2022 Tennessee Permit Test 4

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.. Read More

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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1. Highway pavement will be particularly treacherous and most slippery:

Explanation
Pavement is particularly treacherous when it first begins to rain. Accumulations of dirt and oil mix with the rainwater, creating a greasy film on the roadway.

2. This sign indicates:

tennessee-low clearance
Explanation
This is a low clearance warning sign. It indicates the distance from the road surface to the bottom of a bridge or overpass (in this case, 12 feet, 6 inches).

3. If you parallel park facing downward on a hill:

Explanation
When parking downhill, turn your front wheels toward the curb or edge of the road. When parking uphill on a road without a curb, turn your wheels toward the edge of the road. When parking uphill on a road with a curb, you must turn your front wheels away from the curb.

4. If your vehicle begins to skid, you should:

Explanation
If your vehicle begins to skid, release the accelerator or brake pedal to regain vehicle balance. Steer in the direction of the skid to regain control of the vehicle.

5. If oncoming headlights are blinding you while you are driving at night, you should:

Explanation
If the headlights of an oncoming vehicle are blinding, glance toward the right edge of the road instead of looking directly ahead. This should keep your vehicle safely on the road until you pass the oncoming vehicle.

6. Drivers turning left must yield to:

Explanation
Drivers making a left turn must yield to all vehicles approaching from the opposite direction. This includes bicycles and motorcycles.

7. If you are driving with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.10 percent, you are ____ times more likely to cause an accident than if you were driving while sober.

Explanation
Drinking alcohol before driving drastically increases the chance of collision. A driver with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.10 percent is seven times more likely to be involved in a crash than a sober driver. A BAC of 0.15 percent increases the risk of collision 25 times, and a BAC of 0.17 percent increases the risk of collision 50 times.

8. Which of the following driving skills is/are affected by the use of alcohol and/or drugs?

Explanation
Alcohol and other drugs can negatively effect a number of skills needed for safe driving, including a driver's reaction time, coordination, alertness, and ability to concentrate.
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