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To earn your motorcycle license in Indiana, you must pass both a knowledge test and an on-cycle skill test. Knowledge test questions are based on information from the Indiana Motorcycle Manual. They require that you know and understand road rules and safe riding practices. The knowledge examination consists of 25 questions, and 21 correct answers are required to pass.
1. When making turns, ______ before entering the turn.
avoid changing gears
use the front brake
lean with the motorcycle
change gears
2. If you must carry a load, it should be:
carried on the gas tank.
None of the other answers is correct.
piled up against a sissy bar or frame on the back of the seat.
either over or in front of the rear axle.
3. When parked next to a curb, your motorcycle should be positioned:
None of the other answers is correct.
at an angle with the rear wheel touching the curb.
at an angle with the front wheel touching the curb.
parallel to the curb.
4. You should flash your brake light when you are about to stop and you are:
stopping in an unusual place.
stopping more quickly than others might expect.
being followed too closely.
All of the above.
5. When passing a line of parked cars, you should stay toward the left of your lane. Why?
It is always best to ride in the left lane position.
To avoid problems caused by doors opening.
If you ride in the right lane position, you are more likely to hit a car.
The center lane position is too slippery.
6. Motorcycles are harder to see than cars because:
They have a smaller profile
They are much faster.
Motorcyclists wear helmets.
Most motorcyclists ride at night.
7. Alcohol affects:
All of the above.
8. Always use _____________ to stop.
the rear brake only
both brakes at the same time
the front brake only
9. In _________ turns, lean the motorcycle only and keep your body straight.
slow tight
10. You can prevent and overcome fatigue on motorcycle rides by:
Limiting the length of your trip.
Protecting yourself from the elements.
Taking frequent rest breaks.
All of the above.
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IN Motorcycle Test

Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass:21
Passing score:84%
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