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.
You have made error so far
Passing grade —
6 or fewer errors
When sharing the road with a truck, it is important to remember that, in general, trucks:
Take longer distances than cars to stop
Require less time to pass on a downgrade than cars
Require less turning radius than cars
Require less time to pass on an incline than cars
If you park facing uphill where there is NO curb, set the parking brake and turn the wheels:
Toward the edge of the road.
Away from the edge of the road.
Leave them straight.
When parking on a hill or incline with a curb, facing uphill:
Turn your front wheels sharply toward the curb
Turn your front wheels slightly to the right
Turn your front wheels sharply away from the curb
Keep your front wheels straight
You are driving on a city street and see an emergency vehicle with flashing lights behind you. What should you do?
Drive to the right edge of the road and slow down
Drive to the right edge of the road and stop
Stay in your lane, slow down, and let it pass
Your body gets rid of:
Three alcoholic drinks an hour
One alcoholic drink an hour
Two alcoholic drinks an hour
None of the above
A U-Turn is not permitted:
In a parking lot.
On or near any curve or hill.
On a straight-a-way with a clear view of 500 feet in both directions.
When approached by an emergency vehicle, the driver must immediately...
Pull to the right and stop.
Pull to the right and slow down.
Pull to the right and put on your emergency flashers.
Stop and let the emergency vehicle go around.
A driver of a vehicle must stop when approaching a stopped school bus unloading children when on a two-lane road.
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