2022 Iowa Permit Test

The following questions are from real DMV written tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in Iowa. Each permit practice test question has three answer.. Read More

The following questions are from real DMV written tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in Iowa. Each permit 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/car.

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9. A broken yellow line beside a solid yellow line indicates that:

Explanation
A broken yellow line alongside a solid yellow line means that traffic in the lane next to the broken line may cross the line to pass, while traffic in the lane next to the solid line may not.

10. To enter a freeway:

Explanation
When merging into traffic, you should signal and enter at the same speed that traffic is moving. Always yield to other traffic when entering a roadway.

11. This sign means:

tennessee-two way traffic
Explanation
This sign warns of two-way traffic.

12. This sign means:

indiana-curve ahead
Explanation
Warning signs prepare drivers for upcoming road conditions and hazards and are usually yellow with black markings. This sign alerts drivers to an upcoming curve in the road.

13. What does an orange-colored sign indicate?

Explanation
Construction, maintenance, and emergency operations signs are generally orange with black symbols.

14. Motorcycles, scooters, and mopeds are not easy to see; therefore, you should:

Explanation
Motorcycles can be easily hidden in a vehicle’s blind spot or missed in a quick look due to their small size. Drivers of cars must always be alert and looking for motorcycles, mopeds, and scooters.

15. A flashing red traffic signal at an intersection has the same requirements as:

Explanation
When approaching a flashing red signal, you must stop and yield to all traffic that does not have to stop.

16. When driving past a vehicle that has just stopped in a parked position on the side of the road, you should:

Explanation
When passing a vehicle that has just parked parallel to the road, you should assume the driver will open the door as you approach. Use extra caution when driving near parked vehicles.
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