2022 Illinois Permit Test 6

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 driver must slow down in a school zone:

Explanation
Drivers must reduce their speed to 20 mph in a school zone on school days between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m., when children are present, and where signs are posted.

2. This is the shape and color of a ____ sign.

georgia-yield
Explanation
Downward-facing triangular signs mean drivers must yield. When approaching a yield sign, slow down to a speed that is reasonable for existing conditions and stop if necessary. If you must stop, do so at a marked stop line, if it exists.

3. If you approach a flashing red traffic light, you:

maryland-flashing red light
Explanation
Treat a flashing red light the same as a stop sign. Come to a complete stop at the stop line or, if there is no stop line, prior to the crosswalk and before entering the intersection. Yield to all other traffic and pedestrians.

4. You should not start across an intersection if you know you will block the intersection when the light turns red:

Explanation
Even if the signal is green, you must not enter an intersection unless you can get completely across before the light turns red. If you block the intersection, you can be cited.

5. When experiencing a tire blowout, the driver should apply the brakes quickly and pull off the roadway to check the tire.

Explanation
If you experience a tire blowout, you should ease your foot off the gas pedal, keep a firm grasp on the steering wheel, pull safely off the roadway, and check the tires. You should not brake suddenly.

6. It is permissible to make a right turn against a red signal light after stopping and yielding to other vehicles and pedestrians.

Explanation
A driver may make a right turn at a red light unless there is a sign prohibiting it. Before turning, they must come to a complete stop and yield to other drivers and to pedestrians.

7. 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.

8. This road sign means:

georgia-stop
Explanation
An octagonal sign always means stop. When approaching a stop sign, you must come to a complete stop at the marked stop line and proceed only when it is safe to do so. If there is no stop line, stop before the crosswalk. If there is no crosswalk, stop before the intersection at a point from which you can see oncoming traffic.

9. If you are facing a green traffic light but the intersection ahead is blocked by traffic, you should:

Explanation
Even if you are facing a green traffic light, do not start across the intersection if there are other vehicles blocking your way. If you are caught in the intersection when the light changes to red, your vehicle will block cross traffic. You can get a ticket for blocking an intersection.

10. This road sign means:

georgia-reduction of lanes
Explanation
A warning sign is usually yellow with black markings. This sign warns that the number of lanes ahead is reduced and that traffic will need to merge to the left.

11. Driving more slowly than surrounding traffic is:

Explanation
Driving more slowly than other traffic can be dangerous. Drivers behind you may become impatient and will be tempted to take dangerous risks to pass you.

12. When you see this sign, you should stop and:

california-stop
Explanation
At a stop sign, you must come to a full stop and check for traffic in all directions before proceeding.
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