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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. Your motorcycle fits you if:
both of your feet can reach the ground while you are seated.
you can reach the handlegrips.
you can reach the foot pegs.
All of the above.
2. You can ride your motorcycle between lanes of traffic:
only in designated lanes.
whenever it is better to do so.
in heavy traffic.
3. If the front tire goes flat while riding:
gradually apply the rear brake.
apply the front brake firmly.
apply the front brake first.
apply both brakes at the same time.
4. When riding a motorcycle, keep your feet:
on the ground.
with your toes pointing downward.
firmly on the foot pegs.
None of the other answers are correct.
5. The best way to prevent and overcome fatigue while riding is to:
avoid using windshields.
get used to riding more than eight hours a day.
drink coffee at least every two hours.
take frequent rest breaks.
6. If your motorcycle is not equipped with a windshield:
you can only ride during the day.
you do not have to wear eye protection.
you must wear safety goggles or a face shield.
you are required to wear glasses.
7. When parking at the roadside, you should park at an angle:
with your rear wheel touching the curb.
within 5 feet of the curb.
with your rear wheel on the curb.
with your front wheel touching the curb.
8. When the engine “locks”, it is usually:
out of balance.
low on oil.
9. When riding a motorcycle, you should maintain a ____-second safe following ditance between you and the vehicle ahead.
10. When you make a turn you should:
All the other answers are correct.
roll on the throttle through the turn.
look through the turn to where you want to go.
maintain steady speed or accelerate gradually.
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IN Motorcycle Permit Test

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