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Alberta Motorcycle Test Rules 3

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AB-MC-Rules-03

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Question 1
If at an intersection an oncoming driver is indicating an intention to turn left, where should you position yourself?
A
In the left-hand portion of your lane
B
In the opposite lane
C
In the lefthand/ centre of your lane
D
In the centre/right-hand portion of your lane
Question 2
Before changing lanes, what should you do to combat the effect of the “blind spot"?
A
Turn and look over your shoulder
B
Make a firm hand signal to warn any vehicles in your blind spot
C
Twist your mirror from side to side
D
Listen out for vehicles which may be in your blind spot
Question 3
When riding in a crosswind, why should you give yourself a larger space cushion?
A
The wind may suddenly drop
B
All of them
C
Other vehicles may be veering
D
Debris may be blown into the road
Question 4
When should you be most aware of the danger posed by grit, dirt and sand in the roadway?
A
Fall
B
Summer
C
Winter
D
Spring
Question 5
Why should you make sure you don't ride too close to the curb?
A
Because it encourages other drivers to move into your space
B
Because debris tends to gather in gutters
C
All answers are correct
D
Because pedestrians may step out
Question 6
What should you do if your motorcycle starts to hydroplane?
A
Speed up
B
Keep going straight and stay off the brakes
C
Brake immediately
D
Veer to the left or right of the water
Question 7
Why should you always give large vehicles more of a “space cushion"?
A
Because their drivers are more likely to be aggressive
B
Because they are louder than other vehicles
C
Because they legally have right of way
D
Because they have larger blind spots than other vehicles
Question 8
If you are riding on a dark road with high beam headlights on, what is the closest you should let an oncoming vehicle get to you before you dip the beam?
A
200 m
B
400 m
C
300 m
D
150 m
Question 9
When is it permissible to exceed the speed limit when overtaking?
A
When you will not be able to make the overtake without doing so
B
It is never permissible
C
If the vehicle you are overtaking speeds up
D
When you need to do so to re-enter your lane safely
Question 10
How can you use the lights of a vehicle ahead to help you?
A
You can copy their braking patterns
B
You can follow their line
C
You can use them to warn you of bumps and hollows
D
You can copy their speed
Question 11
In very windy conditions, what should be your main way of holding on to your motorcycle?
A
Gripping tightly with your hands
B
Gripping tightly with your ankles
C
Gripping tightly with your knees
D
Stiffening your upper back
Question 12
If you are riding with high beam headlights on and are coming up behind another vehicle, what is the closest you should get before dipping your headlight?
A
150 m
B
200 m
C
400 m
D
300 m
Question 13
How far ahead should you be scanning your path of travel in rural areas?
A
At least 15 seconds
B
At least 20 seconds
C
At least 10 seconds
D
At least 5 seconds
Question 14
Why should you avoid high beam headlights in fog?
A
They will reflect back and cause glare
B
They will use too much power
C
They might surprise other drivers
D
They may frighten wildlife
Question 15
What's your best way to be seen at night?
A
Wear bright colored clothing
B
Wear black clothing
C
Wear all white clothing
D
Wear clothing with reflective panels
Question 16
When should you be most vigilant about watching for animals?
A
At midday
B
In the early hours of the morning
C
Around midnight
D
At dawn and dusk
Question 17
What is the best way to stay safe when there is ice and snow on the road?
A
Lower your tire pressure
B
Use skidding as part of your riding style
C
Ride with both feet down
D
Stay at home or use alternative transport
Question 18
What is the maximum permitted speed when passing emergency vehicles or tow trucks which are stopped with their lights flashing?
A
40 KMH
B
50 KMH
C
60 KMH
D
70 KMH
Question 19
When can you squeeze between vehicles ahead of you on a two lane carriageway?
A
If they leave sufficient space
B
If they are driving below the maximum speed limit
C
If they are slowing down
D
Never
Question 20
When you have to brake suddenly, where is most of the braking force going to be applied?
A
On the rear brake
B
It depends on the speed
C
On the front brake
D
On both brakes equally
Question 21
What is the minimum distance you should be scanning ahead in urban areas?
A
12 seconds
B
10 seconds
C
8 seconds
D
5 seconds
Question 22
When riding at night, what should your braking distance be?
A
85% of what it would be in daytime
B
The same as in the daytime
C
Within the range of your headlights
D
75% of what it would be in daytime
Question 23
When approaching a railroad track, what angle should you take?
A
Keep straight on the path of the road, regardless of the angle
B
Turn to cross the line at a 90° angle
C
Turn to cross the line at a 25° angle
D
Turn to cross the line at a 45° angle
Question 24
What is the minimum time gap you should leave between yourself and the vehicle in front?
A
2 seconds
B
1 second
C
3 seconds
D
4 seconds
Question 25
What is meant by “proactive riding"?
A
Always positioning yourself in the safest place
B
Forcing other vehicles to slow to your place
C
Riding as fast as conditions will allow
D
Overtaking wherever possible
Question 26
Ordinarily on a two lane roadway, what will be your safest place to ride?
A
In the left-hand portion of the lane
B
It makes no difference
C
In the centre of the lane
D
In the right-hand portion of the lane
Question 27
You are riding at what you regard as a sensible speed for the conditions, but a driver behind indicates their intention to overtake you. What should you do?
A
Move to your left to block their manoeuvre
B
Speed up to prevent them passing
C
Prepare to slow down if necessary to allow them back into the lane
D
Make hand gestures to indicate that they should not overtake
Question 28
As you approach an intersection, how should you prepare for it?
A
Try to maintain a constant speed
B
Get ready to sound your horn
C
Get ready to slow and brake
D
Get ready to speed up
Question 29
What is the best way to minimise the number of lane changes you need to make?
A
Maintain a high speed
B
Swerve in and out of traffic
C
Use your horn to clear a path ahead
D
Plan your route well in advance
Question 30
When it has just started raining, where is the most slippery part of the road likely to be?
A
The left-hand side of the lane
B
The right-hand side of the lane
C
Right in the gutters
D
The centre of the lane
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