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California Road Signs – Match Description with the Correct Sign

California Road Sign Study Quiz
  Questions: 15
  Type of test: Random multiple-choice



Well done. It is a good idea to learn all of the road signs in the handbook and their meanings.


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You missed a few! It is a good idea to learn all of the road signs in the handbook and their meanings.


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#1. Added lane

The Added Lane sign means that two roadway comes together, and a new lane begins. You are not required to merge at this point.


#2. Divided highway ends

Divided Highway Ends. The divided highway on which you are traveling ends ahead. You will then be on an undivided roadway with two-way traffic. Keep to the right.


#3. Winding road

This sign alerts you to a winding road. Be prepared for several turns and/or curves.


#4. Lane ends

The lane ends sign means that the roadway narrows, and you must be prepared to merge.


#5. Drive to the right

The Keep Right sign means you must drive to the right of a divider or other obstacle.


#6. Which sign means you must let all other drivers go first?

A 3-sided red YIELD sign indicates that you must slow down and be ready to stop, if necessary, to let any vehicle, bicyclist, or pedestrian pass before you proceed.


#7. Traffic signal ahead

This sign warns of a traffic signal ahead. Slow down and be prepared to obey signals.


#8. No passing zone

Do Not Pass. This sign marks the beginning of a no passing zone. The sign is often accompanied by the yellow pennant-shaped sign that says No Passing Zone.


#9. Two-way traffic

Two-way Traffic. The sign warns that the road changes from a multi-lane roadway to a two-lane, two-way section. It is also used along such a road.


#10. No left turns

This sign indicates left turns are prohibited. Do not make a left turn at this intersection.


#11. Merging traffic

Two roadways come together, and you must prepare to merge.


#12. Which sign marks an extreme curve?

The road ahead changes direction at an extreme angle. The Directional Arrow sign is used either as a supplement or alternative to the Chevron signs. It can also be used to supplement a Turn or Reverse Turn sign.


#13. Slippery when wet

The slippery when wet sign warns of slippery road conditions.


#14. No U-turns

This sign indicates U-turns are prohibited. Do not turn around to go in the opposite direction at this intersection.


#15. Divided highway ahead

Divided Highway Ahead. The highway ahead is divided into two one-way roadways. Opposing flows of traffic are separated by a median or other physical barrier.

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California DMV Road Sign Practice Quiz

Verify Your Knowledge of California Road Signs

This is a study help to learn some of the road signs described in the California Driver Handbook. Your task is to match the description with the correct sign.

Note that your permit exam or CA DMV driver knowledge test does not have this test format. It is only designed to help you verify that you can identify some of the important road signs.

How Many Road Sign Questions are on the California DMV Test?

Each California DMV Test is random, which means that you cannot always compare your DMV test with another. On a 36-question test, there are usually 3-4 road sign questions. On the 46-question exam for teenagers under 18 years, there are usually around 5 road sign questions.

All road signs that can show up on your exam are illustrated in the Driver Handbook, but not always explained in text, which is why this quiz can help you master the exam.

Don’t forget to also study our online DMV practice tests: California DMV Practice .

About Your Responsibility as a California Driver

Remember, you must always obey signs, signals, pavement markings, and directions from law enforcement officers and authorized personnel.

It is your responsibility to know and understand all signs and other control devices.

The California Driver Handbook includes only a few of all the possible signs and signals you may encounter on California highways. Therefore, it is a good idea to study signs and signals a bit extra to make sure you act appropriate when you drive on unfamiliar roadways.

Never drive when you have been drinking alcohol, used any drugs that can impair your driving, or when you are tired. Too many accidents are caused by drivers who missed a road signs or disobeyed a traffic signal. Don’t let this happen to you!


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