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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. ______ helps you absorb shock when riding over obstacles.
Pulling in the clutch
Rolling on the throttle
Using a higher gear
Rising slightly off the seat
2. By "choosing the best lane position" you:
maximize the space cushion around you.
avoid road hazards.
are not in a blind spot.
All of the above.
3. Wobbling can be caused by:
lower tire pressure.
All the other answers are correct.
improperly loading your bike.
defective wheel alignment.
4. When parked at the roadside, your motorcycle should be:
parked parallel to the curb.
positioned at an angle with the rear wheel to the curb.
None of the other answers is correct.
parked at an angle with the front wheel touching the curb.
5. To reduce your reaction time, you should:
shift into neutral.
cover the clutch and the brakes.
pull in the clutch when swerving.
ride in the center lane position.
6. Riding a motorcycle is _________________ driving a car.
as tiring as
more tiring than
less tiring during the day than
less tiring than
7. When riding through an intersection, motorcycle riders must be especially aware of:
pedestrians crossing the road.
All the other answers are correct.
cars turning left into their path.
vehicles in the roundabout.
8. When you are carrying a passenger, they should:
lean as you lean.
have their own motorcycle license.
sit on the saddlebags.
lean back to improve balance.
9. Which of the following is the best way to secure cargo?
Nylon rope
Elastic cords
Metal chains
Cable ties
10. You can help other vehicle operators notice that you are slowing down by:
swerving from left to right.
honking your horn.
flashing your brake light.
using signal lights.
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IN Motorcycle License Test

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