Illinois Permit Test No. 1 - Passing score: 80%
Familiarize yourself with the Illinois DMV permit test. We'll show you what you need to learn and how to master the real thing. You'll be ready in no time.
The passing score in Illinois is 80%. It means you should answer at least 28 out of 35 questions correctly to pass this practice test. The safest tactic, however, is to aim for a full score. Take as many tests as you need to feel comfortable with all answers. Learn by your mistakes. If needed, use the DMV Rules of the Road and read up on the facts.
What You Must Know for Your Illinois Written Test
The Illinois manual Rules of the Road contains everything you need to learn for your Illinois permit test. There is a focus on Illinois traffic laws, safety practices, and crash prevention tips.Since you must take a written exam every 8 years, unless you manage to drive without getting a traffic convictions, it's a good idea to keep up to date with the contents of the Rules of the Road at all times. Get a fresh copy now and then, even after you have your license.
Multiple-choice and True-or-false
Unlike many other states, Illinois uses true-or-false questions, which makes it easier to guess if don't have a clue about the answer. Illinois also has the lowest failure rate of all states in USA (below 10%). So, your chances of passing are good.
The written test will also ask you to Identify traffic signs by shape, color or symbol. Don't forget to study shapes and colors! 15 test questions address traffic signs and the remaining 20 will either be multiple-choice or true-false questions about rules and safe driving.
Each practice test at Driver's Prep has 35 questions, but the number of questions about traffic signs varies (there can be more than 15 questions - or less.)
You must also identify different traffic light signals and pavement markings.
Illinois Permit Test Questions on YouTube
Looking for the Real Test Questions and Their Answers?
Most first-time test takers do. Failure rates in Illinois are, however, extremely low when you compare to other states. By reading the handbook Rules of the Road, learning all the road signs, and focus on understanding how to be safe on the road, you will be fine!
Second to reading the handbook, practice tests are your best option. Take plenty of them!
Found an Error?
Even if all test questions and answers are carefully reviewed and verified against the Illinois Rules of the Road and State laws, there is always a risk of errors in a test when rules change. Let us know if you find something we have missed in our practice tests and we will correct it! (The link below opens in a new tab or window!)