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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Passing grade —
6 or fewer errors
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1.
A helmet for a person 21 and under:
Must be reflectorized
Must contain hearing protection
Must be colored yellow
2.
Your lane position should do all of the following, except:
Increase your ability to be seen
Avoid surface hazards
Invite others into your lane
3.
You should pick a lane position that:
Best increases your visibility and allows for a safe cushion of space.
You like, without regard to others.
Gets you close to other vehicles.
4.
As you consume more alcohol, your ability to safely ride:
Increases.
Stays the same.
Decreases.
5.
If your rear wheel locks up while you are stopping on a surface with good traction, you should:
Let the wheel remain locked until you stop completely.
Release the rear brake and only use the front brake.
Release the rear brake and then quickly reapply the brake.
6.
What gear should the engine be in when starting the motorcycle?
First gear
Neutral
Third gear
7.
Motorcycles may pass on the right:
If there is at least eight feet of unobstructed pavement.
By riding on the shoulder of the road.
By riding on the grass, if it is level.
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