2024 Iowa Motorcycle Permit Test 12

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..

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. Maximum front-line braking is accomplished by:

Explanation
Maximum straight-line braking is accomplished by fully applying both the front and rear brakes without locking either wheel. You should always use both brakes every time you slow or stop.

2. Where is the greatest potential for conflict between motorcycle operators and other drivers?

Explanation
Intersections present the greatest potential for conflict between motorcyclists and other drivers. Riders should use extra caution when approaching and riding through intersections.

3. When riding through a curve, a group of motorcyclists should:

Explanation
While a staggered formation is generally recommended, riders in a group should move into a single-file formation when taking curves, taking turns, entering a highway, or leaving a highway.

4. If a tire goes flat while you are riding and you must stop, it is usually best to:

Explanation
If one of your tires goes flat, hold both handle grips firmly, ease off of the throttle, and maintain a straight course. If you must brake, gradually apply the brake of the tire that is not flat (if you are certain of which tire that is). As you slow down, edge to the side of the road, squeeze the clutch, and stop.

5. Gloves can:

Explanation
Gloves can provide you with an improved grip on your motorcycle's handlebars. They can also protect your hands in the event of a crash.

6. The center portion of a lane often contains an oily strip. This strip:

Explanation
Oily drippings from cars collect in a strip in the center of a traffic lane. Unless the road is wet, this area will generally still provide enough traction for motorcyclists to ride safely. Because the strip is usually no more than two feet wide, it is often possible to ride to one side of the strip and still be in the center portion of the lane.