Iowa DMV Driving Test

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1. To turn left from a one-way street onto a one-way street, use:
2. Most serious accidents happen at what time of day?
3. Which of the following is not a true statement regarding railroad crossings?
4. If you see orange construction signs and cones on a freeway, you must:
5. In a parking space reserved for people with disabilities, a non-disabled driver
6. If, while driving, a tire suddenly blows out, you should:
7. What on a route sign indicates the type of route (interstate, U.S., state, or county) route you are on?
8. Which of the following is important to do before operating your vehicle?
9. You should increase the distance between your car and the vehicle ahead when you:
10. When turning corners, drivers must turn the steering wheel using
11. You want to go into a store to make a quick purchase. you should:
12. All cars and pickup trucks have been required to be manufactured with seat belts since what year?
13. Accidents are more likely to happen:
14. In speed zones of 45 mph or less, you must signal your turn continuously during the last ____feet before turning.
15. While driving on a two-lane road without bicycle lanes, you encounter a bicyclist traveling in the same direction. what is the safest way to pass the bicyclist?
16. You want to park downhill on a two-way road and there is no curb. which way do you turn your front wheels?
17. One of the rules of defensive driving is
18. What are the colors of a sign which tells you the distance to the next exit of a highway?
19. When you drive through an area where children are playing, you should expect them:
20. Seatbelts are not effective:
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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.