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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 NC DMV Driver’s Handbook. The 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:
yield sign
Slow down, stop, if necessary and yield the right-of-way
Do not enter
Drive with caution and be ready to slow down
Do not drive in this lane
2. A four-way stop sign means:
4 way stop sign
there are four stop signs at this intersection.
if two vehicles reach the intersection at the same time, the driver on the left yields to the driver on the right.
traffic from all four directions must stop.
All of the above.
3. This road sign means:
hill sign
Steep grade ahead
Trucks under 18,000 lbs. allowed
Truck stop ahead
Do not pass trucks
4. This sign means:
center lane left turns sign
Vehicles may only turn left.
The center lane is shared for left turns.
Left turns in both directions of travel are not permitted.
All of the above.
5. This road sign means:
cross road sign
Lane change
6. This sign warns drivers that:
winding road sign
there is a double curve ahead.
they must turn either to the right or left.
there is a winding road ahead.
there's an intersection ahead.
7. This road sign means:
right curve sign
No left turn
Merging Traffic
Curve ahead
Road work ahead
8. This regulatory sign tells drivers that:
left lane turns left
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.
9. This road sign means:
y intersection
A four-way intersection is ahead
The roadway you are traveling on ends ahead
“Y” intersection ahead
A road joins from the right
10. These are:
route signs
miles-left signs.
regulatory signs.
route signs.
speed limit signs.
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NC DMV Permit Test

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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