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. Provided you have the right level of motorcycle license, you are permitted to carry a passenger if
2. Groups of motorcycle riders should be no larger than ____ riders.
3. If your motorcycle starts to wobble, you should
4. The most effective face protection is
5. When should the right lane position be avoided?
6. Cargo on your motorcycle should be secured
7. Heavy steering may be a symptom of what mechanical problem?
8. If you need to shift gears as you approach a turn
9. Most riders are driving slower than ____ mph when a crash happens.
10. When should you have your headlight on?
11. When riding in a group, beginner riders should be positioned
12. Your motorcycle fits you if
13. If you need to brake and swerve to avoid hitting an obstacle, you
14. In addition to downshifting when you slow or stop, you should also downshift
15. How can you increase your safety while riding at night?
16. Which riders should haul passengers?
17. It is important to cross rail tracks at an angle of at least 45 degrees. why?
18. When you ride a motorcycle on slippery pavement, you should ____ to avoid a skid.
19. If you are riding with a group of motorcycles, is it safe to share a lane?
20. Which of the following is true about carrying cargo on your motorcycle?

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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.