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Under the laws of Ohio, if you operate any motor vehicle on the streets or highways, you must have a driver’s license or learner’s permit. To get a license or learner’s permit, you must pass a driver knowledge test on Ohio traffic laws and road signs. The questions are multiple choice and are based on the material in the Ohio DMV Driver’s Manual. The written test is designed to check your knowledge of traffic signs, identification of signals and pavement markings, road rules and safe driving practices. The test consists of 40 questions. To pass the Ohio DMV written test, you are allowed to miss 5 of the 20 questions about road signs, and 5 of the 20 questions about road rules.
1. This sign means:
Traffic signals ahead
You must stop ahead
Speeding is not allowed
Continue at your current speed
2. This sign is used to prevent:
wrong-way entrance on one-way streets and expressway ramps.
entrance to dead-end streets.
entrance to full parking lots.
entrance to road construction areas.
3. This road sign means:
A road joins from the right
The roadway you are traveling on ends ahead
“Y” intersection ahead
A four-way intersection is ahead
4. This sign tells drivers:
turning right on red is forbidden.
they may not turn right or left during the red light.
they must wait for the traffic signal to turn green before turning right or left.
All of the above.
5. This road sign means:
No Turning
No left turn
No U-Turn
No right turn
6. This sign indicates:
a church zone ahead.
a no passing zone.
a side road.
a cross road.
7. What does this road sign indicate?
Interstate highway
Area reserved for people with disabilities
Hill area
Hospital service
8. What does a flashing red light mean?
The same thing as a stop sign.
Drivers may move forward with caution.
9. What does a yellow arrow signal mean?
The same as a green light.
Vehicles moving in all directions must stop if they can. The light will soon be red.
The same as the yellow light, but applies only to movement in the direction of the arrow.
None of the above.
10. This road sign means:
The center lane in both directions of travel will soon turn left.
Vehicles may only travel in the center lane.
Sharp left turns ahead, in both directions.
The center lane is shared for left turns in both directions of travel.
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OH DMV Permit Test Facts

Number of questions: 40
Signs questions: 20
Correct answers to pass: 30
Passing score: 75%
Number of questions: 40
Signs questions: 20
Correct answers to pass: 30
Passing score: 75%
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