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Alberta Motorcycle Test Rules 3

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AB-MC-Rules-03

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Question 1
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 2
What is the maximum permitted speed when passing emergency vehicles or tow trucks which are stopped with their lights flashing?
A
60 KMH
B
70 KMH
C
50 KMH
D
40 KMH
Question 3
In very windy conditions, what should be your main way of holding on to your motorcycle?
A
Stiffening your upper back
B
Gripping tightly with your ankles
C
Gripping tightly with your hands
D
Gripping tightly with your knees
Question 4
What is the best way to minimise the number of lane changes you need to make?
A
Swerve in and out of traffic
B
Use your horn to clear a path ahead
C
Maintain a high speed
D
Plan your route well in advance
Question 5
When it has just started raining, where is the most slippery part of the road likely to be?
A
The centre of the lane
B
The right-hand side of the lane
C
Right in the gutters
D
The left-hand side of the lane
Question 6
If at an intersection an oncoming driver is indicating an intention to turn left, where should you position yourself?
A
In the lefthand/ centre of your lane
B
In the left-hand portion of your lane
C
In the centre/right-hand portion of your lane
D
In the opposite lane
Question 7
How can you use the lights of a vehicle ahead to help you?
A
You can follow their line
B
You can copy their braking patterns
C
You can use them to warn you of bumps and hollows
D
You can copy their speed
Question 8
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 9
When riding at night, what should your braking distance be?
A
Within the range of your headlights
B
The same as in the daytime
C
75% of what it would be in daytime
D
85% of what it would be in daytime
Question 10
When should you be most aware of the danger posed by grit, dirt and sand in the roadway?
A
Fall
B
Summer
C
Spring
D
Winter
Question 11
What is the best way to stay safe when there is ice and snow on the road?
A
Lower your tire pressure
B
Ride with both feet down
C
Stay at home or use alternative transport
D
Use skidding as part of your riding style
Question 12
When riding in a crosswind, why should you give yourself a larger space cushion?
A
All of them
B
The wind may suddenly drop
C
Debris may be blown into the road
D
Other vehicles may be veering
Question 13
Before changing lanes, what should you do to combat the effect of the “blind spot"?
A
Make a firm hand signal to warn any vehicles in your blind spot
B
Turn and look over your shoulder
C
Twist your mirror from side to side
D
Listen out for vehicles which may be in your blind spot
Question 14
As you approach an intersection, how should you prepare for it?
A
Get ready to sound your horn
B
Get ready to slow and brake
C
Get ready to speed up
D
Try to maintain a constant speed
Question 15
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 16
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
150 m
C
400 m
D
300 m
Question 17
What is the minimum distance you should be scanning ahead in urban areas?
A
10 seconds
B
12 seconds
C
8 seconds
D
5 seconds
Question 18
What is meant by “proactive riding"?
A
Riding as fast as conditions will allow
B
Always positioning yourself in the safest place
C
Forcing other vehicles to slow to your place
D
Overtaking wherever possible
Question 19
When you have to brake suddenly, where is most of the braking force going to be applied?
A
It depends on the speed
B
On the front brake
C
On both brakes equally
D
On the rear brake
Question 20
When approaching a railroad track, what angle should you take?
A
Turn to cross the line at a 25° angle
B
Turn to cross the line at a 45° angle
C
Keep straight on the path of the road, regardless of the angle
D
Turn to cross the line at a 90° angle
Question 21
How far ahead should you be scanning your path of travel in rural areas?
A
At least 15 seconds
B
At least 5 seconds
C
At least 20 seconds
D
At least 10 seconds
Question 22
Why should you make sure you don't ride too close to the curb?
A
Because debris tends to gather in gutters
B
All answers are correct
C
Because pedestrians may step out
D
Because it encourages other drivers to move into your space
Question 23
What is the minimum time gap you should leave between yourself and the vehicle in front?
A
3 seconds
B
4 seconds
C
2 seconds
D
1 second
Question 24
When should you be most vigilant about watching for animals?
A
In the early hours of the morning
B
At midday
C
At dawn and dusk
D
Around midnight
Question 25
Why should you avoid high beam headlights in fog?
A
They will use too much power
B
They may frighten wildlife
C
They might surprise other drivers
D
They will reflect back and cause glare
Question 26
Why should you always give large vehicles more of a “space cushion"?
A
Because they legally have right of way
B
Because their drivers are more likely to be aggressive
C
Because they are louder than other vehicles
D
Because they have larger blind spots than other vehicles
Question 27
Ordinarily on a two lane roadway, what will be your safest place to ride?
A
In the left-hand portion of the lane
B
In the centre of the lane
C
In the right-hand portion of the lane
D
It makes no difference
Question 28
What's your best way to be seen at night?
A
Wear black clothing
B
Wear all white clothing
C
Wear clothing with reflective panels
D
Wear bright colored clothing
Question 29
What should you do if your motorcycle starts to hydroplane?
A
Speed up
B
Veer to the left or right of the water
C
Brake immediately
D
Keep going straight and stay off the brakes
Question 30
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
Speed up to prevent them passing
B
Move to your left to block their manoeuvre
C
Make hand gestures to indicate that they should not overtake
D
Prepare to slow down if necessary to allow them back into the lane
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