2022 Illinois Permit Test 5

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. A curb painted red means:

Explanation
You may not stop, stand, or park at a red-painted curb.

2. A pentagon-shaped sign is a:

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Explanation
A five-sided sign is used to alert drivers to a school zone. Some pentagonal signs specifically indicate crosswalks within school zones where children or other pedestrians may be present.

3. A blood alcohol concentration of 0.02 percent:

Explanation
Every 0.02 percent increase in blood alcohol concentration nearly doubles a driver's risk of being in a fatal crash.

4. This sign shows one type of:

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Explanation
Warning signs are usually yellow with black markings. This sign warns that your current road ends at an intersection straight ahead. Slow down and prepare to yield or stop before turning right or left.

5. This sign means:

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Explanation
Warning signs are usually yellow with black markings. This sign alerts drivers to where pedestrians may be crossing. If a pedestrian is crossing in a crosswalk marked with this sign, drivers must stop and remain stopped until the pedestrian is no longer in the crosswalk.

6. This sign tells a driver that:

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Explanation
This sign warns that there is a flag person ahead. Always follow directions given by a flagger. Flaggers normally wear orange or yellow vests, yellow-green shirts, or bright jackets. They use paddles and red flags to direct traffic through the work zone and to let workers or construction vehicles cross the road.

7. When you see this sign, you should:

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Explanation
Warning signs alert drivers to upcoming hazards and are usually yellow with black markings. This sign warns drivers about potential traffic merging into their lane from the right.

8. 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.

9. Only vehicles displaying special plates or parking placards for persons with disabilities may park in spaces reserved for them by an official sign.

Explanation
A parking space marked by a "Reserved Parking for Persons with Disabilities" sign may only be used by vehicles that display Persons with Disabilities license plates, Disabled Veteran license plates, and/or disabled parking placards.

10. While in a motor vehicle on a highway, it is:

Explanation
It is illegal to operate a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. Neither drivers nor passengers may possess an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle while it is in operation.

11. What is the penalty for being convicted of illegally passing a stopped school bus?

Explanation
A conviction for passing a stopped school bus with flashing lights and its stop arm extended will result in the suspension of an individual’s driver license. If the owner of the vehicle was not driving when the offense occurred, they must provide the State’s Attorney’s Office with the name of the person driving the vehicle or their vehicle registration will be suspended for three months.

12. At dawn or dusk and in rain or snow, it can be hard to see and be seen. A good way to let other drivers know you are there is to turn:

Explanation
You must use your headlights at any time when conditions prevent you from seeing other vehicles and when it may be difficult for other drivers to see you. Always use your low beam headlights if weather conditions require you to use your windshield wipers.
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