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 is the easiest and most efficient way to familiarize yourself with your motorcycle's controls?
2. When at an intersection, you must especially watch for
3. When starting your motorcycle, your right wrist should be positioned
4. How does one make a quick stop?
5. If the rear tire goes flat while riding
6. Increase your visibility at an intersection by
7. The majority of your motorcycle brake power is provided by
8. Why is maintaining a space cushion important?
9. When it starts to rain, what lane position can be hazardous?
10. How long does it take for alcohol to start affecting the drinker?
11. Most of your motorcycle's stopping power is provided by
12. Which of the following are good times to use your signals?
13. The best way to discourage another driver from trying to share the lane with you is to
14. Before every ride, you should check your motorcycle's
15. What is a swerve?
16. In good conditions, what space, in seconds, should you keep from the vehicle in front?
17. The rear brake is ____ important because
18. The best way to discourage other vehicles from trying to share a lane with you is by
19. Which of the following surfaces provides poor traction for motorcycles?
20. Why are curves a common place for motorcycle crashes?

Maryland DMV Motorcycle Test

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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.