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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 can increase your visibility to ther drivers by:
Rising slightly off the seat with your weight on the foot pegs
Increasing your following distance
Wearing reflective clothing
2. When you check your tires, what are you checking for?
Tire pressure
Cuts and scrapes
All of the above.
3. When riding with a passenger:
you are not permitted to pass other vehicles.
your motorcycle will take longer to stop.
you are not allowed carry cargo.
4. While riding your motorcycle, you spot something unavoidable in your path on the road ahead. You should:
All of the other answers are correct.
line up as much as you can to hit the object straight on.
hold on firmly to the handlebar.
5. You should start your motorcycle in:
first gear.
second gear.
6. If you use saddlebags, you should:
load each with about the same weight.
avoid carrying a passenger.
make sure they are both full.
7. Which of the following is the best way to secure cargo?
Metal chains
Elastic cords
Cable ties
8. When someone follows too closely, you should:
sound your horn.
change lanes and let them pass.
flash your brake lights.
9. If you encounter a large surface so slippery that you must coast:
consider letting your feet skim along the surface.
gradually increase your speed.
warn other drivers that you will make a sudden move.
10. When approaching turns or curves, riders should travel:
in a staggered formation.
in pairs.
single file.
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ID DMV Motorcycle Test

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