2022 Iowa Motorcycle Permit Test

The following questions are from real DMV written motorcycle permit tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in Iowa when getting your motorcycle learners.. Read More

The following questions are from real DMV written motorcycle permit tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in Iowa when getting your motorcycle learners permit. Each motorcycle theory practice test question has three answer choices. Select one answer for each question and select "grade this section." You can find this button at the bottom of the drivers license quiz. For a complete list of questions and answers for Iowa please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/iowa/motorcycle.

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1. When carrying a passenger, you should:

Explanation
You should transport a passenger only if your motorcycle is appropriately equipped and adjusted to do so. Among other things, your motorcycle should have separate footrests for the passenger and a seat that is large enough for more than one person to sit comfortably. You may need to adjust your headlight, tire pressure, and suspension to accommodate the extra weight of a passenger.

2. For routine braking:

Explanation
Always use both brakes every time that you slow or stop.

3. A pre-ride inspection usually takes:

Explanation
Conduct a thorough pre-ride inspection before every ride. It should usually take only a few minutes.

4. When riding in fog, you should:

Explanation
You should use your low beam headlight when riding in foggy conditions. Do not use your high beams when riding near other vehicles.

5. Passengers should:

Explanation
Passengers should sit directly behind the operator and lean as the operator leans. They should sit as far forward as they can without crowding the operator, holding onto the operator's waist, hips, or belt.

6. The best way to stop quickly is to:

Explanation
If you need to stop quickly, apply both the front and rear brakes at the same time.
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