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.
Why should the front brake not be used when making a u-turn?
Both brakes always need to be used at the same time
Using the front brake could cause the bike to tip over
Using the front brake would increase stability of the motorcycle.
2.
You will get the most protection from a helmet if it is all of the following except:
Meets U.S. DOT standards
Fits loosely
Has no obvious defects
3.
When riding in a group, what is usually the best formation to keep riders closer together while maintaining an adequate space cushion?
Single file formation
Riding in pairs
Staggered formation
4.
If your motorcycle starts to wander back and forth while riding over metal bridge gratings you should:
Downshift immediately to a lower gear to improve traction.
Proceed in a zig-zag pattern until you cross the bridge.
Relax, stay on course and ride straight across.
5.
When being passed from behind, what portion of the lane should you ride in?
Right
Center
Left
6.
How should you make a quick stop on wet pavement?
By using only the front brake
By using only the rear brake
By using both brakes
7.
Taking over-the-counter medication before riding:
Is ok, since it is only over-the-counter medication, it is likely not too strong
Is acceptable all the time
May increase the risk of riding and should be done with caution
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