North Carolina DMV Motorcycle Test

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

1. As you approach the center of a turn, you should
2. A surface that provides little traction for a motorcycle
3. When riding through a turn, you should turn
4. When riding behind a car, which lane position will keep you the most visible to the driver?
5. When passing another vehicle, you should
6. Skilled riders must do which of the following while riding?
7. When riding in a group, beginner riders should be positioned
8. When driving through a turn, your lane position should
9. Which of the following are skills required to avoid an accident?
10. A street legal motorcycle must have ____ mirrors.
11. Riding between lanes of traffic is
12. Which of the following is the most likely place for a collision?
13. The best face protection is
14. Which of the following is required equipment for a motorcycle to be operated legally?
15. If you see a car on an entrance ramp is going to merge into your lane, you should
16. When you ride in a group
17. You should adjust your side mirrors
18. Both brakes on your motorcycle should be used
19. Most riders are driving slower than ____ mph when a crash happens.
20. When parked beside a curb, your motorcycle must
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About Motorcycle Permit Practice Tests

To operate a motorcycle in North Carolina, you must have an endorsement on your current driver's license or a motorcycle learner's permit. Licenses are issued by the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV). You can apply for a learner's permit at age 16. You can apply for a motorcycle endorsement if you currently have a full provisional, regular, or commercial driver's license. A motorcycle permit or endorsement allows you to operate a motorcycle, motorbike, scooter, or moped on public roads.

To receive a motorcycle learner's permit, you must apply, submit the required documentation, pay the fees, and pass the vision screening, the motorcycle knowledge exam, and the traffic signs test. Minors will also need to successfully complete a motorcycle safety course. To receive a motorcycle endorsement on your license, you must apply, submit your documentation, pay the fees, and pass the vision screening, the knowledge exam, the traffic signs test, and the motorcycle rider skills test.

Tests are scheduled through the DMV. The motorcycle knowledge test contains 25 questions on traffic laws and safe driving practices. You must answer 20 of the questions correctly to pass. The traffic signs test examines your ability to identify signs by shape, color, and meaning. You must score at least 80 percent to pass. The motorcycle rider skills test assesses your ability to handle normal and hazardous traffic situations. If you fail a test, you may have to wait between one and five days to retest.