Illinois Driver's License Exam

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True or false: Your car must have a horn that can be heard from a distance of 200 feet. (ch. 12)

false (they will be suspended for one year)

True or false: If a driver is arrested and refuses to submit to testing, driving privileges will be suspended for three months. (ch. 6)

c

A, B or C: For what distance should a continuous turn signal be given when making a left or right turn in a business or residential district? A) Not less than 50 feet before turning, B) Not less than 75 feet before turning, C) Not less than 100 feet before turning. (ch. 4)

true

True or false: When approaching a railroad crossing that has no warning signals (such as electrick flashing lights or gates), a driver should look, listen and slow down. (ch. 11)

true

True or false: A driver must give the right or left turn signal when changing lands. (ch. 4)

false (solid yellow lines on 2-lane roads are "No Passing" lines)

True or false: Drivers may pass on a two-lane roadway marked with single solid yellow line on their side of the center line. (ch. 10)

true

True or false: In order to obtain court supervision for a traffic violation, a minor must appear in court with a parent/legal guardian and attend a traffic safety school. (ch. 3)

false (check there is enough room for the vehicle on the otherside before advancing)

True or false: 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. (ch. 11)

false (you will fail if you violate any traffic law or dangerous action)

True or false: A driver may commit one traffic law violation during the driving portion of the driver's license exam and pass. (ch. 2)

false (moving out of an alley or building, drivers must stop completely)

True or false: In urban areas, drivers moving out of an alley, building, private road or driveway need not come to a complete stop before entering the roadway if the roadway is clear of traffic. (ch. 4)

false (allow at least 3 to 4 seconds following distance behind a motorcycle)

True or false: A driver does not need to allow as much distance when following a motorcycle as when following a car. (ch. 5)

true

True or false: A merge sign means drivers should be prepared to change lanes or allow other traffic to come into their lane. (ch. 9)

b

A, B or C: How should a driver proceed if within an intersection waiting to make aleft turn and the traffic signal light turns read? A) Wait in the intersection until the light turns green, B) Yield to oncoming traffic and finish the turn. C) Make sure it is clear, then back up from the intersection. (ch. 4)

true

True or false: The three-second rule helps the driver determine a safe following distance. (ch. 11)

false (you may not pass on the shoulder)

True or false: A driver may pass another vehicle by driving on the shoulder of the road. (ch. 4)

true

True or false: When on a two-lane roadway, drivers must stop their vehicles when approaching a stopped school bus with its red warning lights flashing and its stop signal arm extended. (ch. 4)

true

True or false: Drivers who become stranded in blizzard conditions should remain in their vehicles. (ch. 11)

true

True or false: Before a driver can regain driving privileges after losing them because of an unsatisfied judgement suspension resulting from failure to pay for the damages from a crash, the driver must file proof of financial responsibility with the Secretary of State's office. (ch. 7)

true

True or false: Unless authorized to do so, drivers may not break into the line of a funeral procession. (ch. 4)

false (Passing not allowed within 100 feet of an intersection or railroad crossing)

True or false: It is permissible to pass on a two-lane, two-way roadway within 100 feet of an intersection or railroad crossing. (ch. 4)

c

A, B or C: An individual's driving privileges may be suspended under which of the following conditions? A) Three reckless driving offenses in 12 months, B) Drag or street racing, C) Illegally transporting alcohol twice in 12 months by a person over age 21. (ch. 8)

true

True or false: Drivers must yield to pedestrians in an unmarked crosswalk. (ch. 4)

c

A, B or C: Within how many feet is a driver required to dim the headlights before meeting another vehicle? A) 250 feet, B) 400 feet, C) 500 feet. (ch. 12)

b

A, B or C: What is the only effective way to remove alcohol from the body? A) Strong coffee, B) Time, C) Cold shower. (ch. 6)

true

True or false: When an authorized vehicle using its sirents and flashing lights approaches a vehicle, the driver should pull to the right-hand edge of the raodway and wait for the emergency vehcle to pass. (ch. 4)

false (you may go after yeilding to pedestrians and vehicles in the intersection)

True or false: If a traffic light shows both a red light and a green arrow, a driver may not turn in the direction of the arrow until the red light has changed. (ch. 10)

false (ease off the gas, steer into the direction of the skid until you regain traction, then straighten)

True or false: If a vehicle starts to skid, the driver should gently apply the brakes and steer in the opposite direction of the skid. (ch. 11)

true

True or false: When following a truck at night, it is important to dim your headlights. (ch. 5)

true

True or false: An orange sign means drivers should be alert, adjust their speed and be prepared to stop if necessary. (ch. 9)

false (slow vehicles must use the right hand lane)

True or false: Slow vehicles should use the left-hand lane except when passing or making a left turn. (ch. 4)

false (try to regain control - otherwise release the accelerator and ride out the skid)

True or false: If a vehicle starts to skid on water (hydroplane), the driver should quickly apply the brakes. (ch. 11)

false (headsets a not permitted, except hearing aids and single-sided piece for hands-free phone)

True or false: It is permissible for anyone to wear a headset while driving. (ch. 4)

true

True or false: The road surface of a bridge may be dangerous in winter because it may remain icy after the rest of the roadway is clear. (ch. 11)

a

A, B or C: All vehicles are required to stop within how many feet of the enarest rail of a railroad crossing when a train is approaching? A) between 15 and 50 feet, B) between 5 and 10 feet, c) 10 feet.(ch. 4)

false (ease your foot off the gas pedal and keep a firm grasp of the steering wheel. Do not brake suddenly)

