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.
If riding during the day, you should wear
Bright colored clothing to increase your chances of being seen
Any color of clothing since it is daytime, other vehicles can see you
Dark colored clothes to contrast with the sunlight
2.
To lessen your chance of a crash occurring, 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
3.
Driving on ______ may provide poor traction
Road markings
Dry pavement
The roadway under a bridge
4.
The normal following distance should be extended if:
The pavement is slippery
The sun is shining
You believe stopping will be routine
5.
The center portion of a lane contains an oily strip. This strip
Should be avoided all the time
Is safe to use, usually offering adequate traction, unless it is raining
Should only be used if you are sharing the lane with another vehicle
6.
When riding over scored or grooved pavement in a work zone:
Look down to see 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, you should instruct the passenger before your ride to
Get on the motorcycle before you
Sit as far back as possible
Hold firmly to your waist, hips or belt
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