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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 DMV written test is about road rules and safe driving practices. Everything you need to know is covered in the North Carolina Driver's Handbook. The NC DMV test consists of 37 questions. To pass the North Carolina DMV 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:
divided highway ahead sign
Merging traffic
The right lane ends soon
Divided highway ahead
Watch for vehicles entering from the side
2. This sign means:
merging traffic sign
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:
270 degree turn
Wrong way; Turn around immediately.
Roundabout ahead.
270 degree turn ahead.
360 degree turn ahead.
4. This road sign means:
advance warning sign
Railroad crossing
Playground warning
Limited parking
One way
5. This sign means drivers should:
yield sign
come to a complete stop and check for oncoming traffic before proceeding.
not drive in this lane.
proceed at normal speed through the upcoming intersection.
give the right-of-way to traffic on the road they wish to enter.
6. This road sign means:
cross road sign
Crossroad ahead
Side Road
Flagger ahead
Turn right or go through
7. This road sign means:
divided highway ahead sign
Do not pass
Divided highway ahead - stay to the right
Do not enter
No turn on red
8. This road sign means:
divided highway ends sign
Keep right
Divided highway ends
Keep right, traffic is entering from another road
One-way traffic
9. The picture shows:
advance warning sign
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:
must turn sign
a divided highway is ahead.
they cannot go straight ahead.
left and right turns are not allowed.
they must stop at the next intersection.
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NC DMV Test Facts

Number of questions: 37
Correct answers to pass:29
Passing score:78%
Signs questions:12
Signs - Correct answers to pass:9
Minimum age to apply: 15
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