Iowa
Driving Practice Test

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Welcome to the sample Iowa Driving Test Practice page. This site is designed for you to practice the Iowa written knowledge examination test so that you are ready to pass it. You will be presented with 35 questions and you must answer 28 questions correctly to pass.  There is no time limit.  You may not go back once you answer a question.  Click the "Start Test" button below to begin.  Good luck!

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Watch for _____ near schools

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You must take a driver education course in Iowa if you are under ____ years old

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The knowledge test for a driver's license is administered via:

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This sign means:

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When getting your license number you should bring the following information:

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Your engine dies as you go around a corner. What should you do?

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You must stop and then proceed only when ____ while at a railroad crossing that is marked with a stop sign

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You should look _______ when an approaching driver at night blinds you be failing to dim their high beam headlights

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You should ____ before changing lanes.

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An out-of-state conviction will affect your status in regards to licensing in Iowa by:

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What is the maximum speed limit on primary roads and urban interstate highways unless otherwise posted?

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While holding an instruction permit an applicant must attend ______ hours of classroom education

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You should handle the emergency of a flat tire by:

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A sign with this shape indicates:

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This age group has the shortest driver's license expiration date:

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This road sign indicates:

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Alcohol causes

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When your vehicle begins to skid you should:

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It is wrong to _____ when driving inside a roundabout

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Traffic fines change by _____ when they are in a work zone

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You must ___ when slowing down or stopping.

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Blind spots occur when driving by:

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Which description below is parking permitted?

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You should drive _____ when preparing to make a left turn from a two-way street

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This sign indicates:

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Hydroplaning occurs when:

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You should __ when in a roundabout when an emergency vehicle with flashing lights approaches from behind

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You must _____ at an intersection where there are no signs or traffic lights

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This is not a type of a driver's license

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You may be imprisoned as long as ____ if you are caught driving after being barred as a habitual offender

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This sign indicates:

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Double solid white lines on the road separate two lanes of traffic

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You should _____ if the red light is still flashing at a railroad crossing but the gate is up

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You must _____ when driving on a two-way road with no centerline markings

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How many points will be assessed for manslaughter resulting from the operation of a motor vehicle under the point system for habitual offenders?

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The average score is 54%

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Drivers License

How To Get An Iowa Drivers License

In Iowa, driver’s licenses are administered by the Iowa Department of Transportation. Drivers in Iowa may apply for a permit if they are at least 14 years old, have the proper identification documentation, a written consent from a parent or legal guardian, pass a vision test and pass a written test. Many schools in Iowa offer written tests, allowing candidates to bypass having to go to the driver’s license service center. The program is called Skip the Trip DOT Test Program. With a learner’s permit, drivers may drive with an parent, legal guardian, custodian or family member, a driving instructor, or an adult who is 25 years or older, providing that there is written permission from a parent or legal guardian. The supervising adult riding with the driver must possess a valid driver’s license. Candidates who are at least 16 years of age may be eligible for an intermediate license.Those seeking an intermediate license must have completed a driver’s education course, held a clean driving record, held an instruction permit for at least 12 months, have written consent from a parent or legal guardian and have completed 20 hours of supervised driving, including 2 hours of night driving. Full driver’s licenses in Iowa are available to those who are at least 17 years old, have meet the above conditions of the intermediate license, and have had written consent from their parent or legal guardian. Additionally, those seeking a Full driver’s license must complete 10 hours of supervised driving, with 2 of those hours being night driving.

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How To Pass the Iowa Driver's License Test

As you prepare for your driver’s test, some helpful things to keep in mind:

  • Practice safe driving. Take advantage of supervised driving time with your family or someone who is approved by your family to improve your skills
  • Pay attention and take good notes during your driver’s education class
  • Study the Iowa Driver’s Manual

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Additional Information

Information on the Iowa Department of Transportation

The Iowa BMV is responsible for testing student drivers and licensing all drivers. To schedule your licensing examination or get more information contact them via:

Website:  https://iowadot.gov/
Phone:  515.239.1101

To find the office hours and / or location nearest you, please visit: https://drivingtestsample.com/dmv-locations/iowa/

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