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South Carolina Motorcycle Permit Practice Test 5

Our FREE SC Motorcycle Practice Test is made up of 25 comprehensive, multiple choice questions.
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South Carolina Motorcycle Permit Practice Test

Ready to ride the wide open roads in the Palmetto State? Make sure you’re fully prepared with a state-specific South Carolina motorcycle practice test. This free practice test covers everything you’ll need to pass your South Carolina motorcycle permit test and is designed to provide the same format and experience as the real exam. You’ll get 25 multiple-choice questions on the motorcycle laws, traffic regulations, and safety requirements you need to know in order to earn your motorcycle permit. These questions have been taken directly from the South Carolina driver handbook and are updated with the most accurate information available.

You must answer at least 20 questions correctly to pass with a score of 80% or higher. If you miss any questions, you’ll see them in real-time and get to review them at the end of your practice test. This makes it easy to target the topics that you need to study a bit more before your take the actual motorcycle permit exam. The best way to use this free motorcycle practice test is to retake it multiple times and develop a familiarity with the testing format. You can even test yourself right in the DMV office while you wait to take the exam!

South Carolina Motorcycle Permit Practice Test FAQs:

How do I earn my South Carolina motorcycle license?

To earn your South Carolina motorcycle license, you must be at least 15 years. You’ll need to pass a permit exam and an on-cycle road skills test before getting a motorcycle endorsement added to your driver’s license. If you fail the skills test 3 times, you’ll need to take a motorcycle safety course before earning your motorcycle endorsement—but if you choose to take a course voluntarily, you can waive the testing requirement.

What questions are on the South Carolina motorcycle permit test?

The South Carolina motorcycle permit test includes questions across topics including motorcycle safety equipment, using hand signals, lane sharing laws, and more.

How many times can you take the motorcycle permit test in South Carolina?

You can take the written permit test as many times as you need to pass. You may take the on-cycle skills exam up to 3 times before you will not be allowed to test again.


How old must you be to get a motorcycle learner's permit?
  • 14 years old.
  • 15 years old.
  • 16 years old.
  • 17 years old.
  • 18 years old.
How should a motorcyclist cross tracks safely?
  • Reducing their speed to 25 mph.
  • Reducing their speed to 20 mph.
  • Reducing their speed to a walking distance.
  • Cross them at an angle of at least 45 degrees.
  • Cross them at an angle of at least 90 degrees.
If an emergency vehicle is on the side of the road with its lights flashing, you must ______.
  • Stop behind the vehicle.
  • Pull over.
  • Get over as far as you can to the left lane of travel.
  • None of the listed answers.
If you have a medical condition that may affect your ability to drive and prior to the renewal or issuance of a driver's license or permit, SCDMV may require:
  • Your medical reports.
  • A written statement from you regarding your condition.
  • A vision test.
  • An additional driving examination.
  • None of the answers listed.
In South Carolina, if you are over 17 and under 65 years of age and obtain an original or renewal license at a SCDMV field office, how long is your license valid for?
  • 2 years.
  • 4 years.
  • 5 years.
  • 7 years.
  • 10 years.