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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 avoid riding next to cars or trucks in other lanes because:
you might be in the blind spot of a car in the next lane.
of poor traction.
operating your motorcycle may become more difficult.
2. When you are being passed from behind, you should:
avoid moving into the portion of the lane farthest from the passing vehicle.
avoid riding in the center of the lane.
swerve as soon as you can.
3. Jamming down on the rear brake can cause:
the rear wheel to lock.
the front wheel to lock.
engine failure.
4. When preparing to pass, you can increase your line of sight by:
staying in the center lane position.
reducing your speed.
riding in the left lane position
5. The right foot pedal controls:
the rear brake.
the front brake.
the throttle.
6. Always use _____________ to stop.
both brakes at the same time
the front brake only
7. When riding a motorcycle, keep your feet:
on the ground.
None of the other answers are correct.
firmly on the footrests.
8. To help with your balance as you turn the motorcycle:
shift down through the gears with the clutch.
keep your knees against the gas tank.
drag the rear brake.
9. Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) is influenced by:
how fast you travel.
how fast you drink.
your DUI.
10. When riding your motorcycle, you should use both brakes:
in emergency situations.
at uncontrolled intersections.
every time you stop.
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ID DMV Motorcycle Test

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