Iowa Driver’s Examination

2022 Iowa Motorcycle Permit Test 2

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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The best lane position:

Explanation
There is no single lane position that is always best and no single lane position that should always be avoided. You should vary your lane position in response to changes in riding conditions.

You will ______ hear a tire going flat.

Explanation
Motorcyclists will seldom hear their tire go flat. Tire failure is more commonly indicated by a sudden change in handling.

A danger of riding next to a row of parked cars is:

Explanation
Riding next to parked cars presents a number of potential dangers. A driver might pull out of parking space and into your path without looking. Car doors may be opened into your lane and pedestrians may step out from between cars.

Motorcyclists riding in a group should avoid pairing up because:

Explanation
When traveling in a group, it is never recommended for motorcyclists to ride in pairs. Neither rider will have adequate room to maneuver to avoid hazards.

When riding in a lane of traffic, a motorcycle operator:

Explanation
There is no single lane position that is always best and no single lane position that should always be avoided. Vary your lane position based on changing road and traffic conditions.

A larger cushion of space may not be necessary if:

Explanation
Your following distance should be larger than usual when you are traveling under imperfect conditions. Increase your following distance if pavement is slippery, you can't see through the vehicle in front of you, or traffic is heavy.
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