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Iowa Permit Practice Test

Pass the Iowa DOT Permit Test on your very first try! Take our FREE Permit Practice Test for the ultimate test preparation. Our Practice Test has 25 multiple choice questions, real scenarios, and gives immediate feedback.
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Iowa Driving Permit Practice Test Description

Upon reaching the age where you can obtain an Iowa teen permit, there are certain exams that you must initially pass. Taking our IA permit practice test will increase your chances of doing so.

How to Study for the DOT Permit Test

When you have reached the age of 14, you can apply for an Iowa driving permit. This permit grants you the ability to drive but with a few restrictions that you won't have with a permanent drivers license. Before you can receive your Iowa driving permit, there are certain exams that you must take. If you don't pass the exam on the first try, you will have to wait a small period of time until taking it again. By reading the Iowa drivers manual and taking the IA permit practice tests several times, you will acquire the knowledge that you will need to be prepared for the real test. The exam contains one large section on Iowa driving regulations and another on identifying traffic signs.

Our IA permit practice test has been designed in a way that its questions are similar to those you will need to answer on the real permit test. The practice test will give you 25 questions, from which you must achieve a rate of 80 percent to pass. These questions include everything from what to do when you encounter a stopped school bus to what to do in case of an accident. You will find that taking this practice test several times will help you to familiarize yourself with this information as will the Iowa Drivers Handbook. The section titled "Traffic Signs and Rules of the Road" will identify any signs you may be quizzed on. Try taking our Iowa Road Signs and Signals Practice Test for some useful preparation on the traffic sign portion of the exam.


How do blind spots occur when driving?
  • The person isn't looking.
  • The person is tired.
  • There are obstructions that block the person's view.
  • The person is blind.
  • The person is eating.
How do out-of-state convictions affect your status in regards to licensing in Iowa?
  • Out-of-state convictions don't apply in Iowa.
  • You may have your license suspended or revoked.
  • You will be given a warning.
  • You will be given probation.
  • None of the answers listed.
How do traffic fines change when they take place in a work zone?
  • They are mitigated.
  • They may be doubled.
  • They may be tripled.
  • They may be reduced by 50%.
If you are required to pay a civil penalty for reinstatement in the state of Iowa and are over the age of 19, what is the amount of that civil penalty in dollars?
  • 150
  • 200
  • 250
  • 500
  • 1000
If you want to drive in Iowa, you are considered an Iowa resident and required to obtain an Iowa driver's license if _______.
  • You are registered to vote in Iowa.
  • You have lived in Iowa for 30 consecutive days.
  • You have accepted a permanent job in Iowa.
  • Your children are enrolled in public school in Iowa.
  • All of the listed answers are correct.