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South Carolina DMV Motorcycle Practice Test 8 2019

(From the 2019 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. If you accidentally lock you rear tire on a good traction surface, you should
  • Let go of the rear brake

  • Maintain the rear brake until you stop

  • release the rear brake and only use the front brake

2. You should pick a lane position that:
  • You like, without regard to others

  • That gets you closest to other vehicles

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

3. 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

4. Before starting out, you should make sure the fuel valve is
  • Closed

  • Open

  • Covered

5. Which of the following is NOT a benefit of keeping a “cushion of distance” between you and other vehicles?
  • You will have more space to maneuver

  • You will have more time to react

  • You will have more time to accelerate when entering a curve

6. When it starts to rain, it is usually best to:
  • Ride in the tire tracks left by other vehicles

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

  • Ride in the center of the lane