#1. What does this sign mean?
Yield ahead. This sign warns of a yield sign ahead. Slow down and be prepared to stop at yield sign or adjust speed to traffic.
#2. When you see this sign, you must:
Keep right. A traffic island, median or obstruction is ahead.
#3. This sign warns you of:
Horse-drawn vehicles (Buggy Warning).
Be alert for slow-moving, horse-drawn vehicles on the roadway. Reduce your speed and pass slowly.
#4. When you see this sign you should expect a railroad crossing before coming to the T-intersection ahead.
This sign tells you there is a railroad crossing if you turn right at the T-intersection ahead.
#5. To go straight ahead at this intersection, you must enter:
Many streets have signs that show what each of the lanes is to be used for. Cars in left lane must turn left. Cars in right lane must go straight or turn right.
#6. What does this sign mean?
Divided highway ahead (divided highway begins).
The highway ahead is divided into two one-way roadways. Keep to the right.
#7. What does a blue sign with a large white 'H' mean?
Hospital is a word message sign or an H symbol sign. Service signs like this are accompanied with a directional message if used at intersections.
#8. This sign means you:
This sign indicates that a left turn is permitted when you face a green signal, but you must yield to oncoming traffic.
#9. What does this sign mean?
Pedestrian Crossing. This sign tells you that you are near an area where a large number of pedestrians cross the street. Slow down and watch for people crossing the street on foot. Pedestrians in crosswalks must be given the right-of-way at all times.
#10. The main purpose of this sign is to alert you to:
Side road. Another road enters the highway from the direction shown. Watch for traffic from that direction
#11. This sign warns of:
Object markers are used to notify drivers of objects in the roadway or very close to the edge of the roadway. This sign emphasizes the need to not stray outside of the marked travel lane.
#12. The Wrong Way sign means:
The Wrong Way sign tells you that you are going in the wrong direction. It is a supplement to the Do Not Enter sign. It is placed along the exit ramp or the one-way roadway farther from the crossroad. You may find these signs at exit ramps and the beginning of one-way streets.
#13. When you see this sign, you are approaching:
Low Clearance Ahead.
Approaching a low underpass. Do not enter if your vehicle or cargo exceeds the maximum height indicated on the sign.
#14. Use this center lane to:
Two-Way Left Turn Only. This sign tells you that the center lane is reserved for the exclusive use of left-turning vehicles in either direction. The lane cannot be used for passing, overtaking, or through travel.
#15. This sign means:
Lane Ends. There will be fewer lanes ahead. Traffic must merge left. Drivers in the left lane should allow others to merge smoothly. Right lane ends.
#16. What does this sign mean?
This is a regulatory No Trucks sign. It means that no trucks are allowed on the road.
Indiana BMV Knowledge Test
Quick facts about the written knowledge test for an Indiana learner’s permit or adult driver’s license:
|Number of Questions:||
16 (road signs)
34 (road rules)Total: 50 questions
|Correct answers needed:||
14 (road signs)
28 (road rules)
|Passing score:||84 percent (total)|
|Earliest retest upon failure:||1 day|
This Indiana Sample Knowledge Test
This practice test for an Indiana learner’s permit or driver’s license can help you study for the road signs part of the official driver examination. It has 16 questions about the road signs described in the Indiana Driver’s Manual .
Study all the road signs in the manual and use this sample test to verify that you know them all. There are more than 100 signs in the manual. You should know them by shape, color, and meaning.
The sample test is random, which means that new questions are pulled from a larger pool of questions each time you restart the test. You can take the test as many times as you want.
Aim for a full score on the practice test. It gives you a good margin on the official examination.
After studying the manual and passing a handful variations of this test, we are convinced that you won’t have any problems on the road sign part of the examination.
The Official Indiana BMV Knowledge Examination
Under normal circumstances, you don’t need to schedule an appointment for the written test. Indiana BMV offers knowledge tests on a walk-in basis.
There is no allotted time for your test. You must, however, arrive at the service branch at least one hour before it closes.
Should you fail your test, you must wait at least one day before you can take it again.
Overall, the BMV written test is available in 13 different foreign languages: