Virginia driver's examination

(From the 2018 Virginia driver handbook)
Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 35
Passing score: 30
Directions: You will need to take the knowledge exam if you do not hold a valid driver’s license from another U. S. state, Canada, Germany, France, or the Republic of Korea.

The two-part knowledge exam is given on a computer and tests your knowledge of traffic signs, motor vehicle laws, and safe driving.

You must correctly answer all ten traffic sign questions in part one of the exam before you can take part two of the exam. Part two tests your general knowledge with multiple choice questions. You must answer at least 80 percent of these questions correctly to pass part two.
Passing grade —
0 or fewer road sign errors
5 or fewer road rules errors
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1.
This road sign means:
intersection ahead
steep grade ahead
winding road
merging traffic
2.
This road sign means:
the road ahead turns sharply right, then left
the road ahead turns sharply left, then right
the road ahead curves to the left
construction ahead
3.
This road sign means:
road widens ahead
lane reduction - the right lane ends soon
highway entrance ramp ahead
lane reduction - the left lane ends soon
4.
This road sign means:
you are about to enter a one way street the wrong way
school crossing ahead, be careful
do not drive in this lane because it is marked with a red X
traffic turning left on the green light must yield to oncoming traffic
5.
This road sign means:
residential zone - speed limit 25 mph
the maximum safe speed for an expressway exit
the maximum safe speed for an expressway entrance
work zone - speed limit 25 mph
6.
This sign means:
Slippery when wet
Tow-away zone
Steep downgrade
Road work ahead
7.
This road sign means:
Turn right only after making a complete stop
Right turn is not permitted
Left turns are permitted
None of the above
8.
This road sign means:
school crossing
pedestrian crossing
jogging trail
busy sidewalk
9.
This road sign means:
side road
keep to the side indicated by the arrow
you may drive in the left lane
you have the right of way
10.
This road sign means:
steep grade ahead
pedestrian crossing
deer crossing
bicycle crossing or bike path
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