2022 South Carolina Permit Test

The following questions are from real DMV written tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in South Carolina. Each permit practice test question has three answer.. Read More

The following questions are from real DMV written tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in South Carolina. Each permit 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/car.

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1. When driving in work zones, you should:

Explanation
When entering a work zone, you should slow down and closely watch the traffic around you. Obey directions given to drivers by signs and flaggers Be ready to respond quickly to any changes in traffic.

2. You come to an intersection that is blocked by other traffic. You should:

Explanation
You cannot enter an intersection if traffic is backed up on the other side and you cannot get completely through the intersection. Wait until traffic ahead clears so you do not block the intersection.

3. You are on the freeway and traffic is merging into your lane. You should:

Explanation
When traffic permits, you should make room to allow vehicles to merge into your lane.

4. When you see a sign indicating your chosen exit point, you should:

Explanation
When you see a sign indicating that your exit is approaching, begin preparing for it. Signal and move into the exit lane as soon as you reach it. Once you are in the deceleration lane, reduce your speed gradually and slow to the posted exit speed.

5. You want to park downhill on a two-way road and there is no curb. Which way do you turn your front wheels?

Explanation
When parking facing downhill on a road with or without a curb, or when facing uphill on a road without a curb, turn your front wheels toward the edge of the road so your vehicle will roll away from traffic if the brakes fail. However, when parking uphill on a road with a curb, turn your wheels toward the center of the road so the vehicle will roll into the curb if the brakes fail.

6. When driving in fog, you should use your high beam headlights.

Explanation
You should use your low beam headlights when driving in fog. High beam headlights may cause the light to reflect off of the fog and into your eyes.

7. Work zones on highways have become increasingly safe for workers and drivers.

Explanation
Work zones on highways have become increasingly dangerous for both workers and drivers.

8. At many intersections, a right turn may be made while the traffic light is red. Before turning right on red:

Explanation
Unless otherwise posted, traffic stopped at a red signal may turn right. You must come to a complete stop before the crosswalk and yield to all pedestrians and cross traffic before beginning your turn.
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