Michigan DMV Motorcycle Test

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

1. When riding in a group, when should you ride single file?
2. Motorcycle groups larger than ____ people should split into smaller groups.
3. When it comes to drivers, eye contact
4. Before starting your group ride, you should decide on a lead rider and a ____.
5. Which is not true of carrying loads?
6. When riding through an area of potential hazards, what should you do?
7. You should check your mirrors when
8. Which of the following applies to carrying cargo?
9. As you approach the center of a turn, you should
10. When making turns as a group at an intersection you should ____.
11. Which of these is considered proper facial and eye protection?
12. The rear brake provides ____ of the motorcycle's stopping power.
13. The most important thing about swerving is to
14. Crossing an obstacle ____ is the safest.
15. When starting off on your motorcycle, you should start with your right wrist
16. Which of the following comments should you say to a passenger, who has never ridden on a motorcycle, before he or she accompanies you on a ride?
17. If your front wheel locks, you should
18. If you can't avoid riding on a slippery surface, how should you proceed?
19. Which of these is one of the ten rules of group riding?
20. If you notice fraudulent testing activities going on, what should you do?
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About Motorcycle Permit Practice Tests

To operate a motorcycle in Michigan, you must have a motorcycle endorsement (CY) on your driver's license. Licenses are issued by the Secretary of State (SOS). You must be at least 16 and have a valid driver's license to apply for a motorcycle temporary instruction permit or motorcycle endorsement. Minors must have a valid level 2 or level 3 graduated driver license (GDL). A motorcycle permit or endorsement allows you to operate a motorcycle, motorbike, scooter, or moped on public roads.

To receive a motorcycle permit, you must apply, submit your documentation, pass the vision screening and the motorcycle knowledge test, and pay the fees. To receive a motorcycle endorsement on your current Michigan driver's license, you must apply, submit your documentation, pass the driving test, and pay the fees. Additionally, applicants under the age of 18 must also complete a motorcycle safety course. Testing may be waived for applicants over the age of 18 who successfully complete an approved motorcycle safety course.

The tests are taken at your local SOS branch office. The motorcycle knowledge exam contains 25 questions on motorcycle safety and driving skills. You must answer 20 of the questions correctly to pass. The motorcycle rider skills test assesses your ability to operate a motorcycle safely. If you fail the motorcycle rider skills test twice, you will be required to take a motorcycle safety course before you can attempt the test again.