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District Of Columbia Motorcycle Permit Practice Test 5

Our FREE DC Motorcycle Practice Test is made up of 25 comprehensive, multiple choice questions.
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Washington, D.C. Motorcycle Permit Practice Test

Pass your Washington, D.C. motorcycle permit exam and hit the open road with your motorcycle permit with help from this free motorcycle permit practice test! Designed specifically for Washington, D.C. motorcycle riders, this practice exam takes questions directly from the D.C. DMV’s motorcycle handbook to help you ace your test on the first try. You’ll get 25 multiple-choice questions to review as often as you need. Answer at least 20 of them correctly, and you’ll pass with flying colors! Missed a few? Don’t worry—you can see a list of which questions you answered incorrectly so that you know exactly what to go back and review before your actual test. This free practice exam mimics the D.C. DMV motorcycle permit test, giving you a feel for the format and experience of the real exam. And since you can take it as many times as you need—for free!—you’ll be fully prepared to ace that motorcycle permit exam on the very first try.

The D.C. permit exam will cover everything from the required safety equipment you must wear while riding to the rules to sharing a road with other vehicles. This free practice test includes questions taken right from the D.C. handbook, so you’ll be able to prepare with accurate, up-to-date information that you can rely on.

D.C. Motorcycle Permit Practice Test FAQs:

What questions are on the D.C. motorcycle permit test?

The D.C. motorcycle permit test will quiz you on how to safely operate a motorcycle in traffic, right-of-way and following rules, safety equipment requirements, hand signals, and more.

What’s the difference between a motorcycle permit test and a regular permit test?

A motorcycle permit exam is an additional knowledge test required to earn a motorcycle endorsement on your driver’s license. It will ask questions specific to becoming a motorcycle rider, while the regular permit test (required for all D.C. drivers) pertains to general rules of the road for all vehicle types.

How do I earn my D.C. motorcycle endorsement?

To earn your D.C. motorcycle endorsement on your license, you must be at least 18 years old and first pass a written motorcycle permit knowledge test. Then you’re required to complete a Motorcycle Demonstration Course to learn how to operate your vehicle safely. During your course, you’ll need to pass an on-bike road exam, after which you can apply for your endorsement online.

District of Columbia DMV Sample Test Questions

According to the manual studies have shown that motorcycles are how many times more likely to be seen when using your headlight during the day?
  • 1.5 times
  • 2 times
  • 5 times
  • 3 times
During what situation might you need to swerve or turn quickly?
  • When a large deer suddenly runs in front of you.
  • There is never a time when you should swerve or turn quickly.
  • If you're paying attention to the road you won't ever need to swerve or turn quickly.
  • A motorcyclist should swerve and turn quickly when making any turn to make sure that is accomplished quickly and safely.
How long does it take for alcohol to begin to affect the drinker?
  • A few minutes.
  • A half hour
  • A whole hour
  • It depends on the drinker.
How much of your stopping power is provided by the front brake?
  • 1/4.
  • 1/2.
  • 2/3.
  • 3/4.
  • All of it.
If you need to leave the road, remember to ____________.
  • Check the roadside, to make sure it is firm and safe to ride on.
  • Signal so that drivers behind you are aware of your intentions.
  • Pull off the road and park carefully.
  • All of the listed answers.
  • None of the listed answers.