2022 Iowa Motorcycle Permit Test 13

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 stopped behind another vehicle, you should:

Explanation
You should stay well behind the vehicle in front of you, even when you are both stopped. This will give you room to escape if the vehicle backs up unexpectedly or if another vehicle approaches too quickly from behind.

2. What can help reduce the risk of a head or neck injury in the event of a crash?

Explanation
Wearing a helmet is the single most effective thing you can do to reduce the risk of head or neck injuries in the event of a crash.

3. On a slippery surface, you should not:

Explanation
To ride safely on a slippery surface, you should use both brakes when slowing or stopping, reduce your speed, and avoid making sudden moves. Be alert to oily areas, dirt, gravel, shaded areas, and bridges, as these surfaces are more likely to be slippery than others.

4. A helmeted rider is _______ more likely to survive a crash than a rider not wearing a helmet.

Explanation
No matter the speed, riders who are not wearing helmets are three times more likely to die from head injuries than riders who are wearing helmets at the time of a crash.

5. A way to lower the risk of being involved in a crash is to:

Explanation
To reduce the risk of being involved in a crash, you should always ensure that you are visible to others. Communicate your intentions through proper use of your signals, brake light, and lane position. Maintain a space cushion around your motorcycle and consistently scan the road ahead of, behind, and next to your vehicle.

6. When braking, you should use:

Explanation
Always simultaneously use both brakes to stop. The brakes are most effective when used at the same time.
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