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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 should scan the road ______ ahead for hazards.
50 feet
12 seconds
30 feet
2. When parking at the roadside, you should park with ______ touching the curb.
the rear wheel
the left foot peg
both wheels
3. For railroad tracks that run parallel to your course, move far enough away from the tracks to cross at an angle of at least:
4. When you check your tires, what are you checking for?
Cuts and scrapes
Tire pressure
All of the above.
5. When riding in a group, inexperienced riders should be placed:
in the middle of the group.
behind the leader.
in front of the last rider.
6. When you carry loads, you should:
stop and check the load every so often.
fasten the load securely.
All the other answers are correct.
7. In slow tight turns, counterbalance the motorcycle by:
keeping your body straight.
leaning forward.
leaning in the opposite direction of the motorcycle.
8. The __________ provides most of your motorcycle's stopping power.
front brake
9. When you are riding at night, it is best to:
ride slower than you do during the day.
not use your headlight.
stay close behind the car in front of you.
10. Riding a motorcycle is _________________ driving a car.
less tiring than
more tiring than
less tiring during the day than
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ID Motorcycle Test

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