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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. When turning, you should avoid:
accelerating.
decelerating.
leaning.
2. ________ through a turn to stabilize suspension.
Apply the rear brake
Roll on the throttle
Decrease your speed
3. When being passed by another vehicle, avoid being hit by:
extended side mirrors.
blasts of wind.
All of the above.
4. To increase your line of sight, you should ride in ______ lane position.
the center
the left
any
5. The ___________ is the place where debris and oil drippings from cars collect.
left portion of the lane
center portion of the lane
right portion of the lane
6. You have a better chance to avoid serious injury if you:
plan you trip.
wear protective clothes.
take short trips.
7. Knowing when and how to stop or swerve are two critical skills in avoiding a crash. Most riders involved in a crash:
overbrake the rear tire and pull in the clutch.
underbrake the rear tire and overbrake the front.
underbrake the front tire and overbrake the rear.
8. By "choosing the best lane position" you:
avoid road hazards.
are not in a blind spot.
All of the above.
9. While riding a motorcycle, you are considered legally intoxicated if:
you have a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08% or more.
you have a blood alcohol concentration of 0.05% or more.
you had one drink and are over the age of 21.
10. Riding ___________ reduces your chances of being seen.
alongside other vehicles
in construction zones
with other motorcyclists
 
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SC DMV Motorcycle Test

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