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.
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
2.
You should operate the engine cut-off switch and pull in the clutch when:
The throttle is stuck and you cannot free it.
You start to lose control in a curve.
The motorcycle starts to wobble.
3.
Riding alongside a vehicle in the next lane over is:
Safe because you are in a separate lane.
Recommended because it blocks the wind.
Not recommended because you may be in the driver's blind spot.
4.
The gearshift is located:
By the left footrest
By the right footrest
By the right handle grip
5.
When it starts to rain, it is usually best to:
Ride in the center of the lane
Pull off to the side and wait for it to stop raining
Ride in the tire tracks left by other vehicles
6.
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.
7.
One way to tell that your rear tire has suddenly gone flat is if:
The back of the motorcycle is swaying from side to side.
You hear a loud noise.
A discharge of air can be seen.
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