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Iowa driver's examination

(From the 2019 Iowa driver handbook)
Number of tests: 24
Number of questions: 35
Passing score: 28
Directions: To get an Iowa’s license, you will have to take the vision screening and a knowledge test if you have an invalid or expired (over one year) out-of-state license, or if you have not had a driver’s license before. If you have a valid out-of-state license that allows you to drive by yourself, the driving test may be waived.

The Iowa knowledge test shows how well you understand road signs, traffic laws, and safe-driving practices. Everything you must know to pass the knowledge test is in Iowa Driver’s Manual guide. The Knowledge tests include 35 multiple choice questions

If you answer at least 28 questions correctly. you will be well prepared to take the knowledge test for your learner's permit.
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1.
When double solid yellow lines separate lanes of traffic:
Passing is permitted from the left.
Passing is permitted from the right.
Passing is not permitted from either direction.
2.
When driving in a construction zone:
Slightly increase your speed.
Expect the unexpected.
Expect construction workers to yield to motorists.
3.
When driving in bad weather, drivers should:
Increase their speed to reach their final destination more quickly.
Decrease their following distance.
Increase their following distance.
None of the above.
4.
There are two traffic lanes moving in your direction. You are driving in the left lane and many vehicles are passing you on the right. If the driver behind you wishes to drive faster, you should:
Stay in your lane so you don't impede the flow of traffic.
Drive onto the left shoulder to let the other vehicles pass.
Move into the right lane when it is safe.
5.
A diamond-shaped sign is a:
Road hazard sign.
Interstate route sign.
School crossing sign.
Speed limit sign.
6.
A pedestrian starts to cross the street after the "Don't Walk" signal begins to flash. The pedestrian is in the middle of the street when your signal light changes to green. You should:
Proceed if you have the right-of-way.
Proceed if the pedestrian is not in your lane.
Wait until the pedestrian crosses the street before proceeding.
7.
When driving near heavy trucks, other drivers and highway users must make allowances for:
The increased stopping distance required by large vehicles.
The decreased stopping distance required by large vehicles.
The decreased noise of larger vehicles.
The increased speed of larger vehicles.
8.
When driving at night, you should:
Always use your high beams.
Look directly at the headlights of an oncoming vehicle.
Increase your following distance.
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