Indiana BMV Road Sign Recognition Test – 16 Questions & Answers



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

The upside-down triangle shape is exclusively used for yield signs. Slow down and, if necessary, stop to give the right of way to vehicles and pedestrians.


#2. You see this sign on the highway. What must you do ahead?

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.


#3. What does this sign mean?

Lanes shifting. Slow down and stay in your lane.


#4. What does this sign mean?

No U-Turn. This sign means that you are not allowed to make a U-turn.


#5. You see this sign on the highway. What should you expect ahead?

Narrow bridge. The bridge is wide enough to accommodate two lanes of traffic, but with little clearance.


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

This sign tells you to stay in the right-hand lane if you are driving slower than other vehicles on the road.


#7. What does this sign mean?

No Right Turn. This sign means that you are not allowed to turn right at the intersection.


#8. What does this sign mean?

Many streets have signs that show what each of the lanes is to be used for.

Your lane is splitting off into two separate directions. You can turn left or go straight through.

You must obey the sign in your lane. When the word ONLY is used, you must go in the direction the arrow points – there is no option.


#9. Which shape is a road sign that tells you there is a school crossing ahead?

The pentagon (five-sided) shape warns you of school zones and marks school crossings.


#10. This white sign means you must:

Do Not Pass. This sign marks the beginning of a no passing zone.


#11. What does this sign mean?

The Flagger ahead sign warns drivers that there is a flagger ahead, and to be especially alert in the work zone.


#12. When you see this sign, you should:

Cross road. A road crosses the main highway ahead. Look to the left and right for other traffic.


#13. This is an example of:

This is an example of a State Route sign.

The shape and color of route number signs indicate the type of roadway: interstate, U.S., state, city, or county road.


#14. This sign means:

Parking is limited to 2 hours between 8:30 AM and 5:30 PM.


#15. What does this sign mean?

Low shoulder. This road sign indicates sharp drop from the pavement edge to the shoulder.

If you must leave the pavement, slow down and steer firmly.


#16. What does this sign mean?

T-Intersection ahead. The road ends at an intersection. You cannot go straight ahead. You must turn left or right.

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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)
  Time limit: N/A
  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:

  Simplified Chinese


Don’t Forget to Practice for the Road Rules Part

Indiana BMV Permit Test Road Rules

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