2022 Iowa Permit Test 5

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

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.

Passing grade:

Lanes of traffic moving in opposite directions are divided by ____ lines.

Explanation
Yellow lines are used to divide traffic moving in opposite directions.

When driving on slippery roads, you should:

Explanation
On slippery roads, you should increase your following distance. It may take more time to stop your vehicle than it would under normal conditions.

You must yield the right-of-way to an emergency vehicle that is using its siren and flashing lights by:

Explanation
You must yield the right-of-way to any emergency vehicle that is using its siren and flashing lights. Do this by driving to the right edge of the road and stopping, taking care not to stop in an intersection. You may move again after the emergency vehicle has passed.

This red and white sign means you should:

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Explanation
A three-sided yield sign indicates that you must slow down and be ready to stop, if necessary, to let any vehicle, bicyclist, or pedestrian pass before you proceed. In this case, you do not have the right-of-way.

This sign means:

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Explanation
Decrease your speed as you approach an intersection with a yield sign. Prepare to stop and yield the right-of-way to vehicles and pedestrians in the intersection or crossroad. You must come to a full stop at a yield sign if traffic conditions require it.

If you are driving so slowly that traffic is backing up behind you, you should:

Explanation
Driving more slowly than the flow of traffic can be hazardous. If you are on a two-lane, two-way road and driving so slowly that traffic is backing up behind you, you are required to pull off the road and let the other vehicles pass. Only drive significantly under the speed limit when conditions require it.

If an emergency vehicle with flashing lights is traveling in the area where you are driving, you should:

Explanation
If an emergency vehicle with flashing lights is traveling in the area where you are driving, you must make every effort to give them a clear path of travel. If it is safe to do so, pull your vehicle to the side of the road to give the emergency vehicle an open pathway.

At an intersection with a stop sign, you should stop and:

Explanation
When stopped at an intersection, you should first look to your left, as vehicles coming from the left are closer to you than vehicles coming from the right. Look to your right, then look to your left again, in case there are any vehicles coming from that direction that you did not see at first glance.
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