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.
To check your blind spot before changing lanes:
Look into the left side mirror.
Look into the right side mirror.
Look into the rearview mirror.
Look over your shoulder in the direction you plan to move.
2.
When a stop line is present at a stop sign, drivers must stop:
At the line.
On top of the line.
Only if pedestrians are in the crosswalk.
3.
You reach an intersection with stop signs on all four corners at the same time as the driver on your left. Who has the right-of-way?
The driver on your left has the right-of-way.
You have the right-of-way.
Whoever is signaling to make a turn has the right-of-way.
4.
You come to an intersection with a flashing red light. You must:
Slow down and drive carefully through the intersection.
Turn either right or left, since the road is blocked ahead.
Stop at the intersection and wait for a flashing green light.
Stop at the intersection, then proceed as traffic allows.
5.
When it starts raining or snowing enough for you to turn on your windshield wipers, you must also:
Pull over to the side of the road.
Turn on your headlights.
Shift into a lower gear.
6.
You may drive around the gates at a railroad crossing:
When the train has passed.
Under no circumstances.
When the lights have stopped flashing.
When other drivers drive around the gates.
7.
This road sign means:
Sharp right turn ahead.
A road joins from the right.
The road ahead turns sharply right then sharply left.
8.
If you experience a tire blowout:
Take your foot of the gas.
Do not immediately use your brakes.
Gradually slow down and pull off the side of the road.
All of the above.
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