2022 Iowa Permit Test 7

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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:

You should increase the distance between your vehicle and the vehicle ahead when you:

Explanation
When being tailgated, create extra space in front of your vehicle and do not brake suddenly. Slow down gradually or merge into another lane to prevent a collision with the tailgater.

Orange is the color of signs used to communicate with drivers in construction work zones.

Explanation
Most signs in work areas are orange and diamond-shaped, although some signs are rectangular. These signs and traffic control devices are commonly reflective to better attract your attention at night.

If you are involved in a serious motor vehicle crash:

Explanation
If you are involved in a crash, move your vehicle off of the road and stop, if possible. If anyone is injured, call 911 and provide appropriate help. You must report the crash to law enforcement if there is an injury, a death, and/or more than $1,000 in property damage (or more than $200 worth of damage made to non-vehicle government property, such as signs or guardrails).

It is unlawful in Iowa for any driver to read, write, or send a text message while driving.

Explanation
It is unlawful for any driver in Iowa to read, write, or send a text message while driving. Before using an electronic communication device to write, send, or read a text message, a driver must safely bring their vehicle to a complete stop off the traveled portion of the roadway.

If your vehicle has a two-part safety belt system, you should:

Explanation
If your vehicle has a two-part seat belt system, be sure to wear both the lap belt and the shoulder belt. Wearing either part alone greatly reduces your protection. If you have an automatic shoulder belt, be sure to buckle your lap belt as well.

If worried, nervous, angry, or crying, a driver:

Explanation
You may not be able to drive well if you are worried, excited, crying, angry, or depressed. Emotions can distract you from your driving because your mind is focused on something else. Take time to calm down and get focused before driving.

You must obey instructions from school crossing guards:

Explanation
Drivers should be alert to the presence of crossing guards when near a school and must always obey their instructions.

When driving in rain, you must:

Explanation
In rainy conditions, you should use your low beam headlights.
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