Category A (Motorcycle)

1. \'Red routes\' in major cities have been introduced to
A) provide better parking
B) allow lorries to load more freely
C) help the traffic flow
D) raise the speed limits
2. Some two way roads are divided into 3 lanes why are these particularly dangerous?
A) Traffic in both directions can use the middle lane to overtake
B) Traffic can drive faster in poor weather
C) Traffic uses the middle lane for emergencies only
D) Traffic on overtake on the left
3. The white line painted in the centre of the road mean
A) Oncoming vehicles have priority over you
B) The area is a national speed limit zone
C) You should give priority to oncoming vehicles
D) There is a hazard ahead of you
4. Your steering feels wobbly which of these is a likely cause?
A) Incorrectly adjusted brakes
B) A broken clutch cable
C) Tyre pressure is too high
D) Worn steering head bearings
5. You park at night on a road with a 40 mph speed limit you should park
A) Facing the traffic
B) Near a street light
C) With parking lights on
D) With dipped headlights on
6. In normal riding your postion on the road should be
A) About central in your lane
B) On the right of your lane
C) About a foot from the kerb
D) Near the centre of the road
7. After riding through deep water you notice your scooter brakes do not work properly what would be the best way to dry them out?
A) Stop and wait for a few minutes
B) Stop and dry them with a cloth
C) Ride quickly,brake harshly
D) Ride slowly, braking lightly
8. Powered vehicles such as wheelchairs or scooters used by disabled people have a maximum speed limit of
A) 8 mph
B) 16 mph
C) 20 mph
D) 12 mph
9. To stop your motorcycle quickly in an emergency you should apply
A) The front brake only
B) The front brake first and then the rear
C) The rear brake only
D) the rear brake just before the front
10. You arrive at the scene of a motorcycle accident.The rider is injured.When should the helmet be removed?
A) Only when it is essential
B) Always straight away
C) Always,unless they are in shock
D) Only when the motorcyclist asks
11. Motorcyclist are only allowed to use high-Intensity rear fog lights when?
A) They are riding on the road for the first time.
B) They ride a large touring machine.
C) Visibility is 100 meters or less.
D) A pillion passenger is being carried.
12. Where would you expect to see these markers? Select two answers
A) At the entrance to a narrow bridge
B) On a builder\'s skip placed on the roof
C) On a motorway sign
D) On a large goods vehicle
13. What is the reason for the area maked in red+white along the centre of the road?
A) It is seperating the two sides of the dual carriageway.
B) It is to separate traffic flowing in opposite directions.
C) It is a temporary marking to warn of the roadworks.
D) It makes an area for motorcyclists to overtake
14. You are approaching unmarked crossroads how should you deal with this type of junction?
A) Accelerate looking to the left
B) Slow down and keep to the right.
C) Slow down and look both ways.
D) Accelerate and keep to the middle
15. You are checking your direction indicators how often per second must they flash?
A) Between 1 and 2 times
B) Between 5 and 6 times
C) Between 3 and 4 times
D) Between 7 and 8 times
16. Your steering feels wobbly which of the following is probably the cause of this?
A) Incorrectly adjusted brakes
B) Tyre pressure is too high
C) A broken clutch cable
D) Worn steering head bearings
17. Which of the following would NOT make you more visible in daylight
A) Switching on your dipped headlamp
B) A white helmet
C) Wearing a fluorescent jacket
D) A black helmet
18. Who is responsible to make sure the motorbike isnt overloaded
A) The owner of the items being carried
B) The owner of the motorcycle
C) The licensing authority
D) The rider of the motorcycle
19. When riding long distances at speed noise can cause fatigue what can you do to help reduce this?
A) Ride in an upright position
B) Vary your speed
C) Wear ear plugs
D) Use an open-face helmet
20. A trailer on a motorcycle must be no wider than
A) 2 metres
B) 1 metre
C) 0.5 metres
D) 1.5 metres