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Let’s get ready for your Tennessee DMV Permit Test

This Tennessee DMV practice exam has been updated for 2022 and includes 40 questions from the official 2022 TN Driver Handbook. This practice exam will help you prepare for the 30-question knowledge component of the Tennessee driving test. A score of 80 percent requires 24 accurate answers. You may take the test at any of Tennessee’s Driver License Service Centers. The test has four parts: 25% is about intoxicating drugs, 25% is about traffic signs and signals, 25% is about Tennessee’s regulations of the road, and 25% is about safe driving. If you are under 18 and pass the eyesight screening, you may get your learner’s permit after completing the DMV exam. That’s 12 months. Tennessee has a GDL statute. A learner’s permit at 15, an intermediate restricted license at 16, or a year following your intermediate restricted license, and a full driver’s license at 18.

Car Practice Tests

Easy

200 questions

Complete: 0/200

The best place to start. This DMV permit test has road rules related questions, each with detailed explanations to help you truly learn the concepts, rather than just memorizing them. Each test is designed to be exactly like the real one. Feel free to take them as many times as you’d like, then move on to the marathon test.

Practice test 1

Questions: 1-40

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Practice test 2

Questions: 41-80

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Practice test 3

Questions: 81-120

Correct: 0/40 Start
Practice test 4

Questions: 121-160

Correct: 0/40 Start
Practice test 5

Questions: 161-200

Correct: 0/40 Start
Easy Marathon

Your last step before moving to the Road Signs section. Practice all the road rules questions at once.

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Hard

200 questions

Complete: 0/200

Once you’ve gotten the basic road rules down – it’s time to practice a more difficult topic. These road signs practice tests will go over road signs and other tricky topics. Take the practice permit tests as many times as it takes to get a perfect score!

Practice test 1

Questions: 1-40

Correct: 0/40 Start
Practice test 2

Questions: 41-80

Correct: 0/40 Start
Practice test 3

Questions: 81-120

Correct: 0/40 Start
Practice test 4

Questions: 121-160

Correct: 0/40 Start
Practice test 5

Questions: 161-200

Correct: 0/40 Start
Hard Marathon

Your last step before moving to the fines and limits section. Practice all the road signs questions at once.

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Expert

80 questions

Complete: 0/80

Finally starting to get the hang of it? Then it’s time to take the hardest permit tests. These are the most difficult topics that will go over the limits and fines as outlined in the AL Driver Handbook. || Don’t get caught by surprise on the day of your exam! Make sure you practice the most difficult questions!

Practice test 1

Questions: 1-40

Correct: 0/40 Start
Practice test 2

Questions: 41-80

Correct: 0/40 Start
Expert Marathon

Your last step before moving to the fines and limits section. Practice all the limits and fines questions at once.

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Exam Simulator

Random 40 Questions

The Grand Finale. The exam simulator mimics the experience of a DMV exam, pulling random questions from a huge database. It has the same number of questions and the same passing score as your actual exam.

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Who is required to hold a Tennessee driver's license?
Every Tennessee citizen who intends to drive a car.
Who is exempt from holding a Tennessee driver's license?
Anyone serving in the military
Agricultural equipment and its operators briefly used a roadway;
A valid out-of-state driver's license is required for every non-resident of the state.
If a non-US citizen is working in Tennessee for six months and has a valid out-of-country driving license, he or she is eligible to apply for a TN driver's license.
Course participants certified by the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security to become licensed drivers.
Who is not eligible for a Tennessee driver's license?
If you have a suspended or revoked Tennessee driver's license, you cannot get a new one.
any state in which your license is presently suspended or revoked
The Commissioner has found that you are not capable of safely operating a motor vehicle.
whenever requested, you have failed to provide evidence of your automobile insurance or financial accountability.
you are under the age of 18 and have not yet graduated from high school;
under the age of 18 and not making "sufficient progress" in your academic studies
You are unable to show that you are a US citizen, a Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR), or a lawful resident of the United States.
What is the age requirement to obtain a driver's license in Tennessee?
18 years old.
Which documents are required to apply for a driver's license in Tennessee?
Documentation showing that you are either a United States citizen or a legal permanent resident of the country;
A combination of primary and secondary evidence of one's identification.
Documentation proving the existence of any name changes;
evidence of two-year TN abode
An individual's Social Security Number.
If you are under 18, you must also provide
Financial responsibility for teenagers;
Attendance/progress records;
Passing the road test after completing 50 hours of practice behind the wheel (SF-1256).
What is a Tennessee temporary driver license?
This license is awarded to TN citizens who have been granted permission to remain in the United States for a short period of time and are thus eligible for a driver's license.
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Can I drive in Tennessee if I am under 18 years of age?
Those who are 15 years old or older may take a series of progressive stages toward a fully unrestricted driver's license.
How many steps are there in the GDL?
In all, there are four stages to follow:
License to Learn;
License with Intermediate Restriction
Intermediate License with No Restrictions;
Driver's License in the Regular Class.
How can I obtain my Tennessee learner permit?
There are a few requirements to getting a Tennessee learner's permit.
a minimum age of fifteen years is required;
get a passing grade on your written and visual tests.
Which restrictions apply to the TN learner permit?
Only a licensed driver over the age of 21 may drive with you in the front passenger seat. The hours of 10 p.m. to 6 am. are off-limits for driving.
How can I move to the intermediate restricted license?
You must meet the requirements for an intermediate restricted license in order to do so.
During 180 days, keep your learner's permit
a minimum age of sixteen
take and pass the driving test;
get practical driving experience under supervision for fifty (50) hours (including 10 at nighttime).
How can I move from the intermediate restricted license to the intermediate unrestricted license?
Be at least 17 years of age;
For a year, you may keep your intermediate restricted license.
How can I obtain my TN regular driver license?
You may get a conventional driver's license when you're 18 years old, or after you've completed high school or a GED. Your license will no longer say "Intermediate," but the "Under 21" markers will remain.
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What is the TN knowledge test about?
Following are the four sections of the written exam:
Signs and signals for traffic;
principles of safe motor vehicle operation;
regulations for driving;
The use of intoxicating substances and alcoholic beverages.l.
How many questions are there on the Tennessee permit test?
There are 30 options to choose from.
Which score is required to pass the Tennessee permit test?
You must properly answer 24 of the 30 questions.
How can I pass the knowledge test?
Get familiar with the Tennessee Driver's Handbook. In order to help you become a more careful driver, this guidebook includes information about the proper way to drive.
I failed my knowledge test. When can I repeat it?
To retake the test, you must wait at least seven days.
Is an appointment necessary for the road test?
Your choice of Driver License Service Center will need an appointment.
Do I have to provide a vehicle for my road test in Tennessee?
There will be a pre-examination inspection of the car, yes. Ascertain whether or not all of the vehicle's components are in good functioning condition.
What will be evaluated during my TN road test?
your pre-driving rituals;
How you get your car started;
What you do with your car;
Intersections and turning in both directions;
How well you adhere to the traffic rules and regulations, such as flashing lights and posted signs;
How you handle yourself in a crowded area;
In whichever manner you come to an end
How you get back;
Distance perception;
What you say and do while driving;
How you interact with other drivers on the road;
Your ability to adapt your pace based on the current scenario.
Which actions will make me automatically fail the road test?
A failing grade will be handed out as soon as you:
do not break any traffic rules;
make it clear that you are unwilling to cooperate or follow instructions;
take any risky or potentially life-threatening activity
cause an accident to happen.

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