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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. You should adjust your side mirrors:
before starting your motorcycle.
at a designated service center.
while riding your motorcycle.
before mounting your motorcycle.
2. Braking distance is:
how far a vehicle will continue to travel before the driver hits the brakes.
the total distance a vehicle has traveled until it comes to a complete stop.
usually 100 feet.
how far a vehicle will travel, in ideal conditions, while the driver is braking.
3. Which of the following should not be done at night?
Use your high beam.
Increase your speed.
Increase your following distance.
Adjust your lane position when necessary.
4. Surfaces that provide poor traction include:
pavement after it starts to rain.
multi-lane roads.
roads in residential areas.
exit lanes.
5. The brake hydraulic fluid and coolant level should be checked:
every day.
every week.
every month.
once a year.
6. A good way to handle tailgaters is to:
Speed up to put distance between you and the tailgater.
Use your horn and make hand gestures.
Ignore them.
Change lanes and let them pass.
7. Motorcycles are harder to see than cars because:
Motorcyclists wear helmets.
They are faster.
They have a smaller profile
Car drivers fail to pay close attention to them.
8. To stop quickly:
grab at the front brake.
apply only the rear brake.
apply both brakes at the same time.
operate the engine cut-off switch.
9. Drivers on an entrance ramp may not see you on the highway. If a car on an entrance ramp is going to merge into your lane, you should:
change to another lane.
flash your brake light.
increase your speed and pass the car.
ride next to the car.
10. Shifting to a lower gear causes an effect similar to using the brakes. This is known as:
engine braking.
engine breaking.
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Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass:21
Passing score:84%
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