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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. When traveling in heavy traffic, an adequate space cushion between yourself and the vehicle ahead is:
One second
Three seconds
Four seconds
2. Knowing when and how to stop or swerve are two critical skills in avoiding a crash. Most riders involved in a crash:
underbrake the front tire and overbrake the rear.
underbrake the rear tire and overbrake the front.
overbrake the rear tire and pull in the clutch.
3. When riding in a group, you should:
maintain an adequate space cushion.
use your mirrors to keep an eye on the person behind.
All of the above.
4. The ________ is on the right handle and the _________ is operated by the right foot pedal.
front brake; rear brake
rear brake; front brake
clutch; throttle
5. When riding in a group, motoryclists should ride in a single-file formation:
at all times.
in school zones.
when entering a highway.
6. When passing a truck, it is important to:
flash your headlight.
avoid slowing down suddenly when you merge back in front of the vehicle.
always sound your horn when riding alongside the vehicle.
7. To ride safely on slippery surfaces, you should:
Twist the throttle back and forth.
Reduce your speed.
Ride in the center lane position.
8. Which of the following is important for riding safely on slippery surfaces?
Avoiding sudden moves
Holding in the clutch
Leaning back
9. The __________ provides most of your motorcycle's stopping power.
front brake
10. Drivers on an entrance ramp may not see you on the highway. What should you do?
If there is no room for a lane change, adjust speed to open up space for the merging driver.
Give them plenty of room.
All of the above.
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ID DMV Motorcycle Test

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