Motorcycle License M1 Practice Test
Section 1 - All Question Quiz
Complete Section 1 - Motorcycle License Test
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When approaching a Yield sign, what does the law require you to do?
It is always important to yield the right of way to avoid an accendent and to stay safe on the road. This is for you and other drivers.
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What are the requirements for carrying a passenger?
The driver must have an M2 or M licence; M1 drivers are not permitted to carry passengers.
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What is the purpose served by the throttle?
The throttle is located on the right handgrip and helps control the speed of the motorcycle. When twisted inward towards the rider the throttle releases fuel which flows to the engine.
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Which of the following is not a primary control important for the operation of the motorcycle?
It is essential to understand that while all controls are important in the overall usage and functioning of a motorcycle, the essential controls are the ones listed here and this list also includes front brake, handlebars and clutch.
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What should a motorcyclist do if a slippery patch is spotted on the road ahead?
Always slow down as much as possible whenever possible before reaching a slippery spot. Slippery surfaces can be dangerous because they cause tires to lose traction on the road and increase the possibility of skids and accidents.
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What is the major difference between the front and rear brakes?
Although the front brakes account for three-quarters of the stopping force, it is important to apply both brakes together. Do not apply the brakes too forcefully (do not jam on the brakes): the tires can become locked and result in the motorcycle skidding.
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How often should motorcycle tires be inspected for pressure, proper tread, and damage?
Tires are just one of the controls that must be inspected regularly to ensure safety when driving a motorcycle. It is important to inspect these parts because motorcyclists are at greater risk if breakdown occurs.
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Before making a left turn from a one-way street, you should be:
It is essential to maintain a proper road position to stay safe on the road.
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Apart from headlights and taillights, what else ensures visibility at night?
A number of nighttime accidents occur because motorcyclists are not visible to other drivers on the road. Bright colours and reflective gear can help counter this problem.
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Which of the following statements regarding the M2 license conditions is FALSE?
M2 holders by law must have 0.00 blood alcohol level, and must not drive after having consumed alcohol. It is dangerous to operate a motorcycle after consuming alcohol.
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When you must drive over an object or pothole on the road, what is the best way to reduce the force of the impact?
Reduce speed when approaching an object or pothole and maintain a firm grip on the handlebars to ensure that the motorcycle stays upright and does not turn. While raising yourself, it is essential to grip the handlebar firmly so that your hands do not slip.
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In order to discourage others on the road from attempting to share the right lane, in what part of the lane should the motorcyclist drive?
It is dangerous to ignore other drivers or allow them to share a lane with the motorcycle. Maintaining proper blocking position is the most reliable method of discouraging other drivers from trying to share lanes. When driving in the right lane the blocking position is the left tire track under normal conditions; when driving in the left lane, the blocking position is normally the right tire track. It is unsafe to drive in the centre lane because there is no effective blocking position.
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Where is the front brake located on the motorcycle and how is it applied?
The front and rear brakes should ideally be applied together every time, even though front brakes exert greater stopping force.
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Is it mandatory to have a horn on a motorcycle?
It is essential to have fully functional horns on motorcycles; the horn is one way a motorcyclist can communicate with drivers of other vehicles.
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Which of the following statements about M1 license conditions is FALSE?
M1 holders by law must have 0.00 blood alcohol level, and must not drive after having consumed alcohol. It is dangerous to operate a motorcycle after consuming alcohol.
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When you are faced with a red traffic signal and your intention is to go straight through the intersection, what must you do first?
It is always important to follow the rules of the road. Yeilding the right of way.
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Which of the following are legal requirements for motorcycle drivers?
The rider must also wear a helmet at all times. The motorcycle must be registered. The rider must have valid liability insurance.
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In the Motorcycle Driver's Handbook, the term "motorcycle" includes which of the following?
According to the Highway Traffic Act, mopeds are not considered to be motorcycles, but in order to drive a moped on a public road, drivers are required to have an M1, M2, or M license.
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On passing the M1 exit test while using a limited speed motorcycle what category of M2 license does one receive?
The category of the motorcycle used in the M1 exit test determines the type of license that will be issued. Use of a limited speed motorcycle in the M1 exit test will result in an M2 license with the L condition.
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What is the significance of obtaining a Safety Standards Certificate when purchasing a used motorcycle?
The Ministry of Transportation authorizes inspection stations to examine and verify motorcycles. The Safety Standards Certificate is documented proof that the vehicle has passed the inspection. The certificate is valid for 36 days.
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At what point can a motorcyclist take the Level 1 road test needed to acquire an M2 license?
The test must be taken while the M1 licence is still valid, which is for 90 days from the date it was issued. People taking a Ministry-authorised training program can do the M1 exit test any time but may not acquire the M2 permit from the Ministry until a period of 60 days has passed.
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How do properly adjusted mirrors help the motorcyclist?
Mirrors play an important role in keeping track of what is on the road around the motorcycle. Use of mirrors should be combined with shoulder checks for maximum safety; neither should be used as a replacement for the other.
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When slowing down or coming to a stop what should the motorcyclist do?
Downshifting while reducing speed prevents sudden jerking of the motorcycle. In addition to downshifting, applying both sets of brakes to reduce speed or come to a stop is important because brake lights help motorists behind the motorcycle realize that a change in speed is occurring.
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Carrying cargo on a motorcycle should be avoided, but in case you have to take something along how should you carry it?
One should never secure the cargo to the back of the seat since this changes the weight and balance of the motorcycle by changing the centre of gravity.
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When attending an M1 exit test to apply for an M2 licence, what do you need to take with you?
In addition, the existing M1 license must be taken to the M1 exit test.
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