South Carolina Motorcycle Permit Test

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 30
Passing score: 24
Directions: To obtain a motorcycle license in South Carolina, you must pass a knowledge test and on-cycle skills test. The knowledge test consists of 30 questions from the Motorcycle manual. Each question has three or four answer choices. To pass you must receive a score of 24 or better. There is no motorcycle manual in Spanish. However, the test may be taken in Spanish.
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1.
You should operate the engine cut-off switch and pull in the clutch when:
The throttle is stuck and you can't free it.
The motorcycle starts to wobble.
You start to lose control in a curve.
2.
The gearshift is located:
By the right footrest
By the right handle grip
By the left footrest
3.
Usually a good way to handle tailgaters is to:
Ignore them.
Change lanes and let them pass or slow down to allow for more space ahead.
Speed up to put distance between you and the tailgater.
4.
When entering a curve, where should you position the motorcycle?
On the left side of the lane
In a position that allows you to see and be seen the most
In the center of the lane
5.
On a motorcycle, driving alongside another vehicle in the next lane over is:
recommended because you are still in a separate lane
not recommended because you may be in their blind spot.
recommended because it blocks the wind
6.
When it starts to rain, it is usually best to:
Pull off to the side and wait for it to stop raining
Ride in the tire tracks left by other vehicles
Ride in the center of the lane
7.
If the rear tire of a motorcycle suddenly goes flat, the rider may become aware of the flat tire because
there will be a jerk or sway from side to side.
the rider will usually hear a loud noise.
a discharge of air can usually be seen.
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