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.
You have made error so far
Passing grade —
6 or fewer errors
A plastic shatter-resistant face shield:
Is not necessary if you have a windshield.
Only protects your eyes.
Helps protect your whole face.
What lane position is best for being seen by drivers ahead of you and for minimizing the risk of other vehicles sharing your lane?
Left portion of the lane
Center portion of the lane
Right portion of the lane
When stopping, you should:
Use both brakes.
Use the front brake only.
Use the rear brake only.
To minimize the potential for fatigue:
Turn on the radio and open the window.
Take frequent rest breaks.
Drink caffeine.
When approaching an uneven surface, such a bump or pothole, why should you rise slightly off the seat?
So you can jump off the motorcycle if you need to
So your legs can absorb the shock
So other drivers can see you better
So you can get a better view of the uneven surface
If stopping suddenly on a straightaway and the rear wheel locks up, ______
you can usually maintain control the motorcycle
you will likely lose control of the motorcycle
you will need to release the rear brake to gain control
When riding at night you should:
Move closer to the vehicle in front of you to use its lights to see farther down the road.
Keep driving at your normal speed because slowing down would increase the chance of being struck from behind.
Reduce your speed because it is harder to see something lying in the road.
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