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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Passing grade —
6 or fewer errors
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1.
In inclement weather, you should:
Steer off the road
Drive in low gear
Steer and brake smoothly
2.
Which statement about stopping on a roadway to perform a straight line backing maneuver is true?
The driver should give a hand signal to warn approaching traffic from the rear, that they intend to stop.
Look straight ahead while backing.
Traffic checks are not necessary when backing up.
3.
Work zones on highways have become increasingly safe for workers and drivers.
True
False
4.
Blind spots for large vehicles can extend up to 200 feet directly behind the vehicle.
True
False
5.
Regulatory signs:
are placed where there is danger at all times
indicate what a driver must or must not do
are diamond shaped and yellow or green
may warn drivers they are approaching a school zone
6.
Only _____ can reduce the alcohol level and its effects on the body.
Drinking caffeine
Eating foods high in fat
Time
7.
You cannot pass safely unless:
You can see far enough ahead
You can return to your lane before meeting oncoming traffic
Your vehicle is capable of the speed necessary to pass
All of the above
8.
Motorists are not required to yield to pedestrians when they walk against the traffic light:
True.
False.
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