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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. Drinking alcohol affects:
Your coordination.
Your vision.
All of the above.
2. If the entrance lane is too short to allow acceleration to expressway speed, you should:
reduce your speed to 15 MPH or less and blend with traffic.
enter the expressway and accelerate quickly.
stop and wait for a large space in traffic.
3. This road sign means:
hill sign
Trucks merging from the right
Hill ahead
Keep left
4. Road signs that point out scenic areas and parks are:
green and white.
brown and white.
black and orange.
5. Defensive driving is the operation of a motor vehicle in a manner that is likely to endanger persons or property.
6. The sign in the picture:
maximum recommended speed sign
Is used to advise motorists of the maximum safe speed for an exit ramp on a highway.
Shows the recommended speed for the exit of an intersection.
indicates the minimum ramp speed at the highway exit point.
7. Drivers in a funeral procession should:
have their headlights and hazard lights turned on.
yield the right of way to all vehicles in the procession.
pass other vehicles in the procession.
8. Passing on a two-lane, two-way road is not allowed:
within 500 feet of an intersection or railroad crossing.
in an area marked by a broken yellow line on your side of the center of the road.
when a vehicle has stopped at an intersection to allow a pedestrian to cross.
9. Unless otherwise posted, the speed limit on interstates and tollways is:
55 MPH.
70 MPH.
45 MPH.
10. This road sign means:
slippery road sign
Steep downgrade
Slippery when wet
Work work ahead
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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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