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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. A good way to handle tailgaters is to:
Speed up to put distance between you and the tailgater.
Ignore them.
Use your horn and make hand gestures.
Change lanes and let them pass.
2. If the throttle cable is stuck:
check the belt/chain and sprockets.
twist the throttle back and forth several times.
pull off the road.
apply both brakes.
3. Start your motorcycle with your right wrist:
4. When packing your motorcycle, you should pack heavier items:
on a luggage rack behind you.
in the front of the tank bag.
on the sissy bar.
in a backpack.
5. When making a turn, it is best to change gears ___________ the turn.
before you enter
before, during, or after
while in
6. If you are chased by a dog:
swerve around the animal.
stop until the animal loses interest.
kick it away.
approach the animal slowly, then speed up.
7. The best way to stop quickly is to:
use the rear brake only.
apply the rear brake, then the front brake.
use both the front and rear brakes at the same time.
use the front brake only.
8. When passing another vehicle, you should:
make eye contact with the driver.
move into the right lane and accelerate.
ride through the blind spot as quickly as possible.
move as far left as possible.
9. You should make a special point of using your mirror(s):
before you change lanes.
when you are stopped at an intersection.
before you slow down.
All the other answers are correct.
10. When negotiating a turn, motorcyclists should:
look through the turn to where you want to go.
All the other answers are correct.
roll on the throttle through the turn to stabilize suspension.
reduce their speed before the turn by rolling off the throttle and, if necessary, applying both brakes.
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Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass:21
Passing score:84%
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