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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. You can initiate a swerve by:
applying the rear brake.
downshifting gears.
pressing the handgrip of the direction you want to swerve.
2. When you check your tires, what are you checking for?
Cuts and scrapes
Tire pressure
All of the above.
3. To carry a passenger, your motorcycle must have:
a windshield.
passenger footrests.
motorcycle boots.
4. Car drivers are most likely to try to share your lane when:
traffic is heavy.
they want to pass you.
All of the above.
5. To carry a passenger, which of the following is NOT required?
Designated seat room
A helmet
A windshield.
6. You may need to change your lane position if you are:
being followed.
riding in a residential area.
approaching a blind intersection.
7. You should start the motorcycle with:
your right wrist flat.
your hands above your elbows.
your elbows locked.
8. Which of the following is a factor in your blood alcohol level?
The location in which you are drinking
How fast you drink
The time of day
9. When you ride with other motorcyclists, you should:
keep the group small.
check your mirrors frequently.
All of the above.
10. The best lane position to ride in is:
the one where you are most likely to be seen.
the left lane position.
the center lane position.
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ID Motorcycle Test

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