The International Road Signs Quiz

Have you ever looked at road signs from around the world? If you have, did you notice anything?

Don’t many of them look similar?

Perhaps you feel like you would know:

  • What a Brazilian parking sign looks like?
  • What signs you’re allowed to ride past on a Class 1 moped in Sweden?
  • Which sign warns you of a railway crossing with a barrier – and which sign warns you of one without one?

Want to put your knowledge of road signs to the test?

 

Then, the International Road Signs Quiz is for you.

This quiz contains road signs from countries like:

– The United Kingdom

– Poland

– The United States

– Turkey

– Australia

– Japan

 

How many will you get right?

Results

#1. (Serbia) Which sign prohibits mopeds?

The sign for Option A is the sign that prohibits mopeds. Option B prohibits motorcycles.

#2. (United States) What does this sign mean?

This sign alerts you to a yield sign ahead – you DON’T have to give way when you arrive at this sign, though.

#3. (Japan) What are you not allowed to do on a road with this sign?

This sign prohibits you from overtaking other vehicles.

#4. (South Africa) What does this sign warn you of?

This sign warns you of a railway crossing without barriers.

#5. (Thailand) Select the sign that means that both parking AND stopping are prohibited

Sign 1 means that both stopping and parking are prohibited.

#6. (United Kingdom) What kind of crosswalk does this sign alert you about?

This sign alerts you about a zebra crossing ahead – i.e. a crosswalk without a button-operated traffic light.

#7. (France) You're approaching a narrowing road with this road sign ahead. If another oncoming vehicle approaches, who must give way?

This road sign indicates that oncoming vehicles must yield to you. 

#8. (Sweden) What does this sign mean?

This sign means that the road you’re traveling on is a “priority road.” Any road user that wants to join this road from, e.g., a driveway, a parking lot, or a smaller road, must give way to you.

This rule applies until the next intersection (unless there’s another priority road sign).

#9. (India) What are you not allowed to use, according to this sign?

This sign tells you that using your horn is prohibited.

#10. (Poland) What does this sign alert you to?

This sign alerts you to a railroad crossing with a barrier.

HINT: If you can see an image of a barrier on the sign, the railroad crossing will have barriers.

#11. (Australia) What does this sign warn you of?

This sign warns you of loose stone chippings on the road. 

#12. (United Kingdom) Click on the traffic warden who gives the signal for "traffic approaching from behind must stop"

Traffic warden A gives the sign that all traffic approaching from behind must stop.

 

Traffic warden B gives the sign that all traffic approaching from the front must stop.

 

Traffic warden C gives the sign that all traffic from behind AND the front must stop

#13. (United Kingdom) Click on the sign that warns of a railway crossing WITHOUT barriers up ahead.

Signs that warn of a railway crossing without barriers will display an image of a railway locomotive on them.

HINT: If the railway crossing has barriers, you’ll see the sign listed as Option B for this quiz.

#14. (The Netherlands) What does this sign warn you of?

This sign warns of a steep uphill ascent.

 

REMEMBER: The incline or decline is shown from left to right – if the include is higher on the right side of the sign, it indicates an ascent.

#15. (Serbia) What does this sign mean?

This sign means “pedestrian zone.”

 

Finish