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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. While riding your motorcycle, you approach a crosswalk that a pedestrian has just entered. What should you do?
Proceed as long as you will not hit the pedestrian.
Proceed if the pedestrian is not in your lane.
Stop inside the crosswalk.
Stop and wait for the pedestrian to cross the road.
2. Why is maintaining a space cushion important?
It gives you time to correct your mistakes.
It gives you time to react.
It gives you space to maneuver.
All of the above.
3. The gearshift lever is located:
by the left handgrip.
in front of the right footrest.
by the right handgrip.
in front of the left footrest.
4. When you are being passed, you should:
flash the brake light.
beep your horn.
stay in the center portion of your lane.
All the other answers are correct.
5. When you have a tire failure, you must remember to:
slow down with both brakes.
pull the engine kill switch.
avoid using the brake of the flat tire.
use the flat tire brake only.
6. Because operation of a motorcycle is more tiring than the operation of a car, you should:
keep riding even if you are tired.
eat foods high in carbohydrate.
avoid drinking water.
take frequent breaks.
7. When you are being passed from behind, you should:
swerve as soon as you can.
avoid riding in the center of the lane.
ride on the shoulder of the road.
avoid moving into the portion of the lane farthest from the passing vehicle.
8. You should increase your following distance:
on single-lane roads.
in heavy traffic.
during the day.
when it is windy.
9. When negotiating a turn, motorcyclists should:
reduce their speed before the turn by rolling off the throttle and, if necessary, applying both brakes.
roll on the throttle through the turn to stabilize suspension.
press on the handle grip in the direction of the turn.
All the other answers are correct.
10. To stop as quickly and as safely as possible in a curve, try to:
lean as much as possible.
increase your speed through the curve.
get the motorcycle as perpendicular to the road as possible.
grab the front brake.
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IN Motorcycle Test

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