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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. This sign indicates:
cross road sign
a church zone ahead.
a side road.
a cross road.
2. For protection, motorcyclists are required to:
wear approved helmets.
signal turns, lane changes and stops.
keep their headlights and taillights on at all times.
3. This regulatory road sign indicates that:
slower traffic keep right
Slower vehicles traveling on multiple lane highways must stay in the right lane.
The right hand lane is reserved for buses and car-pool vehicles.
Vehicles must slow down and stay in the right lane.
4. This road sign means:
hill sign
Trucks have the right-of-way
Trucks merging from the right
5. This sign warns drivers that:
winding road sign
they must turn either to the right or left.
there is a double curve ahead.
there is a winding road ahead.
6. What should you do if you see smoke come from under the hood?
Pull off the road and park your vehicle. Turn off the ignition, get away from the car and call the fire department.
Call the fire department and then pull off the road and park your vehicle.
Try to fight the fire yourself.
7. What is the first thing you should do if your wheels move off the pavement?
Pull over to the right and sound your horn to warn the other drivers.
Ease your foot off the gas pedal and brake gently.
Pull the steering wheel back.
8. When you pass another vehicle, before you return to the right lane, you must:
look at your interior rear-view mirror.
All of the above.
9. What is the meaning of blue traffic signs?
Blue indicates road user services.
 A blue background indicates a regulatory sign.
They give directional information.
10. BAC is expressed in:
percentage of blood to alcohol.
percentage of alcohol to blood.
ounces of alcohol in your blood.
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TN DMV Written Test

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