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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. Mud, steel plates and lane markings:
all provide excellent traction.
all provide better traction than wet pavement.
all provide poor traction.
2. When riding behind a car, which lane position makes you more visible to the driver ahead?
the center
the left
3. When you are being passed from behind, avoid being hit by:
extended side mirrors.
objects thrown from windows.
All of the above.
4. To lessen your chances of a crash occurring:
wear proper clothing
communicate your intentions.
All the other answers are correct.
5. ______ a common factor in motorcycle collisions.
Not being seen is
Seasonal changes are
Bad drivers are
6. If you must go over an obstacle:
keep your elbows locked.
approach it as close to a 90° angle as possible.
increase your speed before contact.
7. When packing your motorcycle, you should pack heavier items:
in a backpack.
on a luggage rack behind you.
in the front of the tank bag.
8. If the front tire goes flat while riding:
twist the throttle back and forth several times.
avoid using the rear brake.
hold the handlegrips firmly, ease off the throttle, and keep a straight course.
9. In each lane of traffic, there are ______ lane positions for a motorcycle.
10. The rear brake is operated by:
the left food pedal.
the right handle.
the right foot pedal.
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ID DMV Motorcycle Test

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