South Carolina driver's examination

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 30
Passing score: 24
Directions: South Carolina issues both five-year and ten-year licenses. If you are a United States citizen and you visit a DMV branch office to obtain an original or renewal license, you will receive a ten-year license unless you are 65 years of age or older. Persons who are 65 years of age or older may not obtain a ten year license, but will be issued a five year license

To apply for a beginner’s permit, you must be at least 15 years of age or older. You must provide a birth certificate, social security card or its equivalent, proof of residency, and must pass the vision and knowledge tests.

The Knowledge tests include 30 multiple choice questions

If you answer at least 24 questions correctly from the sample tests provided here you will be well prepared to take the knowledge test for your learner's permit.
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Passing grade —
6 or fewer errors
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1.
This road sign means:
residential zone - speed limit 25 mph
the maximum safe speed for an expressway exit
the maximum safe speed for an expressway entrance
work zone - speed limit 25 mph
2.
Which of these statements about steering a vehicle is true?
Both hands should be placed on the outside of the steering wheel.
Never steer with just one hand except when backing or operating a vehicle control (wiper, flashers, lights) that only requires a temporary reach from the steering wheel.
All of the above.
3.
Continuous hard braking on ice and snow often:
helps you stop sooner
locks the front wheels causing loss of steering
keeps the brakes from freezing
4.
When preparing to drive, you should:
Adjust the seat to a reclining position
Kick the tires
Properly adjust your seat and mirrors
5.
When entering and starting a parked vehicle, you should:
Enter the vehicle only from the passenger side entrance.
Signal oncoming vehicles to stop so you may open the driver side door.
Before entering the vehicle, look around for any obstacles that may interfere with safe driving.
None of the above.
6.
Which of the tips for being passed by another driver are true?
Be on guard so that you can protect yourself from any unsafe actions performed by the other driver.
Maintain speed and position when being passed.
If the passing car must return to your lane because of oncoming traffic, allow them space.
All of the above.
7.
If you drive slower than the flow of traffic, you will most likely:
Interfere with traffic and receive a ticket
Improve traffic flow
Demonstrate defensive driving techniques
8.
What is the likely effect of taking a prescription drug while drinking alcohol:
No effect one way or the other.
It will make you more alert.
It can make you unfit to drive.
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