Practice Permit Test: Signs, Signals, And Pavement Markers

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 Practice Permit Test: Signs,Signals,And Pavement Markers
A practice quiz to help you study for Section one of your permit test: Signs, Signals, and Pavement markers. Tests you on different signs and signals you will see while driving.

  
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  • 1. 

    When you see this sign, you must: 
    • A. 

      Stop completely, check for pedestrians, and cross traffic.

    • B. 

      Slow down without coming to a complete stop.

    • C. 

      Stop completely and wait for a green light.

    • D. 

      Slow down and check for traffic.


  • 2. 

    This is the shape and color of a _______ sign.
    • A. 

      Stop

    • B. 

      Wrong way

    • C. 

      Yield

    • D. 

      Do not enter


  • 3. 

    This sign means:
    • A. 

      Stop

    • B. 

      No U-Turn

    • C. 

      Yield

    • D. 

      Do Not Enter


  • 4. 

    This sign means:
    • A. 

      No U-Turn

    • B. 

      No Turning

    • C. 

      No Left turn

    • D. 

      No right turn


  • 5. 

    This sign means:
    • A. 

      No U-turn

    • B. 

      No Left Turn

    • C. 

      No Right turn

    • D. 

      No turning


  • 6. 

    This sign means:
    • A. 

      You must turn left or right

    • B. 

      You're approaching a T intersection

    • C. 

      The road that you are on intersects with a divided highway

    • D. 

      Designates an overpass above a divided highway


  • 7. 
    You need to use extra caution when driving near a pedestrian using a white cane because:
    • A. 

      He or she is deaf

    • B. 

      He of she has a mental disability

    • C. 

      He or she is blind

    • D. 

      He or she has a walking problem


  • 8. 
    When driving near a blind pedestrian carrying a white cane or using a guide dog you should:
    • A. 

      Slow down and be prepared to stop

    • B. 

      Take the right of way

    • C. 

      Proceed normally

    • D. 

      Drive away quickly


  • 9. 
    If there are no signals at a railroad crossing,you should:
    • A. 

      Slow down and prepare to stop if you see or hear a train approaching

    • B. 

      Proceed as quickly as possible over the tracks

    • C. 

      Proceed through the crossing at a normal rate

    • D. 

      Proceed slowly over the tracks


  • 10. 
    You may drive around the gates at a railroad crossing when:
    • A. 

      The train has passed

    • B. 

      Never

    • C. 

      When the lights have stopped flashing

    • D. 

      When other drivers drive over the gate

    • E. 


  • 11. 

    If you see this sign above your lane:  
    • A. 

      You may not exit the freeway in this lane

    • B. 

      You may continue through the interchange or exit the freeway

    • C. 

      You may stay in this lane and continue through the interchange

    • D. 

      You must exit this freeway if you stay in this lane


  • 12. 
    Freeway and expressway guide signs are:
    • A. 

      Orange with black letters

    • B. 

      Green with white letters

    • C. 

      Yellow with black letters

    • D. 

      Red with white letters


  • 13. 

    This sign is used to warn drivers about:
    • A. 

      Upcoming intersections

    • B. 

      Road construction

    • C. 

      Road curves ahead

    • D. 

      Changes in traffic lanes


  • 14. 

    This sign tells you that:
    • A. 

      No turns are allowed on this road

    • B. 

      The road narrows ahead

    • C. 

      There are series of curves ahead

    • D. 

      The road may be slippery when wet


  • 15. 

    This sign means:
    • A. 

      Left curve ahead

    • B. 

      Series of curves ahead

    • C. 

      S-Curves ahead

    • D. 

      Slippery when wet


  • 16. 

    This sign indicates that:
    • A. 

      There is a steep hill ahead

    • B. 

      No trucks are allowed on the hill

    • C. 

      A logging road is ahead

    • D. 

      There are trucks on the hill


  • 17. 

    The yellow and black diamond shaped sign
    • A. 

      Warns you about conditions on or near the road

    • B. 

      Helps direct you to cities and towns ahead

    • C. 

      Tells you about traffic laws and regulations

    • D. 

      Tells you about road conditions ahead


  • 18. 

    The sign with this shape and color means:
    • A. 

      No passing zone

    • B. 

      Wrong way

    • C. 

      Railroad crossing

    • D. 

