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Study Questions For Illinois State Written Drivers [Exam Part I]

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This quiz will help you prepare for the written exam portion of the Illinois State drivers examination.

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Drivers who have vision restrictions noted on their driver’s license must always wear glasses or contacts when driving.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A driver may commit one traffic law violation during the driving portion of the driver’s license exam and pass.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    During the Initial Licensing Phase, a teen driver is allowed only two passengers under age 20 in the vehicle during the first 12 months of licensing.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    In order to obtain court supervision for a traffic violation, a minor must appear in court with a parent/legal guardian and attend a traffic safety school.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A parent or legal guardian may request that the driver’s license of a minor be cancelled at any time prior to age 18.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    When passing another vehicle, a driver should wait until the entire car the driver just passed is visible in the rearview mirror before turning back into the right-hand lane.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    After making a proper stop and yielding to traffic or pedestrians within the intersection, it is permissible for drivers on a one-way street to turn left at a red light onto another one-way street that moves traffic to the left.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    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 the turn.

    • C. 

      Make sure it is clear, then back up from the intersection.

  • 10. 
    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

  • 11. 
    When an authorized vehicle using its sirens and flashing lights approaches a vehicle, the driver should pull to the right-hand edge of the roadway and wait for the emergency vehicle to pass.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Driving privileges or vehicle registration will be suspended and a $150 fine.

    • B. 

      60-day suspension of driving privileges.

    • C. 

      $30 fine and 14-day suspension of driving privileges.

  • 13. 
    A driver may pass another vehicle by driving on the shoulder of the road.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    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

  • 15. 
    A driver must give the right or left turn signal when changing lanes.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Not less than 50 feet before turning.

    • B. 

      Not less than 75 feet before turning.

    • C. 

      Not less than 100 feet before turning.

  • 18. 
    A driver may proceed immediately when waiting at an intersection and the traffic signal light turns green.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    • 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.

  • 20. 
    Drivers must yield to pedestrians in an unmarked crosswalk.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    It is permissible for anyone to wear a headset while driving.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    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.

  • 23. 
    Slow vehicles should use the left-hand lane except when passing or making a left turn?  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    When must a driver slow down for a school zone?  
    • A. 

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

    • B. 

      On weekends.

    • C. 

      Only during recess.

  • 25. 
    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

  • 26. 
    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

  • 27. 
    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

  • 28. 
    Only vehicles having special plates or parking 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

  • 29. 
    Unless authorized to do so, drivers may not break into the line of a funeral procession.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    When a person who is blind, using a white cane or other assistive device, or a guide dog enters an intersection or is crossing a street, the driver should yield the right-of-way.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 31. 
    When a motorist is turning right and a bicyclist is approaching on the right, let the bicyclist go through the intersection first before making a right turn.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 32. 
    A driver does not need to allow as much distance when following a motorcycle as when following a car.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    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

  • 34. 
    When following a truck at night, it is important to dim your headlights.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False