The RAC's 20-question UK road signs quiz

The RAC's 20-question UK road signs quiz
Our unique free road signs test offers 20 questions to help new learner drivers understand the meaning of road signs and give experienced drivers the chance to brush up on their knowledge.

Knowing road signs is a crucial part of passing the theory test and this skillset and is important to helping you stay safe on the road - so if you don't get 20 out of 20 first time then take that test again until you do!

Below are 20 road signs with three multiple choice answers, make your choice as to the correct meaning of each sign then check against the answers at the bottom of the page to see how well you've done.


 national speed limit

A) National speed limit applies
B) Waiting prohibited
C) Start of motorway regulations


triangle road sign

A) Overhead cable repairs ahead
B) Junction ahead controlled by a STOP or GIVE WAY sign
C) Traffic signals ahead


blue circular sign with 2 arrows

A) Vehicular traffic approaching from the left and right
B) Merge in turn
C) Vehicular traffic may reach the same destination by passing either side of the sign


parking on verge sign

A) Parking on verge or footway strictly prohibited
B) Vehicles may be parked partially on the verge or footway
C) Vehicles may be parked wholly on the verge or footway


danger ahead road sign

A) Other danger ahead. Plate beneath indicates the nature of the hazard
B) Vehicles carrying explosives prohibited
C) Dust cloud danger ahead


red circle road sign

A) No entry for vehicular traffic
B) No overtaking
C) All vehicles prohibited except pedal cycles being pushed by pedestrians


car and motorcycles road sign

A) Motor vehicles except solo motor cycles prohibited
B) Motor vehicles prohibited
C) No entry for vehicular traffic


traffic priority sign

A) Traffic has priority over vehicles from the opposite direction
B) Traffic from the opposite direction has priority
C) Give way to traffic on the major road


correct traffic lanes road sign

A) Appropriate traffic lanes for different manoeuvres at a junction ahead
B) Bus lane on road at junction ahead
C) Additional traffic joining from the right ahead


t junction sign

A) T-junction ahead
B) No through road for vehicular traffic
C) Two-way traffic on route crossing ahead


stop roadwork sign

A) Vehicular traffic should not proceed beyond the sign when displayed during works on or near the road
B) Vehicular traffic should proceed slowly owing to workforce in the road
C) Temporary entrance to a construction or road works site


horse drawn vehicles ahead

A) Horse drawn vehicles prohibited
B) Accompanied horses or ponies likely to be in or crossing road ahead
C) Horse drawn vehicles likely to be in road ahead


traffic merges from left sign

A) Traffic merges from the right
B) Traffic merges from the left
C) Side road ahead (left)


military vehicles road sign

A) Slow moving military vehicles likely to be crossing or in the road
B) Tracked vehicles prohibited
C) Priority given to military vehicles


minimum 30mph speed sign

A) End of 30 miles per hour minimum speed limit
B) Maximum speed limit of 30 miles per hour
C) Minimum speed limit of 30 miles per hour


no through traffic sign

A) No through road for vehicular traffic in direction indicated from junction ahead
B) Side road ahead (left)
C) T-junction ahead (left)


no overtaking road sign

A) No overtaking
B) Two-way traffic
C) Dual carriageway ends ahead


low flying aircraft sign

A) Low flying aircraft ahead
B) Side winds likely ahead
C) Airport entrance ahead


cycle route road sign

A) Riding of cycles prohibited
B) End of cycle lane, track or route
C) Cycle route ahead warning


congestion road sign

A) Road (congestion) charge zone reminder
B) Crossroads ahead
C) Contra-flow cycle lane


1a, 2b, 3c, 4c, 5a, 6c, 7b, 8a, 9a, 10b, 11a, 12a, 13b, 14a, 15c, 16a, 17a, 18b, 19a, 20a

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