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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. A railroad crossbuck sign should be treated the same as a yield sign.
2. Examples of proper glass maintenance include:
Replacing worn wiper blades.
Keeping your windows clean and clear.
All of the above.
3. Regulatory signs are ____ rectangles with ____ letters or symbols.
green; white
white; black
yellow; black
4. In Illinois motorists may NOT drive on a sidewalk except when it's part of a driveway.
5. What should you do if your headlights suddenly go out?
Brake immediately and activate your emergency lights.
Ease your foot off the gas pedal and brake gently.
Use your emergency lights, parking lights or directional signals.
6. Regulatory signs are:
7. Alcohol is the single greatest factor in fatal crashes.
8. What should you do when an aggressive driver confronts you?
Make eye contact.
Avoid eye contact with the aggressive driver.
Challenge the aggressive driver with increased speed.
9. What does this sign indicate?
parallel railroad crossing
Parallel railroad crossing (side road)
Low ground clearance railroad crossing
Parallel railroad crossing (crossroad)
10. This road sign means:
bicycle crossing sign
Bicycle parking ahead
Watch for bicycles
Bicycles are not allowed in this area
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IL DMV Knowledge Test

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