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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:
divided highway ahead sign
Intersection ahead.
Roundabout ahead. Slow down.
The highway ahead is divided into two one-way roadways.
The divided highway on which drivers are traveling ends ahead.
2. This road sign tells drivers that:
must turn sign
the one-way street or roadway ahead ends.
they must turn either to the right or left.
they must change lane immediately.
None of the above.
3. This road sign means:
advance warning sign
Limited parking
One way
Playground warning
Railroad crossing
4. Yellow traffic signs:
give directional information.
when combined with an octagonal shape, tell drivers they must come to a complete stop at the marked stop line.
warn drivers.
guide drivers.
5. ___________ normally are white rectangles with black letters or symbols.
Warning signs
Service signs
Regulatory signs
Destination signs (guide signs)
6. This road sign means:
divided highway ends sign
Divided highway ahead
Four-lane highway ahead
One-way street
Divided highway ends
7. This sign means:
reduction of lanes sign
divided highway ahead.
lane ends, merge left.
road construction.
narrow bridge ahead.
8. This road sign means:
sharp right turn
Construction zone ahead
Side road
Sharp turn, slow down
School zone ahead
9. The yield sign means:
yield sign
Stop if you can.
If the way is clear, you may move forward slowly without stopping.
Go. The light will soon be red.
10. Service signs are ____ with ____ letters and symbols.
blue; white
green; white
white; green
white; black
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OH BMV Knowledge 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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