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When applying for an Illinois driver’s license, you may be required to complete a vision screening, as well as written and driving exams. The IL DMV practice permit test covers the contents of the Illinois Driver's Handbook. It requires you to identify traffic signs, signals and pavement markings, and answer questions about traffic laws, driving and safety rules, vehicle equipment and crash prevention. The Illinois DMV written test consists of 35 questions, 15 of which will address traffic sign identification. To pass the test, you must correctly answer at least 28 questions.
1. When a driver has their left arm and hand extended downward, the driver plans to:
hand signal slow stop
start up.
turn left.
2. This sign warns drivers of:
narrow bridge sign
low clearance.
a low place in the road.
a narrow bridge ahead.
3. All constructions zones in Illinois are no passing zones.
4. Roads are most slippery:
when it stops raining.
just before it rains.
when it first starts to rain.
5. When they see this sign, drivers:
slippery road sign
should be prepared to make sharp turns at a high speed.
need to be prepared to turn right and then left quickly.
should not speed up or brake quickly.
6. The first sign drivers see when approaching a highway-rail intersection is usually:
a crossbuck sign.
a speed limit sign.
an advance warning sign.
7. What do flashing red lights on a school bus indicate?
The bus is stopped to load or discharge passengers.
Traffic that approaches from either direction may proceed.
The bus is about to stop.
8. The yield sign means:
yield sign
Go. The light will soon be red.
If the way is clear, you may move forward slowly without stopping.
Stop if you can.
9. ABS is the acronym for:
Anti-lock Brake System.
Anti-Braking System.
Asphalt-Braking System.
10. At intersections marked with stop lines, drivers must:
signal other vehicles to stop.
slow down and enter the intersection.
come to a complete stop.
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IL DMV Written Test Facts

Number of questions: 35
Correct answers to pass:28
Passing score:80%
Signs questions:15
Minimum age to apply: 15
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