2022 Illinois Permit Test 4

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. Vehicles stopped behind a school bus with its red lights flashing must remain stopped until:

Explanation
When a school bus is flashing its red lights and has its stop arm extended, motorists must come to a full stop until the lights are turned off, the stop arm is withdrawn, and the bus begins moving again.

2. If you can see that the roadway up ahead is covered by heavy smoke, you should:

Explanation
If you notice that the road ahead is covered by heavy smoke, reduce your speed immediately, drive as far as possible to the right, and stop off the roadway. Only then should you determine if it is safe for you to continue. Remember that certain kinds of smoke can irritate your eyes and lungs or even kill you.

3. If a motorist sees pedestrians in an upcoming crosswalk, what should the motorist do?

Explanation
A driver must yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian within a crosswalk. The driver should wait until the intersection is clear to proceed.

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

Explanation
Bridges, overpasses, shaded spots, and curves may remain icy after the rest of a roadway is clear and dry.

5. This sign means:

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Explanation
A triangular red and white sign indicates that you must yield the right-of-way.

6. To help others see you when daylight begins to fade, you should use your:

Explanation
As daylight begins to fade, turn on your low beams to help others see you. Only use your high beam headlights in an open area where no other drivers are present.

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

Explanation
A 16- or 17-year-old driver must have the written consent of a parent/legal guardian to obtain a driver license. The parent/legal guardian who gave initial consent may cancel the minor’s license at any time, for any reason, until the driver turns 18.

8. If you want to enter the freeway but you don't see a gap in traffic, you should:

Explanation
If you want to enter the freeway but do not see a space for your vehicle in traffic, slow down on the ramp to wait for a gap. Do not drive to the end of the ramp and wait for a gap or you will not have enough room to accelerate to the speed of traffic before entering the roadway.

9. Within how many feet is a driver required to dim their high beams before meeting another vehicle?

Explanation
Bright lights must be dimmed 500 feet before meeting an oncoming vehicle or 300 feet when approaching a vehicle from behind.

10. Blue traffic signs offer information on:

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Explanation
Blue signs on the roadway are service signs. They are used to provide information about motorist services, such as upcoming rest areas, food options, or nearby hospitals.

11. This sign means:

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Explanation
This sign warns of a dangerous downgrade or hill ahead. The hill may be very long or steep, or it may have sharp curves.

12. The best thing to do if you become tired while driving is to:

Explanation
If you become tired while driving, it is best to stop to rest or change drivers. Being tired dulls your mind and slows down your reactions, making driving hazardous.
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