TN Permit Practice Test
Based on the 2023 TN DMV Manual
Permit Practice Tests (360 questions)
01Q 1-40Permit Test 180% needed to pass; 8 mistakes allowed
02Q 41-80Permit Test 280% needed to pass; 8 mistakes allowed
03Q 81-120Permit Test 380% needed to pass; 8 mistakes allowed
04Q 121-160Permit Test 480% needed to pass; 8 mistakes allowed
05Q 161-210Road Signs Test80% needed to pass; 10 mistakes allowed
0630 random QDMV Test Simulator80% needed to pass; 6 mistakes allowed
07Q 211-360Mega Test80% needed to pass; 30 mistakes allowed
Tennessee Permit Test FAQ
Applying for Your TN Permit
When can I apply for a learner's permit in Tennessee?
You can apply at age 15 for your Tennessee Learner’s Permit.
What are the requirements to get my learner's permit?
In addition to being at least 15 years old, you will also need to pass a written driver’s knowledge test and a vision test in order to receive your Learner’s Permit. The permit will be valid for one year and once you receive your permit and begin practicing driving, you must have a licensed driver who is at least 21 years old seated in the front seat with you.
How many questions are on the Tennessee permit test?
There are 30 questions on the Tennessee driver’s written knowledge test.
How many questions must I answer correctly to pass?
You must answer at least 24 questions correctly to pass the exam.
How should I prepare for the Tennessee permit test?
If you want to receive your Learner’s Permit as fast as possible, you should study for the test. One popular and effective way to study is to take online practice exams that feature real sample questions from the test. Click on the following link to take a Tennessee practice permit test and test your current driving knowledge.
Where do I take the Tennessee permit test?
The Tennessee Department of Safety’s (TDOS) Driver Services Program licenses drivers in the state. Visit https://www.tn.gov/safety/driver-services/locations.html to find an office located near you.
How much does the Tennessee permit test cost?
There is a $10.50 fee.
What can I expect on test day?
You parent or guardian will need to accompany you to the driver’s license office to sign your application. You will also need to bring proper identification and proof of residency along with proof of school enrollment. At the office, you will need to pass the written knowledge test and a vision test to receive your Learner’s Permit.