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South Carolina DMV Motorcycle Practice Test 9 2018

(From the 2018 South Carolina Motorcycle Manual)
Number of tests: 9
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 are driving near a truck:
  • You should concentrate on driving the motorcycle and not worry about the truck’s mirrors

  • You should not be able to see the truck’s mirrors

  • If you cannot see the truck’s mirrors, the driver cannot see you

2. When you are being passed you should:
  • Ride in the right portion of the lane

  • Ride in the center portion of the lane

  • Ride in the left portion of the lane

3. Proper posture to control a motorcycle means:
  • sitting at an angle so your arms support your weight

  • using your arms to hold yourself up

  • sitting so you can use arms to control the motorcycle

4. When riding on a slippery surface, you should
  • Drive on the shoulder to be out of the way of traffic

  • Avoid sudden moves, as the sudden move could cause a skid

  • Use only the rear brake, since the front brake is ineffective on slippery surfaces

5. If stopping suddenly on a straightaway and the rear wheel locks up, ______
  • you can usually maintain control the motorcycle

  • you will likely lose control of the motorcycle

  • you will need to release the rear brake to gain control

6. What formation should you form when riding in a group?
  • Single-file formation.

  • Depends on the situation.

  • Staggered formation.