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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:
yield sign
Slow down, stop if necessary and yield the right-of-way
Do not enter
Merging traffic
You must come to a complete stop
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
No trucks allowed
One-way traffic
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
Hospital parking ahead
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
Wrong Way
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 road 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 Knowledge Test

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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