2022 Iowa Permit Test 8

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. A flashing red light on a traffic signal means:

Explanation
A flashing red light means the same thing as a stop sign. If you encounter a flashing red light, you should come to a complete stop, yield to appropriate traffic and pedestrians, and only proceed when it is safe to do so.

2. You are waiting to turn left at a multilane intersection and opposing traffic is blocking your view. You should:

Explanation
You should never start a left turn until you can see that all the lanes you need to cross are clear and that you can safely make the turn.

3. Pentagonal signs indicate:

Explanation
Pentagonal signs indicate that you are in a school zone. Be extra alert to children and pedestrians when driving near a school.

4. This sign means:

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Explanation
Warning signs prepare drivers for upcoming road conditions and hazards and are usually yellow with black markings. This sign tells drivers to be aware of potential traffic entering from an upcoming side road.

5. You are driving on a divided multilane highway and see or hear the signal of an approaching emergency vehicle. You should:

Explanation
If you hear the siren or see the flashing lights of an emergency vehicle, you must slow down, provide a clear path for the vehicle, and stop. Don't try to outdrive the emergency vehicle.

6. If you want to get off the freeway but you have missed your exit, you should:

Explanation
If you miss your exit, you should take the next exit. Do not stop or back up on the highway, swerve across multiple lanes to try to make the exit at the last second, or cross over the median to turn around. All of these maneuvers are illegal and extremely dangerous.

7. This road sign means:

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Explanation
Warning signs are usually yellow with black markings. This sign warns drivers that the roadway will be slippery when wet and they should reduce their speed accordingly.

8. You may pass another vehicle:

Explanation
You may not pass another vehicle on a hill or in a curve because you cannot see oncoming traffic and may cause a collision. Never pass another vehicle by driving onto the shoulder of a highway. Passing another vehicle by driving over a solid yellow line is prohibited.
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