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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.
The best way to deal with tailgaters is to:
Speed up to increase the distance between you and the tailgater.
Slam on your brakes to get the other driver to back off.
Change lanes or gradually slow down to encourage them to pass.
Ignore them.
2.
You are approaching a railroad crossing that has no visible gates or flashing lights, but has a standard crossbuck. You should:
Approach all tracks with extreme caution and cross only when you know that there is no train coming.
Turn your radio down to hear if there may be an approaching train.
Only continue once cleared to do so by a flagger, if applicable.
All of the above.
3.
What message will be found on this yellow pennant-shaped sign?
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Right turns only.
Right turns permitted.
No passing zone.
4.
This sign means:
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Sharp turn ahead, slow down.
Work crew ahead.
Side road.
Playground ahead.
5.
To prepare for anything coming up on the road ahead, you should:
Continually scan the entire road and all roadsides.
Stare straight ahead at all times.
Drive with your left foot resting lightly on the brake pedal.
Maintain focus toward the middle of the road.
6.
To improve visibility lowered by rain or fog, drivers should use their:
Low beam headlights.
High beam headlights.
Parking lights.
7.
You are approaching an intersection with a steady yellow traffic light. If you have not already entered the intersection, you should:
Speed up to beat the red light.
Reduce you speed and proceed carefully through the intersection.
Come to a safe stop.
8.
Before starting a parked vehicle, you should:
Check the fuel gauge, adjust the volume on the radio, and shift gears.
Adjust the side mirror and make sure your heater works.
Adjust the seat, adjust the mirrors, and fasten your safety belt.
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