Ohio DMV Motorcycle Test

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

1. When you ride a motorcycle on slippery pavement, you should ____ to avoid a skid.
2. The word accident implies that an event was ____.
3. What will occur if the front tire goes flat?
4. The most likely place for a collision is
5. When following other motorcycles, what should be the minimum space cushion?
6. What is the safest braking method?
7. To carry passengers safely, your equipment should include:
8. When carrying cargo in saddlebags, you should
9. When can you operate a motorcycle between lanes of traffic?
10. If you find yourself riding next to a vehicle in another lane, what should you do?
11. Which of the following right-of-way rules is not true?
12. You should flash your brake light when you are about to stop and you are
13. Rolling on the throttle in a turn
14. Talking on a cell phone while driving increases your chances of being in a crash by
15. You should maintain an adequate space cushion around your motorcycle
16. When evaluating potential hazards, you should be looking for
17. Three-wheel vehicles are more ____ than two-wheel motorcycles.
18. Which of the following is the most complete form of protection for your face while driving?
19. When driving behind another vehicle, you should leave a ____ second following distance.
20. Ohio's alcohol reforms went into effect in ____.
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About Motorcycle Permit Practice Tests

To operate a motorcycle in Ohio, you must have a motorcycle license or a motorcycle endorsement on your driver's license. Licenses are issued by the Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV). You can apply for a motorcycle temporary instruction permit identification card (TIPIC) at age 15½, and at age 16, you can receive a motorcycle license or endorsement. A motorcycle license or endorsement allows you to operate a motorcycle, motorbike, scooter, or moped on public roads.

To receive a motorcycle TIPIC, you must apply, submit your documentation, pass the vision screening and the motorcycle knowledge exam, and pay the fees. If you are under the age of 18, you must hold a TIPIC for six months, follow the graduated driver license (GDL) requirements, complete a driver education and motorcycle safety education course, and fulfill your driving requirements before you apply for a license or endorsement. Minors who have met these requirements and applicants who are over the age of 18 can apply for a motorcycle license or endorsement by submitting an application and documentation, paying the fees, and passing the motorcycle riding exam. This exam may be waived if you have successfully completed a Motorcycle Ohio course in the last 60 days.

Tests are scheduled through the BMV. The motorcycle knowledge test consists 30 questions about road rules and safe riding practices. You must answer 20 of the questions correctly to pass. You can retest the next day if you fail. The motorcycle riding exam assesses your ability to operate your motorcycle safely. If you fail the riding exam, you must wait a week to retest.