2022 South Carolina Motorcycle Permit Test 13

The following questions are from real DMV written motorcycle permit tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in South Carolina when getting your motorcycle learners.. Read More

The following questions are from real DMV written motorcycle permit tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in South Carolina when getting your motorcycle learners permit. Each motorcycle theory practice test question has three answer choices. Select one answer for each question and select "grade this section." You can find this button at the bottom of the drivers license quiz. For a complete list of questions and answers for South Carolina please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/south-carolina/motorcycle.

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1. When it starts to rain, it is usually best to:

Explanation
Roads become slippery when it first starts raining, especially in the center strip of a lane. When rain starts, it is generally safest to ride in the tire tracks left by other vehicles. The left tire track is often best.

2. On a motorcycle, which brake provides the most stopping power?

Explanation
The front brake provides about three-quarters of a motorcycle's total stopping power. Use both the front and rear brakes every time you stop.

3. A sign that your front tire has gone flat is that your steering suddenly feels:

Explanation
If steering suddenly feels heavy, it is possible that your front tire has gone flat. Stop riding and check your tires as soon as possible.

4. When entering a curve, you should position your motorcycle:

Explanation
All curves are different. When taking a curve, choose a lane position that is appropriate for conditions and adjust as needed.

5. When approaching an uneven surface, such as a bump or pothole, you should rise slightly off of your seat:

Explanation
When riding over an uneven surface, rising off of your seat will allow your joints to absorb some of the force of impact. This will make it less likely that the impact of the surface will throw you off of the motorcycle.

6. Where is the greatest potential for conflict between you and other vehicles?

Explanation
The potential for conflict between a motorcycle and other vehicles is greatest at intersections.

7. The key to making a quick turn is to:

Explanation
The key to making an evasive maneuver is to get your motorcycle to quickly lean in the direction you wish to turn. The sharper the turn, the more it must lean.
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