Georgia Road Sign Identification Test – 20 Questions and Answers



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#1. This road sign means:


The road you are traveling on ends ahead. Slow down and prepare to yield or stop before turning right or left.


#2. A sign with this shape means:

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.


#3. What does this sign mean?

There is a stop sign ahead. Begin to slow down and be prepared to stop.


#4. What does this sign mean?

Advisory speed signs or plaques indicate the safe speed with which you should proceed.


#5. Which road signs have this shape?

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.


#6. This sign (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.

#7. You approach this sign. What should you expect ahead?

Turn sign. There is a sharp turn to the right in the road ahead.

You should reduce speed. The turn is too sharp to take at the regular highway speed.

The turn sign is used instead of a curve sign where the advisory speed is of 30 mph or less. An advisory speed sign may be attached.


#8. This sign means:

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


#9. On a highway with this sign:

Keep Left.

Traffic is required to keep to the left of medians or obstructions.


#10. This road sign tells you to be particularly alert and watch for:

Deer crossing.

These signs alert drivers in advance of areas where animals may be crossing.


#11. At this intersection, cars in the left lane must:

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


#12. What does this sign mean?

Roadway slippery when wet. Remember, the first half-hour of rain is most hazardous. Slick surfaces can exaggerate normal movements. If brakes are applied too hard, or the wheel is turned too sharp, a skid can occur. When pavement is wet, reduce your speed.


#13. Orange road signs are used for:

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.


#14. This sign means:

Do not enter.

The sign marks a one-way roadway with traffic coming against you. You must not enter the one-way at this point.

Remember, this is a square sign with a white horizontal line inside a red ball. The sign is not circular.


#15. What does this sign mean?

Low Clearance Ahead.

Approaching a low underpass. Do not enter if your vehicle or cargo exceeds the maximum height indicated on the sign.


#16. What should you expect ahead when you see a warning sign with arrows in a circle pattern?

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


#17. What does this sign mean?

No Turn on Red.

A right turn on red is prohibited, even after coming to a complete stop.


#18. What color are road signs that give directions to motorist service facilities?

As you travel along Georgia’s highways, blue and white signs will give directions to service facilities. They direct you to services, such as gas, food, motels, and hospitals.

Blue is also used to identify parking spaces for disabled drivers.


#19. What does this sign mean?

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


#20. This warning sign means:

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.

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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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Georgia Road Rules Test


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