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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 Driver's Manual. The Ohio DMV 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 signal ahead sign
Traffic signals ahead
You must stop ahead
Speeding is not allowed
You must yield the right-of-way ahead
2. This sign indicates:
do not enter2
that you must not drive past this sign.
the entrance to a dead-end street.
that you must yield the right-of-way.
the entrance to a construction site.
3. This road sign means:
y intersection
A road joins from the right
The road ends ahead
“Y” intersection ahead
A four-way intersection is ahead
4. This sign tells drivers:
no turn on red sign
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 u turn sign
No Turning
Side road
No U-Turn
No right turn
6. This sign indicates:
cross road sign
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?
flashing red light
The same thing as a stop sign.
Drivers may move forward with caution.
9. What does a yellow arrow signal mean?
yellow arrow
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:
center lane left turns sign
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 BMV Permit Practice Test

Number of questions: 40
Correct answers to pass:30
Passing score:75%
Signs questions:20
Signs - Correct answers to pass:15
Minimum age to apply: 15 ½
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