Driving Practice Test


From the shores of Lake Michigan to the southern tip of the state, Illinois has a lot to see and do. To take advantage of everything the state has to offer, you'll need a driver's license. This test provides practice Illinois driving tests to help you on your journey. Specifically, this site is designed to help you practice for the Illinois written exam so that you are ready to pass it on your first try. The official Illinois Secretary of State written road examination consists of 35 questions and candidates must answer 28 questions correctly to pass. Click the "Start Test" button below to begin our Illinois driver's license practice test, there is no time limit.

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Which of the following are true about Illinois's speed limits?

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The penalty for being convicted of illegally passing a stopped school bus is:

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You will receive a notice regarding your plates around ___ days prior to expiring from the Secretary of State.

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Your driver's license can be cancelled when:

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When a training is approaching, all vehicles are required to stop within _____ feet of the nearest rail of the railroad crossing.

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A flashing red traffic light indicates:

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An individual will be denied the ability to apply for a license if they are under 18 and convicted of driving without a license ____

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When a traffic control signal is non-operational you should:

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This sign that is white and square shaped with black/red symbols indicates what?

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Do you need to stop for a school bus with flashing red signals that is stopped on the opposite side of a four-lane highway?

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This circular yellow sign with black markings identifies what?

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When approaching a traffic control signal that is not operational, a driver should:

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The _____ department keeps record of your traffic violations and crashes while a resident of Illinois

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You are required to successfully complete a driver remedial education course to regain your driving privileges if your license was suspended prior to age ____

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Until the youth driver reaches the age of ____, the parent who gave the initial consent for the drive may revoke said consent for any reason.

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This sign indicates:

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You are turning right on a red signal. Just as you are about to turn, a pedestrian starts to cross the road you want to enter. What should you do here?

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At a steady yellow traffic signal you must:

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Can you pass a school bus that has stopped for passengers?

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If you are involved in a crash with an unattended vehicle you must:

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Can you proceed straight through an intersection when you have a green signal?

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You should ____ when passing a slow moving vehicle.

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You must use your headlights when:

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The normal speed range for slow-moving vehicles is:

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You should _____ if the gates are lowered at a railroad crossing for a long time and no train passes.

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The speed limit in an Illinois school zone is:

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This sign indicates:

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You should ___ when approaching a bicyclist from behind.

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Driving privileges may be suspended under which of the following conditions:

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Which of the following is true about lawful parking?

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When the traffic signal light turns read when you are within an intersection waiting to make a left turn, what should you do?

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You must keep the following distance when parking close to a fire hydrant:

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What does this white, rectangular sign with black lettering and symbol indicate?

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The roadways are most slippery when:

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This yellow diamond shaped sign with black symbols indicates what?

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Drivers License

How To Get A Illinois Drivers License

In Illinois, driver’s licenses are administered by the Illinois Secretary of State. Applicants who are 15 years of age in Illinois may undertake the Graduated Driver License Program. Parental or legal guardians must consent to those obtaining the permit. This with a permit must be enrolled in a driver’s education program, pass a vision test and a written test. Drivers can only drive during the following times: Sun.-Thurs., 10 p.m.-6 a.m.; Fri.-Sat., 11 p.m.-6 a.m. (local curfews may differ) Drivers must practice for at least 50 hours, including 10 hours at night, supervised by a parent or adult who is at least 21 years of age. The permit is valid for 2 years, and must be held for a minimum of 9 months. Permit drivers must have a clean driving record during their learning period.

Drivers who are the ages of 16 to 17 must undergo an Initial Licensing Phase. Those that have logged their 50 hours of driving time must have this time certified by their parents or legal guardians. They also must have completed their driver’s education course. They must also have driving hours restrictions Sun.-Thurs., 10 p.m.-6 a.m.; Fri.-Sat., 11 p.m.-6 a.m. (local curfews may differ).Once drivers have a license, for the first 12 months of driving, or when the driver turns 18, they can only have one passenger who is under the age of 20, unless that passenger is a sibling, stepsibling, child or step child of the driver.

Those applicants who are between the ages of 18 and 20 may possess a driver’s license in the Full Licensing phase. Those drivers who did not take a certified driver’s education course must take a 6 hour adult driver education course. Additionally, those drivers under the age of 19 may not use a cell phone while driving unless it is an emergency.

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How To Pass the Illinois Driver's License Test

As you prepare for your driver’s test, some helpful things to keep in mind:

  • Be sure to take some free online Illinois DMV practice tests prior to your written exam. Being familiar with the types of questions you'll see will help you perform on exam day.
  • Take detailed notes during your Illinois driver's training course and study them often.

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  • Spend as much time as you can behind the wheel with your learner's permit and spend time driving where your test will take place to become familiar with road signs, speed limits, hazards, etc.
  • Practice parking and backing up for your road skills test
  • Study the Illinois Rules of the Road

Additional Information

Information on the Illinois Secretary of State

The Illinois Secretary of State is responsible for testing student drivers and licensing all drivers.

Find the Illinois DMV location nearest you:

You can schedule your licensing exam or get more information by contacting them here:

Phone:  217.782.6212

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