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Anyone who operates a motor vehicle on public streets and roads in Iowa is required to have a driver’s license or learner’s permit. Iowa requires that you pass a vision screening before you get a driver’s license or learner’s permit. The IA DMV written test covers the contents of the Iowa Driver’s Manual including highway signs, road rules, and safe driving techniques. The Iowa DMV knowledge test consists of 35 questions, and you need at least 28 correct answers to pass (80%). Practice with this sample test to get ready for the official IA driver's license test.
1. This road sign means:
no u turn sign
Do not enter
No left turn
Winding road ahead
No U-turn
2. If you must park your vehicle in an area not usually used for parking:
park with your back-up lights on.
make sure your vehicle is visible to drivers approaching from either direction.
park 5 feet from the curb.
3. This road sign means:
slippery road sign
Road work ahead
Steep downgrade
Slippery when wet
Tow away Zone
4. Driving under the influence of any medication which impairs your driving is permitted:
under no circumstances.
if you dont feel drowsy.
if it is prescribed by a physician.
5. This road sign means:
slippery road sign
Slippery road ahead
Steep grade ahead
The road ahead winds with a series of turns or curves
Traffic increases ahead
6. A red traffic sign means?
Do not enter.
Wrong way.
All of the above.
7. When parking on a public road, drivers should:
always park on the left side of the roadway.
move as far away from traffic as possible.
pull as far away from the roadside shoulder as possible.
All of the above.
8. Large trucks:
all have air brakes which allow them to stop quickly.
take longer to stop than passenger vehicles.
are more maneuverable than passenger vehicles.
9. You may legally block an intersection:
during rush hour traffic.
when you entered the intersection on the green light.
under no circumstances.
10. Speed limit signs are:
destination signs (guide signs)
service signs
regulation signs (regulatory signs)
warning signs
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IA DMV Driving Test Facts

Number of questions: 35
Correct answers to pass:28
Passing score:80%
Number of questions: 35
Correct answers to pass:28
Passing score:80%
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