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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6 or fewer errors
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1.
Alcohol is:
A stimulant.
A antihistamine.
A depressant.
2.
If you see the roadway up ahead is covered by heavy smoke, you should:
Turn on your four way flashers and continue.
Reduce your speed, move as far to the right as possible, and stop off the roadway.
Turn on your high beam headlights and continue.
3.
This sign means:
All traffic must turn.
Warning, turn right at the intersection.
Warning, parking area ahead.
Warning, crossroad ahead. Watch for traffic.
4.
If your vehicle begins to skid, you should:
Ease up on the gas pedal
Brake as hard as possible
Turn off the ignition
5.
What statement about making a right turn is true?
You should swing wide to the left when making a right turn so you won't run over the curb.
You can make a right turn at a red traffic light, unless a sign prohibits the turn.
When making a right turn onto a four lane roadway, finish the turn in the far left lane.
6.
Lighted arrows are sometimes used to control turns from a specific traffic lane. A yellow arrow:
Is never used as a traffic signal
Means the same as a circular yellow light for the indicated lane of traffic
Means that you may go in the direction indicated by the arrow
Is warning the traffic a green arrow is about to be shown.
7.
Highways and roads freeze before ramps and bridges:
True
False
8.
If your vehicle has a two-part safety belt system, you should:
Use only the lap belt
Use both the lap and shoulder belt
Use only the shoulder belt
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