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:
You start to lose control in a curve.
The throttle is stuck and you can't free it.
The motorcycle starts to wobble.
2.
When it starts to rain, it is usually best to:
Ride in the tire tracks left by other vehicles
Ride in the center of the lane
Pull off to the side and wait for it to stop raining
3.
Usually a good way to handle tailgaters is to:
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.
Ignore them.
4.
On a motorcycle, driving alongside another vehicle in the next lane over is:
recommended because it blocks the wind
not recommended because you may be in their blind spot.
recommended because you are still in a separate lane
5.
The gearshift is located:
By the left footrest
By the right footrest
By the right handle grip
6.
When entering a curve, where should you position the motorcycle?
In the center of the lane
On the left side of the lane
In a position that allows you to see and be seen the most
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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