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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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13.
Motorcycles:
Do not have blind spots because of their small size.
Have blind spots, but they are so small they should not cause concern.
Have blind spots that should be routinely checked.
Are too small to have blind spots.
14.
If road conditions require a longer stopping distance than normal, you should:
Decrease your usual following distance.
Increase your usual following distance.
Travel on the shoulder.
Ask someone else to operate your motorcycle.
15.
When should the front brake be used?
Any time the rider is slowing or stopping
Only when slowing or stopping on slippery roads
Only when slowing or stopping in an emergency
Only when slowing or stopping in traffic
16.
The center portion of a traffic lane is where:
Debris and oil drippings from cars often collect.
Motorcycle riders should always travel for safety.
Most accidents happen.
Drivers are least likely to see a motorcyclist.
17.
If a rider in a group wants to ride faster than the others, what should the group do?
Let the rider go ahead and meet up at a designated spot later.
Speed up to accommodate the one rider.
Split up and have every rider travel as fast or as slow as they want.
Let the rider that wants to go faster lead the group.
18.
When carrying a passenger on a motorcycle, you must:
Have a seat that is large enough for two riders.
Only have one set of footrests.
Not encourage the passenger to wear protective clothing.
Put a sticker on the brake light to warn other motorists that a passenger is on the motorcycle.
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