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Illinois driver's examination

(From the 2018 Illinois driver handbook)
Number of tests: 8
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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1.
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.
True
False
2.
Alcohol is the single greatest common factor in fatal motor vehicle crashes.
True
False
3.
This white sign means you should not pass other vehicles:
Until after you pass the sign.
Unless it seems safe to do so.
For any reason.
4.
It is permissible to pass on a two-lane two-way roadway within 100 feet of an intersection or railroad crossing.
True
False
5.
If a vehicle starts to skid on water, the driver should quickly apply the brakes.
True
False
6.
This road sign means:
Drive with caution and be ready to stop.
You must come to a complete stop.
Stop, if necessary.
7.
How should a driver proceed if, while within an intersection waiting to make a left turn, the traffic signal light turns red?
Wait in the intersection until the light turns green.
Yield to oncoming traffic and complete the turn.
Make sure it is clear, then back up from the intersection.
8.
This sign means:
Do not enter.
Stop ahead.
Roadwork or maintenance is present.
9.
This sign means:
Stop.
Merge.
Upcoming change in direction.
10.
While driving at night, a vehicle coming toward you has its high beams on, making it hard for you to see the road ahead. You should:
Look ahead toward the left edge of your lane.
Look ahead toward the right edge of your lane.
Look straight ahead in your lane.
11.
If you park facing uphill where there is no curb, set the parking brake and:
Turn your wheels toward the edge of the road.
Turn your wheels away from the edge of the road.
Keep your wheels facing straight.
12.
From top to bottom, the following is the proper order for traffic lights:
Red, yellow, green.
Red, green, yellow.
Green, red, yellow.
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