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South carolina driver's examination

Number of tests: 24
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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1.
You must yield for emergency vehicles:
Under no circumstances.
When you see a flashing red or blue light or hear a siren.
Only when other vehicles yield.
None of the above.
2.
A broken yellow line down the center of a road indicates that:
A construction zone is ahead.
Passing is not permitted from either direction.
Passing is permitted from either direction.
3.
An inattentive driver is a driver who:
Stares at objects off the roadway or daydreams while driving.
Maintains eye contact during a conversation with a passenger while driving.
Only watches the vehicle ahead of their vehicle.
All of the above.
4.
Tailgating other drivers (driving too closely to their rear bumper):
Can frustrate other drivers and make them angry.
Cannot result in a traffic citation.
Reduces collisions by preventing being "cut off."
5.
If oncoming headlights are blinding you while you are driving at night, you should:
Look toward the right edge of the road.
Switch your lights to high beams.
Turn your lights on and off.
6.
You may drive around the gates at a railroad crossing:
When the train has passed.
Under no circumstances.
When the lights have stopped flashing.
When other drivers drive around the gates.
7.
You must not drive your vehicle at a speed greater than:
The maximum speed limit.
A speed that is faster than is reasonable and prudent.
A speed that is safe for existing conditions.
All of the above.
8.
You are driving when it starts to sleet or snow. You should:
Keep your windshield and mirrors clear.
Allow additional distance between your vehicle and the vehicles that you are following.
Approach all vehicles with caution.
All of the above.
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