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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.
A parent or legal guardian may request that the driver license of a minor be cancelled at any time prior to age 18.
True
False
2.
This sign means:
illinois downgrade road sign
Upcoming downgrade or hill.
Road construction area.
Upcoming narrowing of roadway.
3.
Blue traffic signs offer information on:
indiana motorist services road sign
Motorist services.
Construction and maintenance.
Mileage information, such as distances to specific locations.
4.
The best thing to do if you become tired while driving is to:
Stop to rest or change drivers.
Drink coffee.
Open a window.
5.
If you can see that the roadway up ahead is covered by heavy smoke, you should:
Turn on your four-way flashers and continue.
Reduce your speed, move as far to the right as possible, and stop off the roadway.
Turn on your high beam headlights and continue.
6.
Vehicles stopped behind a school bus with its red lights flashing must remain stopped until:
All students are off the bus.
The stop arm is retracted.
The stop arm is retracted and the bus resumes motion.
7.
This sign means:
illinois yield road sign
Yield the right-of-way.
No passing zone.
Reduction in lanes.
8.
To help others see you when daylight begins to fade, you should use your:
Parking lights.
Low beam headlights.
Emergency flashers.
9.
Within how many feet is a driver required to dim their high beams before meeting another vehicle?
250 feet
400 feet
500 feet
10.
If a motorist sees pedestrians in an upcoming crosswalk, what should the motorist do?
Continue ahead. The motorist has the right-of-way.
Wait for the pedestrians to cross the street.
Pull to the right and go around the pedestrians.
11.
If you want to enter the freeway but you don't see a gap in traffic, you should:
Maintain your speed and force the other drivers to create a gap.
Slow down on the ramp to wait for a gap.
Stop at the end of the ramp to wait for a gap.
12.
The road surface of a bridge may be dangerous in winter because it may remain icy after the rest of the roadway is clear.
True
False
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