Georgia Road Sign Identification Test – 20 Questions and Answers



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#1. This red and white 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.


#2. This road sign means:

No U-Turn.

You cannot turn around to go in the opposite direction at this intersection.

Remember, a red circle with a red slash from upper left to lower right means NO.


#3. What does this yellow warning 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.


#4. This sign means:

Left Turn Only. This sign tells you that you can only a make left turn from this lane.

Lane-Use Control signs are used where turning movements are required or where turning movements are permitted from lanes as shown.


#5. Which road signs have a yellow background?

Yellow is used for general warnings of specific road conditions and dangers ahead.


#6. You approach this sign. What should you do?

You are approaching an area where a reduced speed limit has been established. Be prepared to comply with the posted speed limit ahead.

You may also see a yellow warning sign instead of this black and white sign.


#7. Which lane is closed for traffic going straight ahead?

Lane-use control signals are special signals posted by the side of the road or overhead. They indicate whether you should or should not drive in a specific lane. A green arrow means you can use the lane. A red X means you cannot.


#8. This 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.


#9. What does this sign mean?

Sharp Turn.

The sign is used to warn of a sharp turn.


#10. 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.


#11. A sign with this shape means:

An octagon (eight-sided shape) always means stop. When you come to it, you must make a complete stop at a marked stop line.

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.


#12. What does this road sign mean?

Steep hill ahead. Slow down and be ready to shift to lower gear to control speed and protect brakes from damage.


#13. What does this sign mean?


Another road crosses the highway ahead.


#14. A sign with this shape means:

Pentagon shaped signs mean you are approaching a school zone and/or school crossing. When used, they will be erected not less than 150 feet nor more than 700 feet in advance of the school grounds or school crossing. (These signs can sometimes be fluorescent green in color.)

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.


#15. Road signs that show regulations are generally:

Black and white (or red and white) are used for regulatory signs.


#16. What does this sign mean?

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


#17. You are in the right-hand lane. What should you do?

Reduction in Lanes or Lane Ends.

Number of lanes reduced ahead.


#18. When you see this sign, you must:

Keep Right.

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


#19. You approach this road sign. What does it mean?

Side Road Ahead. Another road enters the road from the direction shown on the sign.


#20. What does a blue sign with a large white 'H' mean?

Hospital is a word message sign or an H symbol sign. General service signs like this are accompanied with a directional message if used at intersections.

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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


This not an official test. is not affiliated with any State or Government Entity.

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