2022 Iowa Permit Test 15

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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1. You should not start across an intersection if you know you will block the intersection when the light turns red:

Explanation
Even if the signal is green, you must not enter an intersection unless you can get completely across before the light turns red. If you block the intersection, you can be cited.

2. This sign means:

indiana-winding road
Explanation
Warning signs prepare drivers for upcoming road conditions and hazards and are usually yellow with black markings. This sign warns drivers that they are approaching a winding road and that they should adjust their speed accordingly.

3. When driving on gravel or dirt roads:

Explanation
Your tires do not have as much traction on loose gravel and dirt roads as they do on concrete and asphalt roads. When driving on gravel or dirt, you must slow down. It will take you much longer to stop and it is much easier to skid when turning.

4. This sign means:

hawaii-no u turn
Explanation
A regulatory sign displaying a red circle with a red slash through the middle indicates that a specific action is prohibited. U-turns are not permitted where this sign is posted.

5. While driving at night, you may use your parking lights instead of headlights.

Explanation
It is unlawful to drive at night using only your parking lights. You must use your headlights when driving in lowered visibility.

6. When you are in a line of traffic that is crossing a railroad track that has no signals or gates:

Explanation
If you are following another vehicle at a railroad crossing, check to make sure you have enough room to get all the way across before you drive onto the tracks. You should never try to pass another vehicle as you approach or cross a railroad crossing. Always check for trains before crossing any railroad tracks.

7. If a tire blows out, you should:

Explanation
If a tire suddenly blows out while you are driving, hold the steering wheel tightly and keep the vehicle going straight.You should slow down gradually, taking your foot off the gas pedal and using the brakes lightly. Do not stop on the road if at all possible. Pull off the road in a safe place.

8. You are turning onto a two-lane road divided by a broken yellow line. You know immediately that:

Explanation
Yellow centerlines are used to separate traffic moving in opposite directions. Broken lines may be crossed to pass slower-moving traffic when it is safe to do so.
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