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Il Driver's License Practice Exam

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Illinois Driver's License Practice Exam

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  • 1. 
    A licensed driver in the State of Illinois is required by law to notify the Secretary of State’s office within 10 days of a change of name or address by writing the office or by visiting a driver services facility.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A driver may commit one traffic law violation during the driving portion of the driver’s license exam and pass.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    When passing another vehicle, a driver should wait until the car the driver just passed is visible in the rearview mirror before turning back into the righthand lane.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    How should a driver proceed if within an intersection waiting to make a left turn and the traffic signal light turns red?
    • A. 

      Wait in the intersection until the light turns green

    • B. 

      Yield to oncoming traffic and finish your turn

    • C. 

      Make sure it’s clear, then back up from the intersection

  • 6. 
    When on a two-lane roadway, drivers must stop their vehicles when approaching a stopped school bus with its red warning lights flashing and its stop signal arm extended.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A driver may pass another vehicle by driving on the shoulder of the road.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    It is permissible to make a right turn against a red signal light after stopping and yielding to other vehicles and pedestrians.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A driver must give the right or left turn signal when changing lanes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    In urban areas, drivers moving out of an alley, building, private road, or driveway need not come to a complete stop before entering the roadway if the roadway is clear of traffic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    For what distance should a continuous turn signal be given when making a left or right turn in a business or residential district?
    • A. 

      Not less than 50 feet before turning

    • B. 

      Not less than 75 feet before turning

    • C. 

      Not less than 100 feet before turning

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    What should drivers do when approaching a construction area?
    • A. 

      Increase their speed to get out of the way quickly

    • B. 

      Slow down and yield the right-of-way

    • C. 

      Honk their horn several times to alert individuals working in the area of their presence

  • 14. 
    Drivers must yield to pedestrians in an unmarked crosswalk.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    It is permissible for anyone to wear a headset while driving.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Speed should be reduced below the posted speed limit for which of the following reasons?
    • A. 

      Driver is driving in unfavorable weather conditions

    • B. 

      Driver is approaching and crossing an intersection

    • C. 

      Both of the above

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    When must a driver slow down for a school zone?
    • A. 

      School days between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. when children are present and signs are posted

    • B. 

      Weekends

    • C. 

      Only during recess

  • 19. 
    Drivers may open car doors on the side on which traffic is moving only when it can be done safely and without interfering with traffic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    All vehicles are required to stop within how many feet of the nearest rail of a railroad crossing when a train is approaching?
    • A. 

      Between 15 and 50 feet

    • B. 

      Between 5 and 10 feet

    • C. 

      10 feet

  • 21. 
    It is permissible to pass on a two-lane, two-way roadway within 100 feet of an intersection or railroad crossing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Only vehicles having special plates or placards and carrying persons with disabilities may park in spaces reserved for them by an official PARKING FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES sign.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Unless authorized to do so, drivers may not break into the line of a funeral procession.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    If arrested and found to have a blood alcohol concentration of .08 or more, an individual’s driving privileges will be suspended for at least three months.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Alcohol is the single greatest factor in fatal motor vehicle accidents.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    What is the only effective way to remove alcohol from the body?
    • A. 

      Strong coffee

    • B. 

      Time

    • C. 

      Cold shower

  • 27. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    Drivers whose licenses have been revoked as a result of DUI must meet several requirements, including undergoing an evaluation for alcohol and drug problems and paying a reinstatement fee, to regain their licenses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    It is illegal for persons under 21 to drive with any trace of alcohol or drugs in their system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 31. 
    Before a driver can regain driving privileges after losing them because of an unsatisfied judgment suspension resulting from failure to pay for the damages from a crash, the driver must file proof of financial responsibility with the Secretary of State’s office.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 32. 
    • A. 

      Three reckless driving offenses in 12 months

    • B. 

      Drag racing

    • C. 

      Illegally transporting alcohol twice in 12 months

  • 33. 
    Driving privileges may be revoked for giving false information to the Secretary of State.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    A merge sign means drivers should be prepared to change lanes or allow other traffic to come into their lane.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 35. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 36. 
    An orange sign means drivers should be alert, adjust their speed and be prepared to stop if necessary.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 37. 
    What should the driver of a vehicle do when approaching a traffic control signal that is not in operation?
    • A. 

      Come to a full stop and yield the right-of-way before entering the intersection

    • B. 

      If the intersection is clear, the driver does not need to stop

    • C. 

      Drive quickly through the intersection to get out of the way of other vehicles

  • 38. 
    If a traffic light shows both a red light and a green arrow, a driver may not turn in the direction of the arrow until the red light has changed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 39. 
    Drivers may pass on a two-lane roadway marked with a single solid yellow line on their side of the center line.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 40. 
    When a vehicle is making a right-hand turn with a bicyclist approaching from behind on the right, the driver should make sure the bicyclist knows the driver is going to turn and is not in the vehicle’s path.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 41. 
    A driver does not need to allow as much distance when following a motorcycle as when following a car.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 42. 
    Motorcyclists are entitled to use the full width of a traffic lane; therefore, a driver should pass a motorcycle the same way a driver would pass another vehicle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 43. 
    When following a truck at night, it is important to dim your headlights.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 44. 
    The road surface of a bridge may be dangerous in winter because it may remain icy after the rest of the roadway is clear.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 45. 
    If driving during foggy weather, a driver should turn on the vehicle’s high-beam headlights to increase the field of vision.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 46. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 47. 
    The two-second rule helps the driver determine a safe following distance.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 48. 
    If a vehicle starts to skid on water (hydroplane), the driver should quickly apply the brakes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 49. 
    If the front right wheel of a vehicle runs off the pavement, a driver should ease off the accelerator, brake gently and gently steer back onto the pavement.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 50. 
    When approaching a railroad crossing that has no warning signals (such as electric flashing lights or gates), a driver should look, listen and slow down.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 51. 
    After a train clears a crossing that has flashing signals, drivers may proceed after checking for a second train on another track.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 52. 
    If moving with a stream of vehicles across a railroad track, it is safe to stop on the track for a short period of time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 53. 
    Drivers who become stranded in blizzard conditions should remain in their vehicles.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 54. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 55. 
    If a vehicle starts to skid, the driver should gently apply the brakes and steer in the opposite direction of the skid.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 56. 
    Illinois law requires that headlights be illuminated when atmospheric conditions require the use of windshield wipers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 57. 
    Within how many feet is a driver required to dim the headlights before meeting another vehicle?
    • A. 

      250 feet

    • B. 

      400 feet

    • C. 

      500 feet

  • 58. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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