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To earn your motorcycle license in South Carolina, you must pass both a knowledge test and on-cycle skills test. Knowledge test questions are based on information in the South Carolina Motorcycle Manual. They require that you know and understand driving laws, road rules and safe riding practices. The South Carolina DMV motorcycle test consists of 30 questions, and at least 24 correct answers are required to pass.
1. Before changing lanes:
Check your blind spots.
Check your mirrors.
All of the above.
2. Maximum straight-line braking is accomplished by:
fully applying both front and rear brakes without locking either wheel.
applying both brakes until the rear wheel locks.
applying only the front brake.
3. Sit on your motorcycle so you can use your arms to:
make hand signals.
control the motorcycle.
apply the brakes.
4. To increase your visibility to other drivers, you should:
Reduce your following distance.
Wear reflective clothing.
Use your high beam.
5. If your motorcycle starts to wobble:
Use the brakes gradually.
Accelerate out of the wobble.
Grip the handlebars firmly and close the throttle gradually.
6. While making normal turns, the rider and the motorcycle must:
lean at different angles.
lean together at the same angle.
None of the above.
7. Before you pass a parked with someone in the driver seat, you should:
sound your horn.
flash your brake light.
come to a complete stop.
8. You can ride a motorcycle between lanes of traffic:
only during designated peak traffic hours.
only at speeds no more than 35 miles-per-hour faster than the vehicles you are passing.
9. For railroad tracks that run parallel to your course, move far enough away from the tracks to cross at an angle of at least:
10. Which of the following can help increase your visibility to other drivers?
Riding in the best lane position.
Using both brakes for even “normal” stops.
Pulling in the clutch.
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SC Motorcycle Test

Number of questions: 30
Correct answers to pass:24
Passing score:80%
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