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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 lane position should:
avoid surface hazards.
All the other answers are correct.
increase your ability to see and be seen.
2. If the front wheel locks:
do not apply the rear brake.
release the front brake immediately and then reapply it.
release the rear brake.
3. A swerve is:
a sudden stop.
a sudden change in direction.
a slow, tight turn
4. In a staggered formation, the leader rides in the __________ of the lane, while the second rider stays one second behind in the ________ of the lane.
center; right side
left side; right side
right side; left side
5. Before each motorcycle ride, remember to adjust:
the passenger footrests.
your mirrors.
your saddlebags.
6. Turning to take railroad tracks at a 90-degree angle can be more dangerous because:
it may cause a motorcycle to weave.
could catch your tires and throw you off balance.
your path may carry you into another lane of traffic.
7. Where is a crash most likely to occur?
In residential areas.
On multi-lane roads.
At intersections.
8. When making turns, ______ before entering the turn.
avoid changing gears
lean with the motorcycle
change gears
9. The front brake is operated by ________________ .
the right hand lever
the left foot pedal
the left hand lever
10. While riding a motorcycle in Idaho, you must wear a helmet:
if you are under the age of 21.
if you are over the age of 18.
if you are under the age of 18.
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Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass:20
Passing score:80%
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