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To obtain your motorcycle license in Illinois, you must pass both a knowledge test and an on-cycle skill test. If you are 16-17 you are required to pass a motorcycle driving course approved by the Illinois Department of Transportation. If you are 18 or older and you successfully completed an IDOT Motorcycle Rider Education Course, you are not required to pass a written or driving test. Knowledge test questions are based on information and ideas from the Illinois Motorcycle Operator Manual. The test consists of 15 questions, and at least 12 correct answers (80%) are required to pass.
1. The ___________ of the lane is the place where debris and oil drippings from cars collect
left third
center third
right third
2. When riding at night, you should:
reduce your speed.
use your low beam.
stay close behind the vehicle in front of you.
not use your headlight.
3. When the engine “locks”, it is usually:
low on oil.
out of balance.
4. Remeber to adjust your side mirrors:
while you are riding.
before every ride.
once a week.
when you are stopped at intersections.
5. You should start the motorcycle with:
your elbows locked.
your hands above your elbows.
your right wrist flat.
your right wrist low.
6. If you encounter a large surface so slippery that you must coast:
consider letting your feet skim along the surface.
warn other drivers that you will make a sudden move.
sit as far back as possible.
gradually increase your speed.
7. Motorcycles riders should avoid riding on big buildups of oil and grease usually found:
on multilane highways
on slippery surfaces
at busy intersections
on gravel roads
8. Which of the following is a hazard associated with passing a row of parked cars?
People can step out from between cars.
A driver may pull out in front of you.
A door could be opened into your path.
All of the above.
9. The front brake is operated by ________________ .
the right foot pedal
the left hand lever
the left foot pedal
the right hand lever
10. When you pass parked cars:
park your motorcycle.
stay toward the left of your lane.
increase your speed.
it is usually best to remain in the right lane position.
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IL Motorcycle Test

Number of questions: 15
Correct answers to pass:12
Passing score:80%
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