True or false: When experiencing a tire blowout, the driver should apply the brakes quickly and pull off the roadway to check the tire. (ch. 11)

a

A, B or C: What should a driver do when approaching a traffic control signal that is not in operation? A) Come to a full stop and yeild the right-of-way before entering the intersection, B) If the intersection is clear, the driver does not need to stop, C) Drive quickly through the intersection to get out of the way of other vehicles. (ch. 10)

true

True or false: Drivers who have vision restrictions noted on their driver's licence must always wear glasses or contacts when driving. (ch. 2)

true

True or false: When passing another vehicle, a driver should wait until the entire car the driver just passed is visible in the rearview mirror before turning back into the right-hand lane. (ch. 4)

true

True or false: When approaching a stop sign that is not marked by a crosswalk, drivers should stop their vehicles before entering the intersection. (ch. 9)

true

True or false: After making a proper stop and yielding to traffic or pedestrians within the intersection, it is permissible for drivers on a one-way street to turn left at a red light onto another one-way street that moves traffic to the left. (ch. 4)

false (only allowed 1 passenger under 20)

True or false: During the Initial Licensing Phase, a teen driver is allowed only two passengers under age 20 in the vehicle during the first 12 months of licensing. (ch. 3)

false (you must yeild to vehicles in the intersection, even after light turns green)

True or false: A driver may proceeed immediately when waiting at an intersection and the traffic signal light turns green. (ch. 4)

b

A, B or C: What should drivers do when approaching a construction area? A) Increase their speed to get out of the way quickly, B) Slow down and yield the right-of-way, C) Honk their horn several times to alert individuals working in the area of their presence. (ch. 4)

true

True or false: It is permissible to make a right turn against a red signal light after stopping and yielding to other vehicles and pedestrians. (ch. 4)

true

True or false: Regardless of fault, a crash report must be filed by the driver of a vehicle if the crash involves death, bodily injury or property damage of more than $1500 (or more than $500 if the vehicle is uninsured) (ch. 7)

c

A, B or C: Speed should be reduced below the posted speed limit for which of the following reason? A) Driver is driving in unfavourable weather conditions, B) Driver is approaching and crossing an intersection, C) Both of the above. (ch. 4)

true

True or false: Drivers may open car doors on the side on which traffic is moving only when it can be done safely and without interfering with traffic. (ch. 4)

true

True or false: Only vehicles having special plates or parking placards and carrying persons with disabilities may park in spaces reserved for them by an official PARKING FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES sign. (ch. 4)

true

True or false: If arrested with a blood-alcohol concentration of 0.8 percent or more, an individual's driving privileges will be suspended for at least six months. (ch. 6)

true

True or false: Drivers whose licenses have been revoked as a result of DUI must meet several requirements, including undergoing an evaluation for alcohol and drug problems and paying a reinstatement fee, to regain their licenses. (ch. 6)

true

True or false: after a train clears a crossing that has flashing signals, drivers may proceed after checking for a second train on another track. (ch. 11)

a

A, B or C: What is the penalty for being convicted of illegally passing a stopped school bus? A) Driving privileges or vehicle registration will be suspended and a $150 fine, B) 60-day suspension of driving privileges, C) $30 fine and 14-day suspension of driving privileges. (ch. 4)

true

True or false: If the front right wheel of a vehicle runs off the pavement, a driver should ease off the accelerator, brake gently and gently steer back onto the pavement. (ch. 11)

true

True or false: Headlights must be lighted from sunset to sunrise. (ch. 12)

true

True or false: When a motorist is turning right and a bicyclist is approaching on the right, let the bicyclist go through the intersection first before making a right turn. (ch. 5)

true

True or false: It is illegal for persons under age 21 to drive with any trace of alcohol or drugs in their systems. (ch. 6)

true

True or false: A licensed driver in the State of Illinois is required by law to notify the Secretary of State's office within 10 days of a change of address by writing to the office, visiting a Driver Services facility or accessing the Secretary of State Web site. (ch. 1)

true

True or false: Illinois law requires that headlights be illuminated when atmospheric conditions require the use of winshield wipers. (ch. 11)

false (use headlights on dim or foglights)

True or false: If driving during foggy weather, a driver should turn on the vehicle's high-beam headlights to increase the field of vision. (ch. 11)

true

True or false: Driving privileges may be revoked for giving false information to the Secretary of State. (ch. 8)

true

True or false: Motorcyclists are entitled to use the full width of a traffic lane; therefore, a driver should pass a motorcycle the same way a driver would pass another vehicle. (ch. 5)

a

A, B or C: When must a driver slow down for a school zone? A) On school days between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. when children are present and signs are posted, B) On weekends, C) Only during recess. (ch. 4)

true

True or false: A parent of legal guardian may request that the driver's licence of a minor be cancelled at any time prior to age 18. (ch. 3)

true

True or false: Most rear-end collisions are caused by the vehicle in the back following too closely. (ch. 11)

true

True or false: Alcohol is the single greatest factor in fatal motor vehicle crashes. (ch. 6)

true

True or false: A railroad crossbuck sign should be treated the same as a yield sign. (ch. 10)

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