Tennessee Driver’s Examination

2022 Tennessee Permit Test 16

The following questions are from real DMV written tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in..

The following questions are from real DMV written tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in Tennessee. Each permit practice test question has three answer choices. Select one answer for each question and select "grade this section." You can find this button at the bottom of the drivers license quiz. For a complete list of questions and answers for Tennessee please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/tennessee/car.

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When passing another vehicle, you should return to your original lane when:

Explanation
When passing another vehicle, move back into your original lane only when you can see the passed vehicle’s headlights in your rearview mirror. This ensures that you will have enough room to safely pull back in front of the other vehicle.

What does this road sign mean?

georgia-no right turn
Explanation
This sign prohibits right turns. It is illegal to turn right at an intersection where this sign is posted.

A red arrow pointing to the right on a traffic light means you may:

Explanation
A red arrow means "stop." You must remain stopped until a green light or green arrow appears. Do not turn against a red arrow.

This sign indicates that the road ahead:

nebraska-reverse curve
Explanation
This sign warns of a reverse curve in which the road curves to the right, then to the left.

This sign means:

tennessee-railroad crossing
Explanation
A round sign always indicates that you are approaching a railroad crossing.

A sign with this shape means:

washington-warning
Explanation
A diamond-shaped yellow sign warns of possible danger ahead. Orange signs, which are mostly diamond-shaped, are used to warn of possible dangers in or near work areas.

This sign indicates a:

district-of-columbia-railroad crossing ahead
Explanation
Yellow signs with black markings are used to warn drivers about upcoming hazards or special conditions. Round signs are used only to warn about upcoming railroad crossings.

What is a potential effect of taking a prescription drug while drinking alcohol?

Explanation
Legal medications, both prescription and over-the-counter, can impair your ability to drive. They can be particularly dangerous when used in combination with alcohol.
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