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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.
A steady yellow traffic signal means that a _______ light will soon appear.
Flashing yellow
Steady green
Steady red
Flashing red
2.
Alcohol is:
A stimulant.
An antihistamine.
A depressant.
3.
Before you change lanes, you should check your mirrors and:
Never look over your right shoulder.
Always slow down in your traffic lane.
Glance over your shoulder.
4.
When approaching a railroad crossing warning sign:
Be ready to drive faster than the train.
Be prepared to stop if a train is nearby.
Look for a way around any lowered gates.
Assume no trains are nearby and continue driving normally.
5.
If you want to make a three-point turnabout and there is traffic approaching, you should:
Begin the turnabout right away.
Flash your headlights and begin the turnabout.
Yield to oncoming traffic coming from all directions before performing the maneuver.
6.
When you see this sign, you should stop and:
Check for vehicles only in the direction that you plan on going, then proceed.
Let all vehicles that arrive before or after you go first.
Check for traffic in all directions before proceeding.
7.
If you come to a railroad crossing with lowered gates and flashing warning lights, you should:
Drive around the crossing gates if you can't see a train.
Come to a complete stop well behind the gates, wait for the tracks to clear, and proceed once the gates are lifted.
Slow down and drive around the gates.
8.
If you are driving on a highway next to a single broken white line marking:
You cannot cross the line to pass.
You may cross the line to pass and change lanes.
You may only cross the line to change lanes if you are in the left lane.
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