Ontario Motorcycle Test 05

In essence, the M1 test is not just a legal requirement—it’s a commitment to safety and continuous learning as a motorcyclist. Embrace the process and view it as a step towards becoming a more skilled and knowledgeable rider.


Ontario Motorcycle Practice Test 05

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When approaching an intersection, what is the defensive lane position?

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Are you ever allowed to pass on the left shoulder?

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What does overdriving your headlight(s) mean?

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If a train is coming, how far should you stop from the nearest rail or gate?

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When driving at night, use the lights of the vehicle in front of you to...?

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Why should you reduce your speed, particularly on roads that you do not know well?

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On the freeway, you should check your mirrors every...?

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Are you allowed to pass another vehicle on the shoulder who is turning left?

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Once you are in the exit lane and begin slowing, how do you know you are at the proper speed?

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One of the most common causes of collisions between motorcycles or mopeds and cars is...?

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Once you have made certain that a lane is clear to change lanes on the freeway, signal early and do what with your speed?

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When turning left, which is the best position to take?

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If another vehicle follows too closely on the freeway, what should you do other than changing lanes?

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What is referred to as 'lane splitting'?

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On the freeway, you should look ahead a minimum of...?

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The best way to avoid lane sharing is...?

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What should you do if you are going faster than a driver would expect when you approach an intersection with a vehicle waiting to turn left?

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Are you allowed to drive around, under or through a railway gate or barrier while it is down, being lowered or being raised, even if a train is not within sight?

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Which statement is FALSE? Think about what you will do if the car turns in front of you by asking yourself...?

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Which statement is FALSE? Starting on a hill when driving a motorcycle with clutch and gears, the following should be done...?

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When approaching a railway crossing, how long could it take a train to stop?

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When approaching an entrance ramp where other vehicles are merging onto the freeway, what is the main reason you should you adjust your speed to allow the vehicle to merge safely ahead of you or behind you?

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Why should you never 'lane split'?

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Which statement is FALSE? Drivers might be tempted to squeeze by you...?

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Which statement is FALSE? The following are tips on handling uneven surfaces...?

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If you get trapped on a crossing, what should you do?

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What would you do if you miss your freeway exit?

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Why should you turn your head and check over your shoulder before changing lanes?

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When leaving a freeway, get into the right lane well before the exit and signal that you want to move into the exit lane. What should you do with your speed before the exit?

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When you are travelling in heavy traffic, how should you ride?

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Expect to answer questions on a computerized system where you can skip and return to your answers. This reduces the pressure and lets you focus on each question without feeling rushed. Remember to review the handbook’s key takeaways, as the test’s structure is designed to assess your readiness for independent riding.

For further preparation, consider taking a beginner’s rider course. These programs provide hands-on experience and expert guidance, fortifying the theoretical knowledge tested in the M1. Practice regularly, stay informed about new road rules, and always ride with a safety-first mindset.