2022 Illinois Permit Test 8

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. At a red traffic light with a green arrow, you may proceed in the direction of the arrow if:

Explanation
If you are in a lane corresponding to a signal displaying a green arrow, you may proceed in the direction of the arrow when the way is clear. This is true whether the arrow is displayed alone or together with another signal.

2. When approaching a railroad crossing that has no warning signals (such as electric flashing lights or gates), a driver should slow down, look, and listen.

Explanation
If a railroad crossing has no warning devices or only a crossbuck sign, you should slow down, look in both directions of the track, and listen for a train or railroad equipment. Only proceed with caution across the tracks when it is safe to do so.

3. You should increase the distance between your vehicle and the vehicle ahead when you:

Explanation
When being tailgated, create extra space in front of your vehicle and do not brake suddenly. Slow down gradually or merge into another lane to prevent a collision with the tailgater.

4. This yellow warning sign means:

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Explanation
This sign is placed on roads near schools to warn drivers to slow down, drive with caution, and watch for children.

5. An individual’s driving privileges may be suspended under which of the following conditions?

Explanation
If you are over age 21, your license may be suspended for one year in the event that you are twice convicted within a one-year period of illegally transporting alcohol.

6. If a driver is arrested and refuses to submit to testing, driving privileges will be suspended for only three months.

Explanation
If a driver refuses to submit to chemical testing, driving privileges will be suspended for one year. If a driver under age 21 refuses to submit to testing, their driving privileges will be suspended for 6 months.

7. This sign means:

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Explanation
This sign indicates that a divided highway begins ahead. Keep to the right of the median divider.

8. After a train clears a crossing that has flashing signals, drivers may proceed only after the lights have stopped flashing and no second train is coming on another track.

Explanation
At a railroad crossing, a driver may proceed only after the gate is all the way up, the lights are no longer flashing, or the flagger has signaled traffic to proceed. A driver should visually check all the tracks for any additional oncoming trains or railroad equipment before proceeding.

9. When you see this yellow sign, you should:

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Explanation
A five-sided sign indicates that you are near a school. Be aware and stop if children are in the crosswalk.

10. If moving with a stream of vehicles across a railroad track, it is safe to stop on the track for a short period of time.

Explanation
It is prohibited to stop, stand, or park on a railroad track. You should never cross railroad tracks unless there is room for your entire vehicle on the other side of tracks.

11. An orange sign means drivers should be alert, adjust their speed, and be prepared to stop if necessary.

Explanation
Orange is used for warning signs generally used in construction or maintenance areas. These signs alert a driver to possible dangers ahead due to construction and maintenance projects. Drivers must slow down and proceed with caution when entering construction zones.

12. If a truck or bus is making a right turn where you also need to make a right turn, you should:

Explanation
If you try to insert your vehicle between a turning truck or bus and a curb, you may suffer a serious crash. To avoid a collision, do not turn until the truck or bus has completed its turn.
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