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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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1.
When braking, you should use:
Only the front brake.
Only the rear brake.
Both brakes.
Either brake, but never both at the same time.
2.
When stopped behind another vehicle, you should:
Get as close as possible to the vehicle.
Maintain a space cushion between your motorcycle and the other vehicle.
Not use your rearview mirrors to monitor traffic behind you.
Look for opportunities to squeeze through the stopped traffic.
3.
A helmeted rider is _______ more likely to survive a crash than a rider not wearing a helmet.
Two times
Three times
Six times
20 times
4.
On a slippery surface, you should not:
Reduce your speed.
Avoid making sudden moves.
Use only the front brake when slowing or stopping.
Use both brakes when slowing or stopping.
5.
A way to lower the risk of being involved in a crash is to:
Communicate your intentions to other road users.
Not look ahead while riding.
Wear dark clothes.
Ride in the parts of a lane that make it difficult to be seen.
6.
What can help reduce the risk of a head or neck injury in the event of a crash?
Riding on the shoulder
Riding under the speed limit
Wearing a helmet
Not allowing a passenger on the motorcycle
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