Motorcycle Quiz 8

1. The safest way to cross an obstacle is at a _________ angle.

2. Which of the following statements about animals are correct?
if you encounter a relatively large animal (deer, elk, cattle) on the road, brake and prepare to stop.
You should do everything you safely can to avoid hitting an animal. If you are in traffic, however, remain in your lane.
If you are being chased by a dog, downshift and approach the animal slowly. As you approach it, accelerate away and leave the animal behind.
All of the above are correct.

3. What are two ways to avoid obstacles in your path?
Stopping and sliding
Sliding and skidding
Sliding and swerving
Stopping and swerving

4. If you lock the rear brake on a surface with good traction,
You should release the rear brake and reapply it.
You can keep it locked until you come to a complete stop.
Release both brakes and coast to a stop.
Release the rear brake and use only the front brake.

5. For the most stable riding, your knees and feet should be positioned
Away from the gas tank and pointing down.
Away from the gas tank and firmly on the footrests.
Against the gas tank and firmly on the footrests.
Against the gas tank and pointing down.

6. Because a motorcycle has a smaller profile than a car,
It is faster.
It is less visible.
Special lights are required.
Shoulder checks are not required.

7. Use your feet to maintain balance by
Skimming them above the ground
Pointing your toes downward.
Holding them away from the motorcycle.
Keeping them on the footrests.

8. When preparing to enter the roadway from the roadside, how should you position your motorcycle?
Perpendicular to the roadside
At an angle
With the rear tire off the road
Parallel to the roadside

9. When approaching a blind intersection with a stop line, you should stop
Where you have the most visibility.
At the stop line first, then edge forward.
With the front wheel over the stop line.
At the stop line only.

10. Which of the following should be avoided when carrying cargo?
Filling saddlebags evenly
Securing cargo with elastic cords
Fastening excess cargo to the sissy bar
Securing cargo as low as possible

11. When stopping in a curve, what should you do?
Grab the rear brake only.
Lean over as much as possible.
Increase your speed before stopping.
Straighten the motorcycle upright.

12. When riding at night, you can increase your safety by
Reducing your speed.
Using your high beam.
Wearing reflective clothing.
Doing all of the above.

13. If an unexpected obstacle requires you to swerve left, you should
Apply the rear brake.
Press the left handgrip.
Apply the front brake.
Press the right handgrip.

14. The most effective braking method is to
Alternate between the rear brake and front brake.
Use both the front and rear brakes at the same time.
Use the rear brake only.
Use the front brake only.

15. To turn your motorcycle, you should press on the handgrip in the direction of the turn And
Lean in the direction of the turn.
Pull in the clutch.
Keep your body straight.
Lean opposite to the direction of the turn.

16. In any collision, you have a far better chance of avoiding serious injury when you wear
Protective clothing
Face or eye protection.
A Motorcycle safety helmet that is U.S. DOT compliant.
all of the above.

17. When braking on slippery surfaces, you should
Use the rear brake only.
Use both brakes.
Use the front brake only.
Coast in neutral.

18. Why are motorcycle crashes common in curves?
Leaning in a curve causes a motorcycle to tip over.
A Motorcyclist can’t stay in one lane position while moving through a curve.
A motorcycle may run wide in a curve if the motorcyclist isn’t careful.
It is difficult to steer a motorcycle.

19. When riding in the city, you should check for hazards at least _________ ahead.
Two blocks
One-half block
Three blocks
One block

20. What are the four steps in making a proper turn?
Slow, press, look, roll
Press, look, slow, roll
Slow, look, press, roll
Look, press, roll, slow