2023 Iowa Motorcycle Permit Test 14
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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7. In a normal turn:
During normal turns, the motorcycle and the rider should be leaning together at the same angle. In slow, tight turns, only the motorcycle should lean while the rider keeps their body straight up.
8. Shifting into a lower gear causes an effect similar to:
Shifting your motorcycle into a lower gear causes an effect similar to applying the brakes. This is known as engine braking.
9. Use your mirrors when stopped at an intersection:
When you are stopped at an intersection, use your mirrors to check for cars approaching you from behind. The drivers may not notice you until they are too close and you may need to react.
10. You will ______ hear a tire going flat.
Motorcycle riders will rarely actually hear a tire going flat. Tire failure is more often indicated by a change in how the motorcycle handles.
11. What should you do to maintain proper control of your motorcycle while turning?
To maintain directional control through a turn, you should look through the turn by turning only your head. Slow down before turning and lean your motorcycle in the appropriate direction.
12. A pre-ride inspection should be done: