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IOWA DMV MOTORCYCLE LICENSE TEST

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To earn your motorcycle license in Iowa, you must pass a knowledge test and an on-cycle skill test. Knowledge test questions are based on the contest of the Iowa Motorcycle Manual, and require that you know road rules and safe riding practices. The knowledge exam consists of 25 questions, and you need 20 correct answers to pass (80%).
1. To increase your visibility to other drivers, you should:
Use your high beam.
Wear reflective clothing.
Avoid wearing reflective clothing.
Reduce your following distance.
2. When choosing a lane position, the best position:
is the one where you are most likely to be seen.
is the left of the lane position.
is the center of the lane position.
is the right of the lane position.
3. When should your motorcycle side mirrors be adjusted?
At the first stop after you start driving
Before you start driving
The mirrors are not adjustable.
While you are driving
4. In slow tight turns, counterbalance the motorcycle by:
keeping your body straight.
leaning with the motorcycle.
leaning in the opposite direction of the motorcycle.
leaning forward.
5. What is the most efficient way to know what is going on behind you?
Turn around and scan the area.
Check your side mirrors frequently.
Stop and look around.
Carry a passenger to check for you.
6. You may need to change your lane position if you are:
approaching a blind intersection.
riding on a multilane road.
being followed.
riding in a residential area.
7. When behind a car, ride in _______________________ — where a driver is most likely to see you.
the left portion of the lane
the wet part of the lane
the center portion of the lane
the right portion of the lane
8. Before you start riding, always adjust:
the throttle.
the suspension.
the clutch.
the side mirrors.
9. Each traffic lane gives a motorcycle _______ paths of travel.
three
two
five
four
10. When you are being passed from behind, which lane position should you ride in?
Center
Left
Any
Right
 
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IA DMV Motorcycle Test

Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass:20
Passing score:80%
Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass:20
Passing score:80%
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