.
14. How does carrying a passenger change your motorcycle?
15. A ____-second following distance gives you a minimum amount of space to stop or swerve, if the driver ahead stops suddenly.
16. Before every ride, you should check your motorcycle's
17. Most motorcycles use convex mirrors. how are these different than regular mirrors?
18. What does the sipde driver judgment acronym stand for?
19. As a motorcycle rider, you can use your feet to maintain balance by
20. To stop safely on a curve, you should
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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.