2022 Iowa Permit Test 2

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. A broken yellow line between two lanes of traffic means:

Explanation
Dashed yellow lines separate single lanes of traffic moving in opposite directions. Passing is allowed when there is no oncoming traffic in the passing lane.

2. If you need to slow down while driving on a slippery road, the first thing you should do is:

Explanation
To slow down on a slippery road, you should first take your foot off the gas pedal. If you need to slow down even more, gently apply a slow, steady pressure to your brake pedal.

3. According to the Iowa Implied Consent Law:

Explanation
Under Iowa's Implied Consent Law, any peace officer may ask you to submit to a breath, urine, or blood test if the officer feels you may be driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. This applies to both resident and non-resident drivers. If you take the test and fail, or you refuse to take the test, your license can be taken away on the spot.

4. At a four-way stop:

Explanation
At four-way stops, traffic from all four directions must stop. The first vehicle to reach the intersection should move forward first. If two vehicles reach the intersection at the same time, the driver on the left yields to the driver on the right.

5. Fog can greatly reduce the visibility of other vehicles, pedestrians, and traffic signals. When driving in fog, you should:

Explanation
Fog can greatly reduce your ability to see other vehicles, pedestrians, and traffic signals. When driving in fog, drive cautiously and at reduced speeds. Do not use high beam headlights. Low beams better illuminate the road and objects ahead in foggy conditions.

6. A distraction when driving is:

Explanation
A distraction when driving is anything that takes your attention away from driving. Driver distractions may occur anytime and anywhere. Distracted driving can cause collisions, resulting in property damage, injury, and death.

7. What message will be found on a red octagon-shaped sign?

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Explanation
An octagonal (eight-sided) sign always means "stop." You must always come to a complete stop at this sign.

8. If you find yourself in a skid:

Explanation
If your vehicle begins to skid, do not use the brakes. Braking could make the skid worse.
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