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Illinois driver's examination

(From the 2019 Illinois driver handbook)
Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 35
Passing score: 28
Directions: When you apply for an Illinois driver’s license, you will be asked questions about your general health and must take a vision, written and driving exam. Vision and written tests are required for the issuance or renewal of all permits.
You are allowed three attempts to pass each of the exams within one year from the date you paid your application fee.

The written exam consists of 35 questions, 15 of which will address traffic sign identification and the remaining 20 will be rules of the road questions.
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Passing grade —
7 or fewer errors
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1.
When a bicyclist is making a left turn:
They may use the left lane.
They may cut through all lanes.
They may wait on the side of the road.
2.
This sign means:
illinois divided highway begins road sign
Divided highway.
Railroad warning.
No passing zone.
3.
This road sign means:
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Steep grade ahead.
The road ahead winds with a series of turns or curves.
Slippery when wet.
4.
Your driving privileges will be suspended if you are convicted of illegally passing a stopped school bus.
True
False
5.
This sign means:
illinois do not enter road sign
Do not enter.
Yield the right-of-way.
Reserved parking for persons with disabilities.
6.
Taillights are not required to be illuminated after dark.
True
False
7.
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.
True
False
8.
This sign means you are approaching a railroad crossing that does not have a signal. You should:
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Come to a complete stop.
Proceed at a consistent speed while looking and listening for approaching trains.
Slow down, look both ways, listen for any trains, and be prepared to stop if any trains are nearby.
9.
If you parallel park facing downward on a hill:
Turn your wheels sharply toward the side of the road.
Turn your wheels away from the side of the road.
Keep your wheels straight.
10.
When a train is approaching, all vehicles are required to stop within how many feet of the nearest rail of a railroad crossing?
Within 15 to 50 feet
Within 5 to 10 feet
Within 10 feet
11.
When driving in fog, you should:
Use your high beam headlights.
Use your parking lights.
Use your low beam headlights.
12.
If you approach a traffic light with a red signal and a police officer directs you to go through the intersection without stopping, you should:
Stop until the light turns green.
Go through the intersection without stopping.
Come to a complete stop before proceeding.
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