2022 Iowa Permit Test 21

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. This road sign means:

virginia-yield
Explanation
This type of triangular sign means drivers must yield. You must slow down as you come to an intersection marked with this sign and be prepared to stop. Let any other vehicles, bicyclists, or pedestrians pass safely before you proceed.

2. This road sign means:

georgia-pedestrian crossing
Explanation
Warning signs are usually yellow with black markings. This sign indicates the presence of a crosswalk, regardless of if it is marked on the pavement or not. Upon seeing this sign, you should be alert and allow any pedestrians to cross the road safely.

3. This symbol is used for:

iowa-slow moving vehicle
Explanation
A reflective orange triangle on the rear of a vehicle means it travels only at slow speeds. You may see this sign on roadwork equipment, farm vehicles, or horse-drawn wagons and carriages. It appears as a solid orange triangle during the day and a hollow red triangle at night.

4. If a green arrow turns into a solid green light, you:

Explanation
If a green arrow turns into a solid green light, you may still turn in the direction that the arrow was pointing but you must first yield to pedestrians and oncoming traffic.

5. Certain highway signs require drivers to obey an indicated instruction. Such signs are known as:

Explanation
Regulatory signs require drivers to obey an indicated instruction. Failure to comply is subject to penalty.

6. Before passing another vehicle, you should signal:

Explanation
Before passing, you should signal early enough for other drivers to know your plans in advance.

7. Headlights are required when visibility is less than:

Explanation
Iowa law requires drivers to use their headlights from sunset to sunrise. Headlights must also be used at any other time when visibility is limited to 500 feet or less.

8. Any amount of alcohol in the blood may affect a driver's:

Explanation
A driver’s ability to safely operate a vehicle may be impaired at any BAC level, even a level lower than the legal limit. Any amount of alcohol can affect one’s judgment and physical coordination. Driving under the influence of even a small amount of alcohol can lead to criminal charges.
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