What do these signs & symbols mean??

What do these signs & symbols mean??

A starter quiz on how we use signs, symbols and logos in the world around us.

published on April 08, 201447 responses 0 4.7★ / 5

Let's start with something simple! What does this symbol mean?

Let's start with something simple! What does this symbol mean?
START
STOP
Wait a minute, I need a bag of crisps

If you saw this sign, how would it help you?

If you saw this sign, how would it help you?
It would tell you that the fire exit was to the right of the sign
It would tell you that the fire exit was to the left of the sign
It would tell you that Homer Simpson is leaving the building

If you saw this sign, can you go in?

If you saw this sign, can you go in?
As long as the door is unlocked and nobody's around
No
Yes, of course

This symbol is becoming more and more common... what is it?

This symbol is becoming more and more common... what is it?
I'm going around in circles
Crop circles ahead
Recycling

You see this sign as you walk into a supermarket. What must you do?

You see this sign as you walk into a supermarket. What must you do?
Be careful as you walk
Start dancing
Lie on the floor and wave

There is a bottle on a top shelf with this symbol. Does it mean...

There is a bottle on a top shelf with this symbol. Does it mean...
aaaarrrhhh it be pirates' rum
that'll be poisonous then
it'll make me tiny so I can get into Wonderland and join the Mad Hatter's tea party!!

You want to cross the road and ahead of you is a road crossing (Pelican crossing). As you reach it the lights show the green man flashing. Can you..

You want to cross the road and ahead of you is a road crossing (Pelican crossing). As you reach it the lights show the green man flashing. Can you..
start crossing as long as you're quick
get really cross, wave your arms about and swear loudly at the drivers
stay on the pavement, press the button and wait patiently slightly back from the kerb for the green man turn green again

You're going shopping and this symbol is on a post outside. Is the supermarket...

You're going shopping and this symbol is on a post outside. Is the supermarket...
Lidl
Aldi
Tesco

As well as supermarkets, other products and services have logos... look at this one, have you seen it before? What does it mean?

As well as supermarkets, other products and services have logos... look at this one, have you seen it before? What does it mean?
Forestry Commission
Dulux Paint
Spectrum

What would you expect to be able to buy from a shop displaying this logo?

What would you expect to be able to buy from a shop displaying this logo?
A camel
A burger
A build your own mountain kit