Iowa DMV Driving Test

Pass the Iowa Permit Test the first time with our FREE Iowa Practice Tests. Study real driving permit test questions from the DMV handbook!.

1. Which of the following is an example of changing lanes?
2. If you meet a stopped school bus with the lights flashing and the signal arm extended, you should:
3. To turn right onto a two-way street from a two-way street, start in the right lane and end in:
4. You may not cross a single broken white (or yellow) line
5. To know where traffic is behind you:
6. If your driving privilege has been revoked, you may:
7. At intersections, crosswalks, and railroad crossings, you should always:
8. Drivers about to pass others should be especially careful of pedestrians and vehicles entering the road at:
9. Why should drivers and passengers adjust seat headrests in motor vehicles?
10. You see a car approaching from the rear, but when you check your mirror again before changing lanes, you no longer see it. you should:
11. A green arrow showing at the same time as the red traffic light means:
12. Emergency vehicles:
13. Braking distance is affected by
14. When you look ahead while driving, it is best to:
15. A yellow-flashing light used mostly on tow trucks and slow-moving vehicles requires other drivers to
16. What are some telltale signs of a drunk driver?
17. The safest place for children 12 and under to ride in a vehicle equipped with air bags is:
18. You should not enter an intersection with limited space, knowing you will block the intersection:
19. Which of the following is true about a licensed noncommercial class c- operator?
20. To turn right from a highway with two lanes in your direction, turn from:
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To operate a motorcycle in Iowa, you must have a Class M license or a motorcycle endorsement on your driver's license. Licenses are issued by the Motor Vehicle Division (MVD). At age 14, you can apply for a motorcycle instruction permit or moped-only license. At age 16, you can apply for a motorcycle endorsement or Class M license. A motorcycle permit or license allows you to operate a motorcycle, motorbike, scooter, or moped on public roads.

To receive a motorcycle instruction permit, or moped-only license, you must apply, submit your documentation, pass the vision screening and motorcycle knowledge exam, and pay the fees. The moped-only license also requires that you pass the operator knowledge test, if you do not already have an instruction permit or license, and complete a moped education course. A driving test may also be required. To receive a Class M license, you must apply, submit your documentation, pay the fees, and pass the vision screening, motorcycle knowledge test, operator knowledge test, and the motorcycle skills test. To receive a motorcycle endorsement on your current license, you must pass the vision screening, motorcycle knowledge test, and motorcycle skills test.

Tests are scheduled through the MVD. The motorcycle knowledge test contains 25 questions covering road rules and safe riding practices. You must answer 20 of the questions correctly to pass. The motorcycle rider skills test assesses your ability to operate your motorcycle safely. If you fail a test, you must wait one business day to retake it.