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 sign means:
No U-turn.
No left turn.
No right turn.
No turning.
2.
If you find that the roadway ahead of you is flooded, you should:
Slam on the brakes.
Not drive through the flooded area. Turn around and find another route.
Drive only in the center of the roadway.
3.
Alcohol is the single greatest common factor in fatal motor vehicle crashes.
True
False
4.
When a school bus is stopped ahead on your side of the road with its red lights flashing, you must:
Slow to a speed no faster than 10 mph.
Stop until the lights stop flashing.
Change lanes and pass cautiously.
5.
Drivers are not required to stop upon meeting a stopped school bus when traveling in the opposite direction on a four-lane highway.
True
False
6.
When approaching an intersection with a flashing red light, you must:
Come to a complete stop, yield to oncoming traffic and pedestrians, then proceed.
Reduce your speed and proceed with caution.
Come to a complete stop and remain stopped as long as the light is red.
7.
When driving at night, if oncoming headlights are blinding you, you should:
Look toward the right edge of the road.
Switch your lights to their high beam setting.
Flash your lights.
8.
A solid white line on the right edge of the highway slants in to the left. That shows that:
There is an intersection just ahead.
You are approaching a construction area.
You will be required to turn left just ahead.
The road will get narrower.
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