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Changes to the UK Theory Test Questions You Need to Know – Part Two

In part one of this series Book Theory Test Today covered changes to the UK car theory test. In part two we reveal questions that have been altered on the motorcycle theory test following the rebranding of the DSA.

Alterations to the car theory test, following sweeping changes made to the DSA, have inevitably meant that changes to other vehicle categories have also come into force. In particular, the motorcycle theory test has undergone some extensive changes to account for the happenings at the DSA (now known as the DVSA).

The motorcycle theory test questions which have changed are as follows:

1. A motorcycle MUST have its first MOT test when it is how old? Mark one answer…

a)      One year old.

b)      Three years old.

c)       Five years old.

d)      Seven years old.

The answer is: B

2. Your road tax is due to expire. To renew it you may need a renewal form, the fee, and valid MOT (if required). What else will you need? Mark one answer…

a)      Proof of purchase receipt.

b)      Compulsory Basic Training certificate.

c)      A valid certificate of insurance.

d)      A complete service record.

The answer is: C

3. Who can carry out Compulsory Basic Training (CBT)? Mark one answer…

a)      Any ADI (Approved Driving Instructor).

b)      Any road safety officer.

c)      Any DVSA (Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency) approved training body.

d)      Any motorcycle main dealer.

The answer is: C

4. What are the minimum test vehicle requirements for a motorcycle used to obtain the full category ‘A’ licence through the accelerated or direct access scheme? Mark one answer…

a)      Solo with maximum power of at least 25 kw (33 bhp).

b)      Solo with maximum power of at least 11 kw (14.6 bhp).

c)      Fitted with a sidecar and have maximum power of at least 35 kw (46.6 bhp).

d)      Solo with a maximum power of at least 40 kw (53.6 bhp).

The answer is: D

5. How should you gain basic skills in motorcycle riding? Mark one answer…

a)      Practice off-road with an approved training body.

b)      Ride on the road on the first dry day.

c)      Practice off-road in a public park or in a quiet cul-de-sac.

d)      Ride on the road as soon as possible.

The answer is: A

In order to improve your chances of passing the newly altered motorcycle theory test it’s recommended that you study all the relevant materials so that you’re up to date with current laws. There are various study aids available for candidates looking to take the exam, in the form of books, CD-ROMs and DVDs.

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