2022 Illinois Permit Test 13

The following questions are from real DMV written tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in Illinois. Each permit practice test question has three answer.. Read More

The following questions are from real DMV written tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in Illinois. Each permit practice test question has three answer choices. Select one answer for each question and select "grade this section." You can find this button at the bottom of the drivers license quiz. For a complete list of questions and answers for Illinois please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/illinois/car.

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1. Temporary signs used in construction and maintenance work areas:

Explanation
All temporary signs in work zones have orange backgrounds with black writing and/or symbols.

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

Explanation
Drivers are not allowed to leave the pavement or main-traveled portion of the road to pass another vehicle.

3. What message will be found on a red octagon-shaped sign?

tennessee-stop empty
Explanation
An octagonal (eight-sided) sign always means "stop." You must always come to a complete stop at this sign.

4. It is permissible for anyone to wear a dual ear headset while driving.

Explanation
While driving in Illinois, it is illegal to use a headset, which is defined as any device, other than a hearing aid, that allows you to hear or receive electronic communications. The use of a single-sided headset or earpiece with a wireless/cellphone device is permitted. Motorcycle, motor-driven cycle, and moped operators may use intercom helmets that permit a driver and/or passengers to speak to one another.

5. This sign means:

alaska-no right turn
Explanation
Signs with a red circle and diagonal line over a black symbol indicate the the action represented by the symbol is prohibited. In this case, the sign indicates that right turns are prohibited.

6. When passing another vehicle, a driver should wait until the entire car they've just passed is visible in the rearview mirror before changing back into the right-hand lane.

Explanation
When passing, you should not return to your original lane until the entire vehicle you've just passed is visible in your rearview mirror.

7. When approaching a stop sign that is not marked by a crosswalk, drivers should stop their vehicles before entering the intersection.

Explanation
At a stop sign, you must come to a complete stop at the stop line, if there is one. If there is no stop line, you must make a complete stop before entering the crosswalk. If there is no crosswalk, you must stop before entering the intersection.

8. Taillights are not required to be illuminated after dark.

Explanation
A vehicle's headlights must be on from sunset to sunrise. Vehicles must also have two red taillights visible for 500 feet from behind. Only one taillight is needed for mopeds and motorcycles.

9. This sign means:

nebraska-pedestrian crossing
Explanation
This sign marks the presence of a crosswalk. Be alert to any pedestrians that may be crossing the roadway.

10. When a motorist is turning right and a bicyclist is approaching on the right, the motorist should let the bicyclist go through the intersection before making their right turn.

Explanation
If you are turning right and a bicyclist is approaching on the right, you should let the bicyclist go through the intersection before making your turn.

11. This sign means:

illinois-bicycles crossing
Explanation
Warning signs are usually yellow with black markings. Warning signs may alert drivers to areas where animals, people, and vehicles are likely to cross traffic.

12. A sign with this shape means:

washington-warning
Explanation
A diamond-shaped yellow sign warns of possible danger ahead. Orange signs, which are mostly diamond-shaped, are used to warn of possible dangers in or near work areas.
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