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Motorcycle Knowledge Exam

To obtain your motorcycle license, you must pass both a skills test and a knowledge exam. The knowledge exam consists of 25 questions based on information contained in the Motorcycle Operator Manual, available at any DMV customer service center. Study the manual before attempting to take the knowledge test. You must successfully complete the knowledge exam before taking the skills test.

To prepare for the motorcycle knowledge exam, familiarize yourself with all information in the Motorcycle Operator Manual and try our sample Motorcycle License exam online.

If you use a cell phone while taking the exam, the exam will be terminated; and you must wait until the next day to re-test.

It is unlawful to attempt to get or provide to others a copy of the exam or any questions or answers on the exam. You may not have assistance or assist others while taking the exam. It is illegal to have unauthorized possession of an examination or exam answers.

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