Iowa Motorcycle Permit Test

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 25
Passing score: 5
Directions: To obtain a motorcycle license in Iowa, you must pass a knowledge test and on-cycle skills test. The knowledge test consists of 25 questions from the Iowa Motorcycle Operator Manual. Each question has four answer choices. To pass, you must receive a score of 20 or better. There is no motorcycle manual available in Spanish. However, the knowledge test may be taken in Spanish.
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1.
Passengers should:
Never hold on to you.
Lean as you lean.
Sit as far back as possible.
Hold on to the motorcycle seat.
2.
A pre-ride inspection:
Usually takes over an hour and should be performed by a mechanic
Usually only takes a few minutes and should be done before every ride
Usually only takes a few minutes and should be done no more than once a month
Usually takes over an hour and should be done only if you will be carrying a passenger
3.
The best way to stop quickly is to:
Use both brakes at the same time
Use the front brake only
Use the rear brake only
Throttle down and use the front brake
4.
When driving in fog, you should:
Alternate between the low and high beams
Use your high beam headlight
Use no lights
Use your low beam headlight
5.
For routine braking,
You should only use the front brake
You should alternate between the front and rear brakes to maximize the life of the brakes
You should only use the rear brake
You should always use both the front and rear brakes at the same time
6.
When carrying passengers, you should do which of the following?
Drive as you would without a passenger
Equip the motorcycle to carry passengers
Instruct the passenger after you start riding
Ensure there are footrests for only the driver
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