2022 Iowa Permit Test 5

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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9. You experience an incident at work that has left you feeling angry. When you get to your car, you should:

Explanation
Persons who are upset, angry, or otherwise distracted by their emotions should take time to cool off before driving a car. Taking out frustrations or anger while driving is exercising very poor judgment and is very dangerous to both the driver and others on the road.

10. When you park uphill on a street with a curb:

Explanation
When parking on an incline where there is a curb, you should turn your wheels sharply to the left, away from the curb. This way, if your brakes fail, your vehicle will not roll into traffic.

11. This sign means:

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Explanation
This sign warns of the presence of a crossroad ahead.

12. This sign means:

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Explanation
A round sign always indicates that you are approaching a railroad crossing.

13. A yellow light that flashes on and off means:

Explanation
A flashing yellow traffic light means drivers should slow down and proceed with caution.

14. If your vehicle begins to skid, you should:

Explanation
If your vehicle begins to skid, remain calm. Steer in the direction that you want to go and try not to overcorrect.

15. If you come to a railroad crossing with lowered gates and flashing warning lights, you should:

Explanation
You must stop at a railroad crossing where signs, warning devices, or flaggers warn you of the presence of a train. It is illegal to drive around lowered gates.

16. When passing another vehicle, a driver should wait until the entire car they've just passed is visible in the rearview mirror before changing back into the right-hand lane.

Explanation
When passing, you should not return to your original lane until the entire vehicle you've just passed is visible in your rearview mirror.
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