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. After you have used your signal and finished your turn, you should what?
2. Which of the following should you do when riding on a slippery surface?
3. To make good judgments in traffic, you need to first:
4. Before changing lanes on a multi-lane road, you should check
5. If you must coast over a slippery surface, you should also
6. The motorcycle and rider should lean at the same angle when in
7. When approaching or driving through a work zone, you must not
8. If you find yourself with a stuck throttle, you should do what?
9. A minimum of how many seconds in distance should be kept behind the vehicle ahead?
10. When should you switch on your high-beam headlights?
11. To help absorb the shock of riding over large obstacles, you should
12. Which of the following is a good way to stop inebriated friends from hurting themselves?
13. How should a motorcyclist park in a parallel parking space next to a curb?
14. If you are going to use an unfamiliar motorcycle, such as a borrowed one, what should you do before taking it out on the street?
15. It can be dangerous to ride alongside cars because
16. What causes an engine to seize, 'lock' or 'freeze' up?
17. What causes a rear-wheel lock up?
18. When scanning the road for hazards, how far ahead should you be looking?
19. When it is necessary to leave the road to check the motorcycle, what should you do?
20. Drivers on an entrance ramp may not see you when merging into traffic, it is recommended that you do which of the following?
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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.