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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. The best way to stop is to:
operate the engine cut-off switch.
apply the rear brake quickly.
apply both brakes firmly.
2. If your motorcycle starts to wobble, do NOT:
leave the road as soon as you can.
accelerate out of the wobble.
roll off the throttle.
3. Surfaces that provide poor traction include:
pavement after it starts to rain.
roads in residential areas.
exit lanes.
4. When using saddlebags, it is important to:
fill both of them completely.
fill one bag before the other one.
distribute the load evenly.
5. 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.
6. You are approaching a blind intersection that has a stop line. You should stop:
at the stop line only.
where you have the most visibility.
at the stop line first, and then pull forward.
7. Alcohol affects the body in many different ways, but it first affects your:
reaction time.
8. Before riding a motorcycle, it's important to check:
oil and fluids.
All of the above.
9. When you are being passed from behind, which lane position should you ride in?
10. ______ can cause your motorcycle to wobble.
Carrying a passenger
Improper braking technique
Improper loading of cargo
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ID Motorcycle Test

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