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
– The United States
How many will you get right?
#1. (Turkey) What must you be weary of if you see this sign?
This sign means the end of a priority road. After you’ve passed this sign, you might have to give way to other road users when you’re approaching an intersection.
#2. (United Kingdom) This sign indicates a steep 10% gradient. Is this gradient upwards or downwards?
This sign indicates a steep hill downwards.
HINT: Remember that the gradient is always shown from left to right. In other words, if the gradient on the sign is a lot higher on the left than it is on the right, the hill goes downwards.
#3. (Thailand) Select the sign that means that both parking AND stopping are prohibited
Sign 1 means that both stopping and parking are prohibited.
#4. (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).
#5. (Australia) What does this sign warn you of?
This sign warns you of loose stone chippings on the road.
#6. (Sweden) You're riding a Class 2 moped. Select the sign that you're allowed to ride past.
A: Prohibits Class 2 mopeds – you’re not allowed to ride past this sign if you’re riding a Class 2 moped.
B: Prohibits motorcycles and Class 1 mopeds, but NOT Class 2 mopeds – you may ride past this sign.
C: Prohibits all motor vehicles, except Class 2 mopeds – you may ride past this sign.
D: Primarily prohibits bicycles, as well as Class 2 mopeds – you’re not allowed to ride past this sign.
#7. (Sweden) What's the maximum speed limit in a built-up area with this sign?
Even though the sign says “30 km/h,” it’s only advisory. The maximum speed limit is 50 km/h (since you’re in a built-up area).
#8. (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
#9. (United Kingdom) What does this sign indicate?
#10. (Greece) Why must you avoid riding past this sign?
If you ride past this sign, you’ll arrive at a quayside or riverbank, where you’ll most certainly fall into the water.
#11. (Argentina) What does this sign mean?
This is an Argentinian yield sign. “Ceda el paso” translates to “give way.”
#12. (Serbia) Which sign prohibits mopeds?
The sign for Option A is the sign that prohibits mopeds. Option B prohibits motorcycles.
#13. (Serbia) What does this sign mean?
This sign means “pedestrian zone.”
#14. (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.
#15. (India) What are you not allowed to use, according to this sign?
This sign tells you that using your horn is prohibited.