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Riding a motorcycle requires special skills and knowledge. To earn your motorcycle license in Idaho, you must pass a knowledge test and an on-cycle skill test. All riders are also encouraged (required if under age 21) to attend a basic rider education course which provides knowledge and hands-on training before receiving a motorcycle endorsement. The knowledge test will cover the information from the Idaho Motorcycle Operator Manual. The knowledge test consists of 25 questions, and you need 20 correct answers to pass (80%).
1. Your body can be affected by alcohol after as little as ______ drink(s).
2. Always use _____________ to stop.
the front brake only
both brakes at the same time
3. If your motorcycle starts to wander back and forth while riding over metal bridge gratings you should:
downshift to a lower gear to improve stability.
relax, stay on course, and ride straight across.
ride is in the center lane position.
4. When you swerve, always:
brake before swerving.
brake before or after swerving.
brake after swerving.
5. Where is a crash most likely to occur?
At intersections.
On multi-lane roads.
In residential areas.
6. Ride with your headlight on:
at night.
At all times
when it is foggy.
7. You should adjust your mirrors:
after you have started riding.
after starting the motorcycle.
before starting the motorcycle.
8. You should downshift through the gears when you:
are approaching a stop sign.
need more power to accelerate.
All of the above.
9. When preparing to pass a vehicle, you should ride in the _____ lane position.
10. To stop as quickly and as safely as possible in a curve, try to:
get the motorcycle as perpendicular to the road as possible.
increase your speed through the curve.
grab the front brake.
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ID DMV Motorcycle Test

Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass:20
Passing score:80%
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