[FREE] South Carolina DMV Permit Test Questions and Answers

Below we present to you the driving test questions in the state of South Carolina, these questions you will face in the real test of driving in South Carolina.

A collection of 40 South Carolina driving test questions.

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Note: The correct answers are in bold.

South Carolina DMV Permit Test Questions and Answers

1. When driving in work zones, you should:
Activate your four-way flashers.
Stay alert, slow down, obey directions given by signs and flaggers, and be prepared to respond quickly to any hazards.
Increase your speed so as not to impede traffic.

2. You come to an intersection that is blocked by other traffic. You should:
Go slowly until the traffic ahead moves.
Get as close as possible to the car in front of you.
Stay out of the intersection until you can pass through.
Sound your horn to make the cars move up.

3. You are on the freeway and traffic is merging into your lane. You should:
Make room for the merging traffic, if possible.
Assert your right-of-way by driving faster
Always maintain your position.

4. When you see a sign indicating your chosen exit point, you should:
Signal and move into the exit lane.
Reduce your speed to the posted exit speed once you are within the deceleration lane.
Both of the above.

5. You want to park downhill on a two-way road and there is no curb. Which way do you turn your front wheels?
Straight ahead
Right, toward the side of the road
Left, toward the center of the road

6. When driving in fog, you should use your high beam headlights.

7. Work zones on highways have become increasingly safe for workers and drivers.

8. At many intersections, a right turn may be made while the traffic light is red. Before turning right on red:
Slow down and proceed without stopping, if the way is clear.
Come to a complete stop, look both ways, and yield the right-of-way to pedestrians and other traffic.
Increase your speed because you have the right-of-way.

9. If two drivers arrive at the same time to an open intersection:
The driver on the right has the right-of-way.
The driver on the left has the right-of-way.
One driver may continue driving without stopping.
One driver should honk to indicate that they are giving up the right-of-way.

10. A person riding a bicycle must obey the same traffic laws as a driver of a motor vehicle.

11. If your vehicle starts to lose traction because of water on the road, you should:
Drive at a constant speed to gain better traction.
Apply the brakes firmly to prevent your vehicle from sliding.
Slow down gradually and not apply the brakes.

12. When approaching an intersection with a flashing red light, you must:
Come to a complete stop, yield to oncoming traffic and pedestrians, then proceed.
Reduce your speed and proceed with caution.
Come to a complete stop and remain stopped as long as the light is red.

13. Night driving can be more difficult than driving during the day because:
Cars overheat more quickly at night.
Visibility is reduced in the dark.
It is more likely to be raining at night.
You are more likely to encounter a motorcycle at night.

14. Yellow lines separate:
Traffic lanes on one-way streets.
Traffic moving in opposite directions on two-way roads.
All carpool lanes from regular traffic lanes.

15. Which of the following statements is true?
It is okay for drivers of other vehicles to follow motorcycles closely.
A motorcycle with two people on it is more balanced than a motorcycle with just one rider.
The driver of a passenger vehicle must change lanes completely when passing a motorcycle.
Drivers of other vehicles can expect a motorcycle's brake lights to turn on when the motorcyclist slows down.

16. Your body gets rid of approximately:
Three alcoholic drinks an hour.
One alcoholic drink an hour.
Two alcoholic drinks an hour.
None of the above.

17. To see objects in their blind spot when changing lanes, drivers should check:
Only the left outside mirror.
Over their left or right shoulder.
Only the inside rearview mirror.

18. This sign means:

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School ahead.
School crossing.
Pedestrian crossing.
Construction workers on or near the roadway.

19. This sign means:

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Watch for trucks.
Do not pass trucks.
Steep downgrade ahead.

20. A broken yellow line between two lanes of traffic means:
Both lanes of traffic are going in the same direction.
Passing is permitted when it's safe.
Passing is not permitted.

21. You are merging onto an interstate highway. You should:
Select a safe gap and merge into the lane of traffic.
Merge across two lanes at once.
Always stop before entering the highway.

22. Highways and roads freeze before ramps and bridges.

23. What is the only way to reduce your blood alcohol concentration (BAC)?
Drink coffee.
Allow your body time to get rid of the alcohol.
Take a cold shower.

24. Drivers are always required to stop for a stopped school bus when driving on a two-lane road.

25. When should you yield your legal right-of-way?
Often, even at controlled intersections.
Whenever it helps prevent collisions.
Never. It confuses other drivers.

26. If you are driving on a one-way street and an emergency vehicle using its flashing lights approaches your vehicle, you must:
Drive with your flashers turned on.
Drive toward the nearest roadside and stop.
Speed up and take the nearest exit.
Slow down until the vehicle passes you.

27. If your vehicle has a mechanical problem:
Signal and pull into the slow lane.
Stop in your lane and put on your hazard lights.
Put on your hazard lights and pull off the road.

28. You are coming to an intersection with a flashing yellow light. You should:
Stop and wait for the light to change.
Make a U-turn because the intersection is closed.
Drive carefully through the intersection.
Prepare to stop; the light is about to turn red.

29. When approaching an intersection that is controlled by a flashing red traffic signal, you must:
Come to a complete stop, yield to oncoming traffic or pedestrians, then proceed.
Reduce your speed and proceed with caution.
Come to a complete stop and remain stopped as long as the light is red.

30. To turn left from multilane, one-way streets and highways, you should start from:
The middle of the intersection.
The right lane.
The left lane.
Any lane.

31. This sign means:

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Stop sign ahead.
Lane closed ahead.
Traffic signal ahead.

32. The faster the speed of your vehicle, the longer it takes to stop when you must react to other drivers' unexpected movements.

33. When parking your vehicle downhill on a two-way street:
Turn your wheels to the right.
Turn your wheels to the left.
Keep your wheels pointed straight ahead.
Leave your transmission in neutral.

34. As you enter into a roundabout, you should slow down and:
Yield to any crossing pedestrians and bicyclists.
Yield to any car already within the roundabout.
Both of the above.

35. What are the colors of signs that tell you the distance to the next exit on a highway?
Yellow with black letters
Black with white letters
Green with white letters

36. When you want to change lanes, you should never:
Move into another lane while within an intersection.
Check your blind spot by looking over your shoulder.
Check for other drivers moving into the same lane.

37. Which statement is true?
You should put on your cruise control near a railroad crossing to maintain a constant speed.
You must stop at a railroad crossing when directed to do so by a flagger or stop sign.
You have the right-of-way at a railroad crossing and do not need to stop.

38. Defensive driving is:
Identifying dangerous driving situations and taking action to avoid accidents.
Defending yourself against poor drivers by getting ahead of them in traffic.
Following the vehicle ahead of you at a close distance.
Quickly changing lanes and shifting in and out of traffic congestion.

39. When a pedestrian guided by a dog or carrying a white cane is crossing the street:
You must always yield the right-of-way.
You must tell them where to cross the street.
You only have to yield the right-of-way if you are at a corner.

40. When changing lanes, you should never:
Cross the centerline in an intersection.
Check your blind spots by looking over your left or right shoulder.
Check for other drivers moving into the same lane.

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