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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. How can you increase your visibility to others at night?
Wear a bright helmet.
Wear reflective gear.
Wear fluorescent clothing.
Avoid wearing a tinted face shield.
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 turns, how can you help balance the motorcycle?
Keep your body straight.
Lean with the motorcycle.
Lean in the opposite direction of the motorcycle.
Lean 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. In order for the driver of the vehicle ahead of you to see you easily, the best lane position is:
the right.
any lane.
the center.
the left.
8. Before each motorcycle ride, you should adjust:
the throttle.
your seat.
the clutch.
the side mirrors.
9. How can you avoid riding in a blind spot of another vehicle?
Find a place without traffic on either side.
Ride at the same speed as the vehicles you are beside.
Ride faster than the speed limit.
Only ride in the left lane position.
10. When you are being passed from behind, which lane position should you ride in?
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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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