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You need a Tennessee driver’s license or learner’s permit if you want to drive on Tennessee streets and highways. To qualify for a Class D license, you must be at least 16 years of age, and must pass a vision screening, knowledge test, and driving test. The TN DMV written test covers the contents of the Tennessee Driver's Handbook, and includes questions on road rules, road signs and signals, and safe driving practices. The Tennessee DMV test consists of 30 questions, and you must score 80% or higher (at least 24 correct answers) to pass. Practice with this sample DMV test to familiarize yourself with the format of the Tennessee written test.
1. Pentagonal signs are used to indicate:
possible hazards on roadways.
no passing zones.
school crossings.
2. To avoid glare from the headlights of an approaching car:
don't look directly into the oncoming headlights, look toward the right edge of your lane.
stay focused on the center line on the road.
flash your high beams.
3. Implied Consent Law means that:
road signs, markings and signals present are implicitly valid even if not present.
if asked by an officer, you will take a test to determine alcohol or drug content in your blood.
you may refuse to field sobriety tests.
4. If your car becomes disabled on a highway, you should:
stop in the right lane.
park with all four wheels off the highway, if possible.
stop where you are.
5. To reduce their chances of colliding with an animal, drivers should:
Scan the sides of the road to watch for the reflection of vehicle headlights in the eyes of animals.
Look well down the road and far off to each side.
All of the above.
6. Road signs that point out scenic areas and parks are:
green and white.
brown and white.
black and orange.
7. A flashing yellow light means:
The light will soon change from green to red.
Yield the right-of-way to other traffic at the intersection.
Drive with caution.
8. If you remain in the back blind spot of a large vehicle:
you can reduce fuel consumption.
you increase the chance of a crash.
the large vehicle will take much longer to stop.
9. Green and white signs:
warn drivers of unexpected road conditions.
give information about directions and distances.
are mainly used at intersections and driveways.
10. This road sign means:
slippery road sign
Road curves ahead
Detour ahead
Slow down, slippery when wet
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TN DMV Written Test Facts

Number of questions: 30
Correct answers to pass:24
Passing score:80%
Minimum age to apply: 15
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