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Signs and markings questions

This page has theory test questions about signs and markings.

You can use these questions to test yourself, or have a friend or family member test you.
If you don’t know the answer, click on the link underneath the question to find out.


S1 You are driving in a 100km/h speed area and you see an Accident sign. What speed must you slow down to? _____ km/h 

Speed limits


S2 The 100 speed limit sign shown is the minimum speed you are allowed to drive in good conditions. True or False?

Speed limits 


S3 This sign means the speed for safe and comfortable driving around the curve is 35km/h. True or False?

Speed limits 


S4 You are in the left-hand lane at traffic signals. You are waiting to turn left. At which of these traffic signals may you move on?

Giving way at intersections 


S5 When passing a bus displaying a School sign that has stopped to let children on or off, what should your speed be? _____ km/h

Speed limits 


S6 A broken yellow line painted close to the edge of the road means you may stop or park your vehicle there at any time. True or False? 

Where not to park 


S7 When coming up to a one-lane bridge, what does this sign indicate?

Giving way on one-lane bridges 


S8 You are coming up to a school patrol crossing and both signs are held out. When can you drive on?

Sharing the road with pedestrians 


S9 When coming up to a Stop sign, where should you stop?

Driving up to an intersection 


S10 What does this traffic signal mean?

Giving way at intersections 


S11 What does this sign mean?

Giving way at a railway level crossing 


S12 What does this sign mean?

Speed limits 


S13 This sign tells you that you are coming up to a railway level crossing. What should you do?

Giving way at a railway level crossing 


S14 What does this sign mean?

Regulatory traffic sign with the number 50 on a circular red background

Speed limits 


S15 What does this sign mean?

Main types of signs 


S16 What does this sign mean?

Speed limits 


S17 What does this sign mean?

Speed limits 


S18 On a Transit Lane sign, what does T2 mean?

Main types of signs


S19 What does this sign mean?

Main types of signs 


S20 What must you do at an intersection controlled by a Stop sign?

Driving up to an intersection 


S21 What must you do at an intersection controlled by a Give Way sign?

Driving up to an intersection 


S22 What does a blue reflector (cat’s eye) placed on the road mean?

Night driving 


S23 What is the meaning of a yellow broken line painted on the road near the kerb?

Where not to park 


S24 You may use a right turn bay to overtake a vehicle travelling straight ahead. True or False?

Turning 


S25 When can flush medians be used?

Turning 


S26 What do these road markings mean?

Turning 


S27 What colour is the line painted on a sealed road at a Give Way sign?

Driving up to an intersection 


S28 What does a white diamond painted on the road mean?

Sharing the road with pedestrians 


S29 What does this marking mean?

Where not to park 


S30 You are driving on a road with marked lanes and you are in the lane with an arrow showing a left turn only. What must you do?

Using lanes correctly 


S31 What does a white reflector (cat’s eye) placed on the road mean?

Night driving 


S32 What does a yellow reflector (cat’s eye) placed on the road mean?

Night driving


S33 What does it mean if yellow traffic signals are flashing?

Giving way at intersections 


S34 You are coming up to a one-lane bridge and you see this sign. What must you do?

Giving way on a one-lane bridges


S35 For what purpose can a vehicle use the flush median strip?

Turning


S36 What must you do when you come up to a red light showing at traffic signals?

Giving way at intersections


S37 What must you do when you see two red lights flashing outside a fire station?

Receiving signals 


S38 What does this sign mean?

Giving way at railway level crossings


S39 What may you do at traffic signals if there is a green arrow pointing to the right and a red light showing at the same time?

Giving way at intersections