      Stop


  • 19. 

    Which of these signs is used to show the end of a divided highway?1                 2               3               4
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      One


  • 20. 

    This sign is used to warn drivers about:
    • A. 

      Lane ends, merge left

    • B. 

      Road curves ahead

    • C. 

      Upcoming intersection

    • D. 

      Road Construction


  • 21. 

    This sign shows one type of:
    • A. 

      Intersection

    • B. 

      Road curve

    • C. 

      Right turn

    • D. 

      Lane change


  • 22. 

    This sign shows one type of:
    • A. 

      Right turn

    • B. 

      Intersection

    • C. 

      Lane change

    • D. 

      Road curve


  • 23. 

    What should you be most concerned about when you see this sign?
    • A. 

      Driving with your headlights out of alignment because one side of your car is on uneven pavement

    • B. 

      Damaging your tire if you drift onto the shoulder

    • C. 

      Hydroplaning if the shoulder has water on it

    • D. 

      Losing control of your vehicle if you drift onto the shoulder because of a drop off


  • 24. 

    What is the meaning of this sign?
    • A. 

      The traffic signal ahead is red

    • B. 

      The traffic signal ahead is broken

    • C. 

      The traffic signal ahead is green

    • D. 

      There is a traffic signal ahead


  • 25. 

    This sign means:
    • A. 

      Divided highway ends

    • B. 

      One way street begins

    • C. 

      One way street ends

    • D. 

      Divided highway begins


  • 26. 
    From top to bottom the following is the proper order for traffic lights:
    • A. 

      Red, Yellow, Green

    • B. 

      Red, Green, Yellow

    • C. 

      Green, Red, Yellow

    • D. 

      Green, Yellow, Red


  • 27. 
    If a green arrow turns into a green light, you:
    • A. 

      May still turn but you must yield to oncoming traffic

    • B. 

      May no longer turn and must proceed straight

    • C. 

      Still have the right of way to turn

    • D. 

      No longer have to turn the way the arrow indicates


  • 28. 
    A steady yellow light at an intersection means:
    • A. 

      Go

    • B. 

      Yield to other cars

    • C. 

      Slow down and prepare to stop

    • D. 

      Stop.


  • 29. 
    A flashing yellow light means that you should:
    • A. 

      Slow down and proceed with care

    • B. 

      Continue through if the way is clear

    • C. 

      Stop, and proceed when a green light is clear

    • D. 

      Stop, and proceed when the way is clear


  • 30. 
    You must stop when you see a:
    • A. 

      Flashing red light

    • B. 

      Steady yellow light

    • C. 

      Yellow arrow

    • D. 

      A flashing yellow light


  • 31. 
    A steady green light at an intersection means that you:
    • A. 

      Must slow down and prepare to stop

    • B. 

      Must stop and check for oncoming traffic before proceeding

    • C. 

      May drive through the intersection if the road is clear

    • D. 

      May not turn right


  • 32. 
    A steady yellow light means that a _____ light will soon appear.
    • A. 

      Flashing yellow

    • B. 

      Steady green

    • C. 

      Steady red

    • D. 

      Flashing red


  • 33. 
    You may continue carefully through a yellow light if:
    • A. 

      There is an emergency crossing your lane

    • B. 

      There are no pedestrians crossing

    • C. 

      You are turning right

    • D. 

      You are within the intersection


  • 34. 
    You may turn left at a red light if:
    • A. 

      There is no traffic coming in the opposite direction

    • B. 

      You are turning from a two-way street onto a one-way street

    • C. 

      You are turning from a one-way street onto another one-way street

    • D. 

      The car in front of you turns left


  • 35. 
    If a traffic light is broken or not functioning you should:
    • A. 

      Stop and wait for it to be repaired

    • B. 

      Stop and wait for a police officer to arrive

    • C. 

      Continue as if it were a four-way stop sign

    • D. 

      Continue as you normally would


  • 36. 
    You may turn right on red if you:
    • A. 

      Stop first and check for traffic and pedestrians

    • B. 

      Have a right turn red arrow

    • C. 

      Are in the left lane

    • D. 

      Slow down first


  • 37. 
    When making a right turn on a green light you must:
    • A. 

      Maintain normal driving speed

    • B. 

      Stop and look for oncoming traffic

    • C. 

      Yield to pedestrians

    • D. 

