Georgia Road Sign Identification Test – 20 Questions and Answers



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#1. What is the background color of a warning sign like this?

The color orange means road work. Highway work zones are defined as portions of a highway or street where construction, reconstruction, or maintenance work is being done to the road, its shoulders, or any other areas near the roadway.


#2. What does this sign mean?

Divided highway ahead (divided highway begins).

The highway ahead is divided into two one-way roadways. Prepare to change lanes or shift lane position.


#3. What does this sign mean?

Merging Traffic sign. Traffic merging from the right. Prepare to allow traffic to safely merge.


#4. A lane control sign with a steady yellow X means:

Some roadways are designed to accommodate different traffic demands during the day through the use of a reversible lane system. Appropriate travel lanes on a roadway utilizing a reversible lane system are indicated as follows:

  • Steady Red X: No travel allowed in this lane in the direction you are going.
  • Steady Yellow X: Clear the lane.
  • Flashing Yellow X: Left turn permitted.
  • Steady Green X: Travel in lane.

#5. This traffic sign means:

No right turn. You cannot make a right turn at this intersection.

Remember, regulatory signs with a red circle with a red slash over a symbol prohibit certain actions.


#6. This road sign means:

Presence of traffic signals at intersection ahead. Slow down!


#7. What does this sign mean?

Sharp Turn.

The sign is used to warn of a sharp turn.


#8. This road sign means:

The one-way sign is used to indicate streets or roadways where traffic is allowed to travel in one direction only. You may travel only in the direction of the arrow.


#9. A regulation sign telling you to keep right of an obstacle has which shape?

Vertical Rectangle signs are generally used for regulatory signs, which tell you what you must do. You must obey them in the same manner as traffic laws.


#10. What does this sign mean?

No trucks. Trucks are prohibited from using or entering the street or road where this sign is displayed.

Remember, some regulatory signs have a red circle with a red slash over a symbol. These indicate prohibition.


#11. This sign tells you that there is:

Remember, blue and white signs will give directions to service facilities. Hospital is a word message sign or an H symbol sign.


#12. What is the shape of a warning sign that tells you there is a roundabout ahead?

Diamond shaped signs warn of existing or possible hazards on roadways or adjacent areas. General warning signs are yellow with black words indicating the potential hazard, or black symbols visually describing the potential hazard.


#13. A warning sign with arrows in a circle pattern is placed ahead of:

You are approaching a roundabout intersection. When an advisory speed panel is posted below the sign, slow down to the recommended speed.


#14. What does this sign mean?

Pedestrian crossing.

Just ahead is a location where people on foot often cross. Use caution as you approach and drive more slowly and carefully, watching both sides of the street for pedestrians.

When pedestrians are in the crosswalks, they must be given the right-of-way.


#15. When you see this sign, what should you expect ahead?

Reverse turn. This sign tells you there is a sharp turn to the right and then a sharp turn to the left. Slow down.


#16. What does this sign mean?


Another road crosses the highway ahead.


#17. What does a sign with this shape mean?

Three-sided red yield signs mean you must slow down and be ready to stop, if necessary, to let any vehicle, bicyclist, or pedestrian pass before you proceed.

The State of Georgia uses seven basic shapes of signs to convey traffic control instructions. Drivers should know signs by their shapes and colors so that they may recognize them from a distance and begin reacting.


#18. To go straight ahead at this intersection, you must enter:

Cars in left lane must turn left. Cars in right lane must go straight or turn right.

Lane use control signs are rectangular, black and white signs. These signs are used where turns are required or permitted from lanes as shown.

You must move your vehicle only in the direction indicated for your traffic lane.


#19. When you see this sign, 55 miles per hour is:

Regulatory speed limit sign.

Always obey the posted maximum and minimum speed limits. These laws exist to regulate the flow of traffic and to create a safe environment for all drivers.

Remember, a white rectangular sign indicates something you must obey.


#20. What does this sign mean?

Side Road Ahead.

Side road enters highway ahead at an angle.

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Georgia DDS Driver Knowledge Examination

Quick facts about the Georgia DDS written test for learner’s permit and driver’s license:

  Number of Questions:20 (road signs)
20 (road rules)
Total: 40
  Correct answers needed:15 (road signs)
15 (road rules)
  Passing score:75 percent
  Time limit:N/A
  Earliest retest upon failure:1 day (1st failure)
7 days (2nd and subsequent failures)

This Road Sign Practice Test

The Georgia knowledge examination for drivers applying for a learner’s permit or full driver’s license has two parts.

The first part has a set of questions on the meaning of common highway signs. The second part addresses driver responsibility, Georgia traffic laws, and safe driving practices. You can practice the second part of the exam here: Georgia Road Rules Test – 20 Questions and Answers

Both have 20 questions, and you must correctly answer 15 questions (75%) on each test to pass. 20 correct answers on the road signs and 10 on the road rules don’t result in a passing score. You must reach 15 correct answers on each part.

This practice test focuses on the Georgia road signs you are expected to understand and able to identify.

The signs are described in the Georgia Driver’s Manual .

Is the Georgia Knowledge Test Hard?

Overall, the difficulty on the Georgia knowledge test is considered moderate. The Georgia road sign test is considered to be the easiest.

Moderate - DMV Test difficulty grading by licenseroute

What Happens if I Fail the Test?

If it is the first time you fail any part of the knowledge exam, you can retake that part the next day.

Should you fail a second time (or more), you must wait at least 7 days before you can take the text again. You only have to retest on the part that you have missed.

Read more about the Georgia knowledge test: Georgia DDS Test and Exams Information

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