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Iowa Motorcycle Permit Test

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 25
Passing score: 20
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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7.
When approaching an uneven surface, such as a bump or pothole, you should rise slightly off of your seat:
So you can jump off the motorcycle if you need to.
So your legs can absorb the shock.
So other drivers can see you better.
So you can get a better view of the uneven surface.
8.
Which of the following is not a good way for a rider to increase their visibility?
Wearing proper clothing
Using their headlight at all times
Using their turn signals
Waving at other drivers
9.
Swerving a motorcycle:
Requires a lot of traction.
Requires little traction.
Is a slow maneuver.
Should be done to avoid a hazard on a slippery road.
10.
The front brake can provide how much of a motorcycle's braking power?
10 percent
25 percent
50 percent
75 percent
11.
Motorcycle riders should not rely on their mirrors to see what’s going on around them because:
Motorcycle mirrors are smaller than the mirrors on other vehicles, so you can't see as much.
Motorcycles, like cars, have blind spots.
Mirrors are never accurate.
Mirrors take your eyes off the road in front of you and they should not be used.
12.
Maintain an adequate following distance behind other vehicles:
To allow you time and space to identify and react to hazards.
So you can tailgate.
To allow for traffic counters to accurately count you as a vehicle.
To encourage other drivers to cut you off.
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