      Increase your normal driving speed


  • 38. 
    The speed limit is ____ miles per hour when the yellow lights are flashing on the school zone speed sign.
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      35


  • 39. 
    A flashing red light at a railroad crossing means:
    • A. 

      Stop, do not proceed until signals are completed.

    • B. 

      Slow down and proceed if clear

    • C. 

      Proceed with caution

    • D. 

      You have the right of way.


  • 40. 
    This green arrow on a lane use control signal means that:
    • A. 

      You may use this lane

    • B. 

      No traffic is allowed in that lane

    • C. 

      You have the right of way

    • D. 

      You must merge into this lane


  • 41. 

    This sign means:
    • A. 

      Pedestrians ahead

    • B. 

      End of construction zone

    • C. 

      School crossing ahead

    • D. 

      Flagger ahead


  • 42. 

    This sign means that:
    • A. 

      A community service group is picking up trash along the highway ahead

    • B. 

      Workers are on or very close to the road in the work zone ahead

    • C. 

      Children are at play ahead

    • D. 

      There's a pedestrian crosswalk ahead


  • 43. 

    When an arrow panel in a work zone shows either of the following patterns it means:
    • A. 

      The bulbs on the sign are burned out

    • B. 

      Drive with caution

    • C. 

      Change lanes immediately

    • D. 

      Tune your radio to a station that gives traffic updates


  • 44. 

    The center lane in the illustration is used for: 
    • A. 

      Regular traffic

    • B. 

      Left turns only

    • C. 

      Passing only

    • D. 

      Emergency vehicles only


  • 45. 
    You may pass if the line dividing two lanes is a ______ line.
    • A. 

      Broken white

    • B. 

      Double solid yellow

    • C. 

      Solid yellow

    • D. 

      Solid white


  • 46. 
    Lanes of traffic moving in the same direction are divided by:
    • A. 

      Yellow

    • B. 

      White

    • C. 

      Red

    • D. 

      Black


  • 47. 
    You may not pass another car on either side of a _______ center line.
    • A. 

      Combination solid and broken yellow

    • B. 

      Single broken yellow

    • C. 

      Double solid yellow

    • D. 

      Single broken white


  • 48. 
    You may cross solid yellow lines
    • A. 

      To pass traffic moving in the same direction

    • B. 

      During day light hours only

    • C. 

      At any time

    • D. 

      When making turns


  • 49. 
    The road edge on the right side is marked by a ______ blank line
    • A. 

      Broken white

    • B. 

      Solid yellow

    • C. 

      Solid White

    • D. 

      Broken yellow audio


  • 50. 
    Lanes of traffic moving in the opposite direction are divided by ______ lines.
    • A. 

      White

    • B. 

      Red

    • C. 

      Black

    • D. 

      Yellow


  • 51. 

    When you see this black and yellow sign it means: 
    • A. 

      The road to the right is for one-way traffic only

    • B. 

      Detour to the right because of road construction

    • C. 

      Slow down because the road ahead changes direction at an extreme angle

    • D. 

      There is a cross road ahead on your right.


  • 52. 

    When you see this sign it means:  
    • A. 

      There's an object on the road way

    • B. 

      There's traffic coming from the right

    • C. 

      The road is curving sharply to the right

    • D. 

      There's a merge point ahead


  • 53. 
    At an intersection controlled by a stop sign if you can't get a good view of cross street traffic when you stop:
    • A. 

      Wait 5 seconds then proceed

    • B. 

      Sound your horn before proceeding

    • C. 

      Put down your windows and listen for traffic, then proceed.

    • D. 

      Pull forward slowly, check for traffic and pedestrians, and proceed when clear.


  • 54. 

    The posted speed limits show:
    • A. 

      The minimum legal speed limit

    • B. 

      The exact speed that you must travel to avoid a ticket

    • C. 

      The maximum safe speed under ideal road and weather conditions

    • D. 

      The maximum under all road conditions


  • 55. 

    A highway with two-way traffic is marked by which of these signs?   1             2            3          4
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four


  • 56. 
    From the center lane what maneuvers can you perform?
    • A. 

      Make left turns

    • B. 

      Make U-turns

    • C. 

      Pass slower moving traffic

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 57. 

    Which of these signs means that drivers should keep to the right? 1                2              3              4
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      One

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four


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