Car Full Test

Iowa Full Car Written Test

Welcome to the 'Car Practice Test'

This practice test will select 46 random questions, which you will be expected to complete within the allocated 60 minute time limit. You will be shown correct and incorrect answers at the end of the quiz, with a hint available on each question should you need it.

Each question approximates the style and type used by the DMV for your real test.

Instructions:

  1. The test will begin after you select the 'Next' button below.
  2. For each question, choose from the four multiple choice answers provided.
  3. Some questions may have more than one answer, a note will be displayed when to do this.
  4. A confirmation screen will appear at the end for you to submit the test to be scored. Click 'Submit' to be shown a review of your scores and suggested revision.

Ready? Click 'Next' to begin.

1.
[ Visual Search ]
In this image, what does the blue area visualize?
2.
[ Alcohol and Drugs ]
If an officer suspects you of being under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol, which of the following is true?
3.
[ Traffic Controls ]
What is this sign indicating?
4.
[ Occupant Protection ]
At what age is it considered lawful to allow a child in a car without someone 12 years or older present?
5.
[ Special Driving Situations ]
When should you switch off your fog lights?


6.
[ Occupant Protection ]
Which of the following is true when a child is seated next to a side air bag?
7.
[ Driver Readiness ]
Which of the following over the counter medications could make you dizzy?
8.
[ Traffic Controls ]
What does this sign normally indicate?
9.
[ Turns ]
To make a left turn, what should you drive close to?
10.
[ Traffic Controls ]
What is this sign indicating?
11.
[ Special Driving Situations ]
After how many miles should you rotate your tires?
12.
[ Sharing the Road ]
The motorcycle in front of you has a bright red light as shown. What do you expect the vehicle to do next?


13.
[ Special Driving Situations ]
If your vehicle is stationary and is likely to remain so for more than a couple of minutes, you should reduce emissions and noise pollution by:


14.
[ Parking ]
Which of the following is an example of illegal parking
15.
[ Handling Emergencies ]
What should you do in the event that your vehicle stalls or becomes disabled on railroad tracks?
16.
[ Traffic Controls ]
After stopping at a flashing red traffic signal, what should you do?
17.
[ Sharing the Road ]
What California penal code allows Safety Enhanced-Double Fine Zones.
18.
[ Alcohol and Drugs ]
You are driving down the road after having left the liquor store. The items you bought are in the front passenger seat. Is this legal?
19.
[ Traffic Controls ]
What is this sign indicating?
20.
[ Lane Control ]
What is a buffered bike lane?
21.
[ Additional Driving Laws/Rules ]
If your vehicle's engine is running, you MUST NOT:


22.
[ Lane Control ]
What should you NOT do before overtaking? (Select all that apply)
23.
[ Special Driving Situations ]
Why are vehicles fitted with front fog lights?


24.
[ Safe Driving Practices ]
If you become agitated or annoyed at another road user, you should:


25.
[ Turns ]
What is a public transit bus lane?
26.
[ Lane Control ]
When driving on a freeway with multiple lanes, what should you not do?
27.
[ Vehicle Positioning ]
What is an example of a driver who may present danger to other individuals?
28.
[ Safe Driving Practices ]
When traveling at night, your vehicles headlights MUST be switched on. For this purpose, night time is defined as:


29.
[ Laws and Rules of the Road ]
Which of the following does a roundabout not have?
30.
[ Visual Search ]
Before changing lanes, what should you do?
31.
[ Traffic Controls ]
What is the correct interpretation for this traffic signal?
32.
[ Laws and Rules of the Road ]
What is the speed limit when you are in a business district?
33.
[ Visual Search ]
What should you do when backing up?
34.
[ Lane Control ]
What do broken yellow lines indicate on a roadway?
35.
[ Handling Emergencies ]
What is the fourth step you must do in the event that your accelerator becomes stuck?
36.
[ Special Driving Situations ]
On curves, there is ___ pull on your vehicle.
37.
[ Safe Driving Practices ]
In stationary traffic, you should:


38.
[ Handling Emergencies ]
What should you do in the event that your vehicle stalls or becomes disabled on railroad tracks, and there is not a train coming?
39.
[ Sharing the Road ]
You are traveling slowly behind a cyclist in front of you. Why should you give the cyclist plenty of space when overtaking?


40.
[ Traffic Controls ]
What is the correct interpretation of this traffic signal?
41.
[ Sharing the Road ]
How far away should a bicyclist's rear red reflector be seen at night?
42.
[ Traffic Controls ]
What should you do when you are coming to a railroad crossing?
43.
[ Traffic Controls ]
What does a flashing red traffic signal mean?
44.
[ Sharing the Road ]
How much can you be fined if you commit a traffic violating in a construction zone?
45.
[ Special Driving Situations ]
Why MUST you switch off your fog lights when visibility improves?


46.
[ Safe Driving Practices ]
What should you do to alert other drivers if an accident has happened ahead of you?

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