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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 you are being passed from behind, you should:
avoid riding in the center of the lane.
swerve as soon as you can.
avoid moving into the portion of the lane farthest from the passing vehicle.
2. Your passenger should tighten his or her hold when you:
approach surface hazards.
All the other answers are correct.
are about to start from a stop.
3. When passing, in which lane position should you ride to increase your line of sight?
Right or left
4. Shifting to a lower gear to slow down is known as:
engine braking.
Anti-Lock Braking.
None of the above.
5. If you encounter a large surface so slippery that you must coast:
gradually increase your speed.
warn other drivers that you will make a sudden move.
consider letting your feet skim along the surface.
6. You are considered legally intoxicated if:
you have had at least one drink.
your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is 0.08% or more.
you have had one drink and are over the age of 21.
7. Most motorcycle crashes happen:
in construction zones.
in school zones.
on short trips.
8. To stop safely on a curve:
pull off the road.
straighten and square the handlebars.
change lane position.
9. When preparing to enter the roadway from the roadside, you should position your motorcycle:
parallel to the roadside.
at an angle.
with your rear wheel touching the curb.
10. Before riding, position yourself comfortably and sit far enough forward so that your arms are:
bent at a 120-degree angle.
slightly bent when you hold the handgrips.
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ID DMV Motorcycle Test

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