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You need a Virginia driver's license or learner's permit if you want to drive on Virginia streets and highways. Tests will include a vision screening and may include a two-part knowledge exam and a road skills test. The two-part DMV VA written exam tests your knowledge of road signs, traffic laws, and safe driving practices. The VA DMV test questions are taken from information in the Virginia Driver's Manual. You must correctly answer all 10 traffic sign questions in part one of the Virginia DMV test before you can take part two. Part two tests your general knowledge with multiple choice questions. You must answer at least 80% of these questions correctly to pass part two.
1. This sign means:
traffic signal ahead sign
you must yield to the traffic signal ahead.
emergency stop ahead.
traffic signal ahead.
the traffic signal ahead is out of order.
2. This regulatory road sign indicates that:
slower traffic keep right
Slower vehicles must keep left.
Vehicles must slow down and stay in the right lane.
The right hand lane is reserved for buses and car-pool vehicles.
Slower vehicles traveling on multiple lane highways must stay in the right lane.
3. This road sign means:
curve speed reduction
Drive no less than 40 MPH around the curve ahead.
Curve ahead, the recommended speed is 40 MPH or less.
The speed limit after the curve ahead is 40 MPH.
Winding road ahead; slow down to the indicated safe speed.
4. A flashing yellow light:
flashing yellow light
is used at dangerous intersections.
can be found before reaching a sharp curve.
warns drivers to proceed with caution.
All of the above.
5. This road sign means:
merging traffic sign
Intersection ahead
Sharp curves ahead
One-way traffic
Merging traffic from the right
6. This road sign means:
cross road sign
Do not enter
Intersection ahead
Side road
Church ahead
7. What does this sign indicate?
parallel railroad crossing
Train intersection
Low ground clearance railroad crossing
Parallel railroad crossing (crossroad)
Parallel railroad crossing (side road)
8. The ‘One Way’ sign means that:
one way sign
there is only one road that turns left at the intersection.
drivers must travel only in the direction of the arrow.
only vehicles turning left may travel in the direction of the arrow.
All of the above.
9. This road sign means:
one way sign
Drive only in the direction of the arrow
No right turn
Left turn ahead
Curve ahead
10. Vertical rectangles tell drivers:
vertical rectangle
that there's a school zone ahead.
the direction they should travel.
the law.
what is not allowed.
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VA DMV Knowledge Test

Number of questions: 40
Correct answers to pass:34
Passing score:80%
Signs questions:10
Signs - Correct answers to pass:10
Minimum age to apply: 15 ½
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