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. Destination signs are ______ with ____ letters and symbols.
white; black
green; white
yellow; black
blue; white
2. A flashing yellow light:
Can be found before reaching a sharp curve or school crossing.
alerts drivers to a warning sign.
is used at dangerous intersections.
All of the above.
3. A pedestrian in the crosswalk when the “DON’T WALK” signal begins flashing must:
yield to other pedestrians.
finish crossing the street.
go back and wait the “WALK” light
stop immediately.
4. This sign warns drivers that:
there is a one lane bridge ahead.
the right lane ends.
drivers in the left lane have the right-of-way
the road ahead is narrow.
5. This regulatory sign tells drivers that:
traffic in the left lane must turn left at the intersection ahead.
traffic in the right lane must go straight.
all vehicles must turn left immediately.
None of the above.
6. This regulatory road sign indicates that:
Slower vehicles traveling on multiple lane highways must stay in the right hand lane.
The right hand lane is reserved for buses and car-pool vehicles.
Vehicles must slow down and stay in the right lane.
Slower vehicles must keep left.
7. The ‘One Way’ sign means that:
there is only one road that turns left at the intersection.
drivers may travel only in the direction of the arrow.
only vehicles turning left may travel in the direction of the arrow.
All of the above.
8. What does the pictured signal indicate?
A pedestrian may not not begin crossing the street.
Drivers should walk more and drive less.
A pedestrian may begin crossing the street.
Pedestrians may turn right.
9. Diamond-shaped signs:
are used to warn of hazards on roadways.
typically provide guidance to drivers.
warn drivers of no pass zones.
All of the above.
10. This road sign means:
Yield right-of-way
Soft shoulders for motorcycles
Bicycles cross or ride beside traffic
Stop only if other cars approaching
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Number of questions: 40
Signs questions: 20
Correct answers to pass: 30
Passing score: 75%
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