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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. Motorcycle passengers should:
bring their feet into contact with drive chain.
plant their feet on the passenger footpegs and keep them there.
put their feet down at stops.
2. ___________________ should check their mirror and make a head check before they change lanes.
Only motorcyclists
Both motorcyclists and car drivers
Only car drivers
3. If your motorcycle starts to wander back and forth while riding over metal bridge gratings you should:
ride is in the center lane position.
relax, stay on course, and ride straight across.
downshift to a lower gear to improve stability.
4. Braking distance is:
how far a vehicle will continue to travel before the driver hits the brakes.
the total distance a vehicle has traveled until it comes to a complete stop.
how far a vehicle will travel, in ideal conditions, while the driver is braking.
5. When riding in traffic, motoryclists must not share the same lane with other vehicles because:
most roads are too narrow.
cars are faster than motorcycles.
motorcycles need a full lane to operate safely.
6. If the front wheel locks:
grab at the front brake.
release the front brake immediately, then reapply it.
roll on the throttle.
7. When riding long distances, you should stop and get off the motorcycle at least every:
30 miles.
four hours.
two hours.
8. Handlebars should be adjusted so:
your hands are above your elbows.
your hands are even with or below your elbows.
you can keep your arms straight.
9. Eye protection:
is only needed if your motorcycle is not equipped with a windshield.
is only needed when riding in bad weather.
should give a clear view to either side.
10. In normal turns the motorcycle rider should:
lean forward.
lean with the motorcycle.
remain upright.
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Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass:20
Passing score:80%
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