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Nova Scotia Traffic Signs and Road Situations 2024 | NS

NS driver's licence
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Nova Scotia’s scenery is filled with traffic signs, and it's very important that every driver is aware of what those are and what they mean - to ensure everyone's safety. As an aspiring driver, you need to be able to recognize all these signs to stay safe on the road. This practice test offers 30 multiple-choice questions, written in a very similar manner to those on the actual NS driver's knowledge exam, that cover not only road signs but also general road rules, so be sure you study all relevant sections in the NS Driver Handbook. For each question you’ll receive an optional hint and an explanation. Each question you answer incorrectly will be stored in your Challenge Bank so you can revisit it later. Good luck!
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Perfect for:

  • Nova Scotia Learner’s Permit
  • Nova Scotia Driver’s License
  • NS Senior Citizens’ Refresher Test
  • NS Driver’s License Renewal.

What to expect on the actual NS exam:

  • 40 questions
  • 16+16 correct answers to pass
  • 80% passing score
  • Minimum age to apply: 16

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List of questions (classic view)

  1. A green circle
  2. What does this sign indicate?
  3. What does this sign mean?
  4. What does this sign mean?
  5. What does a sign with this shape mean?
  6. What does this sign mean?
  7. Vertical rectangular traffic signs generally
  8. What does this sign indicate?
  9. This sign warns you that there is
  10. What does this sign mean?
  11. What does this sign mean?
  12. What does this sign indicate?
  13. What does this sign indicate?
  14. This warning sign indicates
  15. Which group of signs does this sign belong to?
  16. You are approaching an intersection at which you want to turn left. You cannot see any other vehicles around. Do you still have to signal?
  17. Three cars arrive at a T-intersection with a stop sign. In which order should they proceed?
  18. Three cars arrive at an intersection at about the same time that a pedestrian crosses one of the roads. Who has the right-of-way here?
  19. Two cars are turning left onto a divided highway. Which cars are turning correctly?
  20. Three cars are approaching this four-way stop, one after the other. Which car should go first?
  21. You are on a divided boulevard. You approach a school bus that has stopped with flashing red lights on the opposite side of the divided boulevard. Do you have to stop here?
  22. Which car is NOT using the rotary (roundabout) correctly?
  23. Which cars are hidden in the truck's blind spots?
  24. Is this car legally parked?
  25. What is this an example of?
  26. Is the blue car positioned correctly for a left turn?
  27. Two vehicles approach an intersection from different roadways at about the same time. Each vehicle encounters a stop sign. Which vehicle must yield?
  28. To use a traffic circle, you must
  29. When emerging from an alley, a private road or a driveway in a business or residential district, you must
  30. Which of the following are true about sharing a road with motorcyclists?