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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. Why is maintaining a space cushion important?
It gives you space to maneuver.
It gives you time to correct your mistakes.
All of the above.
2. The front brake is operated by ________________ .
the left hand lever
the right hand lever
the left foot pedal
3. When riding your motorcycle, you should use both brakes:
in emergency situations.
at uncontrolled intersections.
every time you stop.
4. Surfaces that provide poor traction include:
exit lanes.
pavement after it starts to rain.
roads in residential areas.
5. When parked next to a curb, your motorcycle should be positioned:
at an angle with the front wheel touching the curb.
parallel to the curb.
at an angle with the rear wheel touching the curb.
6. If the front tire goes flat while riding:
avoid using the rear brake.
twist the throttle back and forth several times.
hold the handlegrips firmly, ease off the throttle, and keep a straight course.
7. When is it safe for you to ride side-by-side with another motorcycle?
When traffic is heavy
On multi-lane roads
8. When motorcycle riders pull off the road, they should:
get as far off the road as they can.
remain in the left lane position.
roll on the throttle.
9. If your motorcycle starts to wobble, you should:
try to accelerate out of the wobble.
fight the wobble.
grip the handlebars firmly and roll off the throttle.
10. The best face protection is provided by:
a face shield.
a windshield.
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SC Motorcycle Test

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