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South Carolina DMV Motorcycle Practice Test 8 2018

(From the 2018 South Carolina Motorcycle Manual)
Number of tests: 8
Number of questions: 30
Passing score: 80

Directions: To get a motorcycle license in South Carolina, you must pass a knowledge test. The South Carolina Knowledge test consists of 30 questions. You must score 80% to pass that test. The following questions are based on the details provided in the South Carolina Motorcycle Manual. If you need additional information, please contact your local DMV office. You can find your nearest DMV office at South Carolina DMV locations.

You have made 2 errors so far.
1. Which of the following is NOT a benefit of keeping a “cushion of distance” between you and other vehicles?
  • You will have more time to accelerate when entering a curve

  • You will have more space to maneuver

  • You will have more time to react

2. At an intersection with no traffic signs or traffic lights, what do you do?
  • Flash your lights to signal another vehicle to go

  • Continue through the intersection and expect the other vehicle to stop

  • Yield to the vehicle on the right

3. You should pick a lane position that:
  • That gets you closest to other vehicles

  • You like, without regard to others

  • Allows you to most likely to be seen and you can maintain a space cushion around you.

4. When it starts to rain, it is usually best to:
  • Ride in the center of the lane

  • Ride in the tire tracks left by other vehicles

  • Pull off to the side and wait for it to stop raining

5. Before starting out, you should make sure the fuel valve is
  • Covered

  • Open

  • Closed

6. If you accidentally lock you rear tire on a good traction surface, you should
  • release the rear brake and only use the front brake

  • Maintain the rear brake until you stop

  • Let go of the rear brake