Iowa Learners Permit Practice

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Iowa Learners Permit Practice

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  • 1. 
    A pennant-shaped sign is used to indicate what?
    • A. 

      Stop

    • B. 

      No Passing

    • C. 

      Warning

  • 2. 
    On what side of the road will a pennantshaped sign be placed?
    • A. 

      Left Hand Side

    • B. 

      Right Hand Side

    • C. 

      Both Sides

  • 3. 
    If your at a traffic light and it turns green but there is traffic blocking the interstion you must:
    • A. 

      Pull into the intersection and wait for traffic to clear.

    • B. 

      Quickly switch lanes in an attempt to go around the traffic.

    • C. 

      Stay where you're at and wait until the intersection is clear.

  • 4. 
    When merging on the freeway you must accelerate to:
    • A. 

      A speed just below the posted speed limit.

    • B. 

      A speed which matches the flow of traffic.

    • C. 

      The posted speed limit.

  • 5. 
    If you notice that your vehicle begins to hydroplaning, you should:
    • A. 

      Quickly hit the brakes to lower your speed.

    • B. 

      Atempt to change lanes.

    • C. 

      Decelerate while driving straight ahead don't hit the brakes.

  • 6. 
    The freeway is most slippery:
    • A. 

      When it's raining heavily.

    • B. 

      During the first rain after a dry spell.

    • C. 

      Just after a rain storm.

  • 7. 
    If you're driving on a freeway and a car is attempting to merge into your lane, you should:
    • A. 

      If possible safely make room for the merging vehicle.

    • B. 

      Accelerate quickly to get out of the vehicles way.

    • C. 

      Reduce your speed quickly so the other vehicle can merge.

  • 8. 
    Please read the following statements and select which one is true for when you should use your turn signals.
    • A. 

      You only need to use your turn signals when pulling away from the curb.

    • B. 

      You must use your turn signal when pulling up to the curb but are not required to used when pulling away from the curb.

    • C. 

      You must use your turn signal when pulling up to and away from any curb.

  • 9. 
    You can avoid dangerous last minute maneuvers by looking ________ ahead of your vehicle at all times.
    • A. 

      10 to 15 seconds

    • B. 

      20 to 25 seconds

    • C. 

      15 to 30 Seconds

  • 10. 
    You must obey instructions from school crossing-guards when:
    • A. 

      You must always obey school crossing-guards.

    • B. 

      Directly before and after school hours.

    • C. 

      There are children present.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following statements is true about blind spots.
    • A. 

      You can eliminate your blind spots by using your 2 outside mirrors.

    • B. 

      Tractor trailers and large vehicles have blind spots which are larger than most passenger vehicles.

    • C. 

      The proper use of all 3 mirrors will eliminate your blind spot.

  • 12. 
    Smoking in a vehicle while a minor is present is:
    • A. 

      Legal if the minors window is open.

    • B. 

      Ok if the minor is your child.

    • C. 

      Always illegal.

  • 13. 
    If you see a solid yellow line next to a broken yellow line this means:
    • A. 

      That vehicles may pass in all directions.

    • B. 

      That vehicles next to the solid yellow line may pass.

    • C. 

      That only vehicles next to the broken line may pass.

  • 14. 
    You must stop at a rail road crossing when:
    • A. 

      You have anyone in your vehicle under the age of 18.

    • B. 

      When it's raining and the roadways could be slippery.

    • C. 

      There isn't enough room on the other side for you to completely clear the tracks.

  • 15. 
    You may legally block an intersection when:
    • A. 

      You entered on a green light.

    • B. 

      There is extremely heavy traffic

    • C. 

      It is never legal to block an intersection.

  • 16. 
    If you see a school bus stopped with flashing red lights ahead of you, you should:
    • A. 

      Slow down and proceeded cautiously.

    • B. 

      Wait the children to exit the bus then proceed.

    • C. 

      Stop before the bus and wait for the driver to turn off the flashing red lights.

  • 17. 
    Driving off the paved roadway to pass another vehicle is allowed when:
    • A. 

      There is enough room on the shoulder to do so safely.

    • B. 

      The vehicle you are attempting to pass is turning left.

    • C. 

      You may never drive off the paved roadway to pass.

  • 18. 
    Before you make a left trun you must signal continuously during the last ____ feet before the turn
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      100

  • 19. 
    The only way to ensure you have safely checked your blind stop is to:
    • A. 

      Double check your left and right outside Mirrors.

    • B. 

      Turn your head and look over your shoulder.

    • C. 

      Use all 3 mirrors by eliminate your blind spot.

  • 20. 
    You must remember when backing up a vehicle that:
    • A. 

      It is only dangerous in large vehicles.

    • B. 

      It is not dangerous when you have a helper.

    • C. 

      It is dangerous Always.

  • 21. 
    You drive defensively when you:
    • A. 

      Drive just below the speed limit to improve your braking distance.

    • B. 

      Keep your eyes moving to look for possible hazards.

    • C. 

      Keep your foot over your brake pedal to reduce your reaction times.

  • 22. 
    If you are driving and a dust storm blows across the freeway causing reduced visibility. You should reduce your speed and turn on your:
    • A. 

      Emergency flashers.

    • B. 

      Parking lights.

    • C. 

      Head lights.

  • 23. 
    You come to an intersection that has no stop signs or traffic signals. At the same time, another vehicle has arrived at the intersection and this vehicle is on your right. Who has the right-of-way?
    • A. 

      You

    • B. 

      The person to your right

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 24. 
    How close can you park to a fire hydrant?
    • A. 

      1 foot

    • B. 

      5 feet

    • C. 

      10 feet

  • 25. 
    How do pavement markings help you determine which way traffic flows on a particular street?
    • A. 

      White shows same direction of travel, Yellow shows opposite direction of travel

    • B. 

      White shows opposite direction of travel, Yellow shows same direction of travel

    • C. 

      None of the Above

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