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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. The octagonal shape is used:
exclusively for stop signs.
to warn drivers of existing or possible hazards on roadways.
for yeild signs.
for stop signs and railroad advance warning signs.
2. This sign warns drivers of:
a cross road.
a winding road.
a sharp turn.
a side road.
3. This sign indicates:
Double curve ahead
Divided highway ends
Merging traffic
Winding road
4. What does a yellow arrow signal mean?
The same as the yellow light, but applies only to movement in the direction of the arrow.
Vehicles moving in all directions must stop if they can. The light will soon be red.
The same as a green light.
None of the above.
5. When they see this sign, drivers should:
be ready to brake sharply to control speed.
be ready to shift to lower gear.
yield to trucks coming from the hill on the right.
None of the above.
6. This road sign is:
a speed reduction sign.
a guide sign.
a warning sign.
a regulatory sign.
7. This road sign means:
No right turn
All traffic turn right
No U-turns
None of the above.
8. This sign means?
The night-time speed limit is 45 MPH.
The recommended speed limit is 45 MPH.
The minimum speed limit is 45 MPH.
Take route 45 if you are driving at night.
9. This sign means:
Warning: U-turn ahead.
Hairpin corner ahead.
Right turns not allowed.
Sharp right turn ahead.
10. This sign means?
Parking is not allowed.
No parking on pavement.
U-turns are not allowed.
None of the above.
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NC DMV 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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