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Anyone operating a motor vehicle or motorcycle on public roadways in North Carolina must have a driver license or learner’s permit. Driver test requirements include a vision test, a traffic signs test, a knowledge test and a driving test. To pass the signs test, you must identify the traffic signs by color and shape and explain what each means. The North Carolina written test is about road rules and safe driving practices. Everything you need to know is covered in the NC DMV Driver’s Handbook. The DMV test consists of 37 questions. To pass the test, you are allowed to miss 3 of the 12 questions about road signs, and 5 of the 25 questions about road rules.
1. This road sign means:
Merging traffic
Right lane ends ahead
Divided highway ahead
Watch for vehicles entering from the side
2. This sign means?
The divided highway on which drivers are traveling ends ahead.
A road crosses the main highway ahead.
Drivers are coming to a point where another traffic lane joins the one they are on.
None of the above.
3. This sign means:
Wrong way; Turn around immediately.
Roundabout ahead.
270 degree turn ahead.
360 degree turn ahead.
4. This road sign means:
Railroad Crossing
Playground warning
Limited parking
One Way
5. This sign means drivers should:
stop and check traffic both ways before proceeding.
not drive in this lane.
keep a steady speed and check traffic both ways.
give the right-of-way to traffic on the road they wish to enter.
6. This road sign means:
Crossroads ahead
Lane ends
Flagger ahead
Turn right or go through
7. This road sign means:
Do not pass
Keep right
Do not enter- wrong way
No turn on red
8. This road sign means:
Keep right
Divided highway ends
Two-way traffic
One-way traffic
9. The picture shows:
a railroad advance warning sign.
a reversible road sign.
a speeding fines doubled sign.
a no-right-turn sign.
10. This sign tells drivers that:
a divided highway is ahead.
they cannot go straight ahead.
left and right turns are not allowed.
they must turn either right or left at the next intersection.
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NC DMV Written Test Facts

Number of questions: 37
Signs questions: 12
Correct answers to pass: 29
Passing score: 78%
Number of questions: 37
Signs questions: 12
Correct answers to pass: 29
Passing score: 78%
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