2022 South Carolina Motorcycle Permit Test 8

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 riding behind a car, traveling in the center portion of the lane:

Explanation
When following a car, you should ride in a position that allows the driver to see you in their rearview mirror. Usually, that means riding in the center portion of the lane. Because most drivers check their rearview mirrors much more often than they check their side mirrors, being in this lane position increases the chance that they will see you.

2. Alcohol reaches the brain ________ being consumed.

Explanation
Alcohol reaches the brain and begins affecting the drinker's riding abilities within minutes of being consumed. Operating any motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol is illegal and dangerous.

3. When entering a turn, you should:

Explanation
Reduce your speed before entering a turn. If you take a turn too fast, you may end up veering out of your lane or even off the road.

4. When riding behind another vehicle, you should position yourself:

Explanation
If you are following a car, the driver is most likely to notice you if you position yourself behind them in the center of your lane. This lane position places you in the driver's rearview mirror. Most drivers check their rearview mirrors much more often than their side mirrors.

5. Unlike other beverages, alcohol:

Explanation
Unlike other substances in food and drink, alcohol does not need to be digested. It is absorbed directly through the walls of the stomach and small intestine, enters the bloodstream, and quickly reaches the brain.

6. To improve your chances of being seen, you should:

Explanation
The single most effective thing you can do to help others see your motorcycle is ride with your headlight on at all times.

7. To shift up to a higher gear, you must:

Explanation
To shift up to a higher gear, position your foot under the shift lever and lift.
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