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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1.
This road sign means:
hunting area
state park
deer crossing
wildlife preserve
2.
The maximum un-posted speed limit when driving in a rural area is _____, except when a higher limit is allowed by federal law.
40mph
55mph
60mph
3.
To help avoid skidding on slippery surfaces you should:
Shift to a lower gear after starting down a steep hill
Speed up to enter curves and slow down to exit them
Slow down before entering curves and intersections
4.
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.
5.
If you see a cyclist in your lane ahead, you should:
Treat the cyclist as any other vehicle you would pass.
Lightly tap the horn to warn cyclist, but never blast the horn because it may startle the cyclist.
Before passing, wait until traffic is clear in the opposite lane and then change lanes to pass the cyclist.
All of the above.
6.
A broken yellow line alongside a solid yellow line means:
passing on the left is permitted in either direction
passing is permitted on the broken line side
passing is permitted on the solid line side
passing is not allowed in either direction
7.
A steady yellow signal light is a warning that the light is about to change to red. If you are already in the intersection, you should:
Stop.
Continue moving and clear the intersection safely.
Increase your speed so as not to cause an accident.
8.
What statement about making a left turn is true?
You should swing wide into the right lane when making a left turn.
You cannot make a left turn at a red traffic light.
When making a left turn onto a four lane roadway, finish the turn in the far right lane.
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