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
Which statement about speed is true?
Driving too slowly on certain highways can be dangerous.
Speeding can kill.
Speeding is not dangerous if you are a skilled driver.
Both: "Driving too slowly on certain highways can be dangerous" and "Speeding can kill".
This sign means:
Warning of a Change in Direction or Narrowing of Roadway
If you come to a railroad crossing where the crossing gates are down and the lights are flashing, you should:
Drive through / around the crossing gates, if you don't see a train.
Come to a complete stop well behind the gates, wait for the tracks to clear, and the gates to raise before proceeding.
Slow down, and if you don't hear anything, drive around the gates.
A driver approaching a flashing red traffic signal must:
Slow down at the light
Drive carefully without stopping
Merge to the right
Stop before entering the intersection
You should honk your horn when you:
Are traveling through an intersection
Are passing a bicyclist
See a child who is about to run into the street
Are parallel parking
If bad weather makes it hard for you to see, you should:
Speed up to get off the road quickly.
Drive in the lane closest to oncoming traffic.
Increase your following distance.
When you are backing up, it is usually best to:
Steer with one hand, while looking into the rearview mirror.
Open the left door and look back.
Steer with both hands while looking into the rearview mirror.
Steer with one hand, while looking out the rear window.
When driving at night, if the oncoming lights are blinding you, you should:
Look toward the right edge of the road.
Switch your lights to the high beam.
Turn your lights on and off.
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