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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6 or fewer errors
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1.
The normal recommended following distance should be extended if:
The pavement is slippery.
The sun is shining.
You believe stopping will be routine.
2.
The oily strip down the center of a lane:
Should only be traveled upon if you are sharing the lane with another vehicle.
Usually provides adequate traction for riding, unless it is raining.
Should be avoided at all times.
3.
Driving on ______ may provide poor traction.
Pavement markings
Dry pavement
The roadway under a bridge
4.
If riding during the day, you should wear:
Brightly-colored clothing to increase your chances of being seen.
Clothing of any color because other drivers can easily see you in daylight.
Darkly-colored clothing to contrast with the bright sunlight.
5.
To lessen your chances of being involved in a crash, you should do all of the following, except:
Scan your path ahead.
Be ready to act to avoid a hazard.
Turn your headlight off during the day.
6.
When riding over scored pavement in a work zone, you should:
Look downward to see the changes in the road surface.
Keep your head and eyes up.
Stay to the left side of the lane.
7.
When preparing to ride with a passenger, instruct the passenger to:
Get onto the motorcycle before you.
Sit as far back as possible.
Hold firmly onto your waist, hips, or belt.
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