2022 Iowa Motorcycle Permit Test 7

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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7. Signals on a motorcycle:

Explanation
You are especially vulnerable as a motorcyclist, so it is very important to use your turn signals to alert others to your intentions. Always use them any time that you plan to change lanes or turn, even if you don't think anyone else is nearby.

8. You can increase your visibility by:

Explanation
To increase your visibility, you can wear clothing that is brightly-colored or that contains reflective materials. Adding auxiliary lights to your motorcycle, using your turn signals, and flashing your brake light when appropriate are also good ways to get the attention of other road users.

9. When entering a turn, a rider should:

Explanation
Before entering a turn, a motorcyclist should reduce their speed by closing the throttle and, if necessary, applying both brakes.

10. If attempting to brake in a curve, you should:

Explanation
Because tires have less traction when a motorcycle is leaning than when it is upright, always try to position your motorcycle in an upright position before braking. If you must brake while in a curve, apply the brakes more smoothly and gradually than if your motorcycle was traveling on a straightaway.

11. Generally, the body eliminates one alcoholic drink per hour. If a person consumed eight alcoholic drinks four hours ago, how many drinks likely remain in their body?

Explanation
The minimum number of drinks left in a person's system can be estimated by subtracting the number of hours since the last drink from the total number of drinks consumed. In this case, the alcohol content of about four drinks would remain.

12. When riding at night, you should do all of the following, except:

Explanation
To reduce the risk of a collision when riding at night, be sure to reduce your speed and increase your following distance. Use the headlights of vehicles ahead of you to see farther down the road. Use your high beam headlight, except when following or meeting another vehicle.
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