South Dakota driver's examination

Number of tests: 14
Number of questions: 25
Passing score: 5
Directions: To obtain an Instruction Permit in South Dakota, you must be at least 14 years of age and pass the vision and knowledge test. The South Dakota written examination tests your knowledge of traffic laws, road signs, and driving safety rules. It determines whether you are prepared to operate a vehicle in accordance with South Dakota law.

The knowledge test consists of 25 multiple choice questions that are important to the safe operation of a motor vehicle and South Dakota laws and driving practices. The questions are based on the information provided in the manual.

A passing score consist of at least 20 correct
You have made error so far
Passing grade —
5 or fewer errors
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9.
This sign means
Road construction or maintenance ahead.
Do not enter.
Stop ahead.
10.
If a pedestrian is crossing in the middle of the street, not at a crosswalk (also known as jaywalking) even if it is illegal, you:
Should honk your horn at them
Must stop for them
Do not have to stop for them
11.
The blind spots where trucks will not be able to see you are:
the immediate left of the cab
directly behind the body
Both the immediate left of the cab and directly behind the body
12.
You drive defensively when you:
Always put one car length between you and the car ahead.
Keep your eyes moving to look for possible hazards.
Look only at the car in front of you while driving.
13.
The sign shown in the picture tells a driver that:
A police office is ahead
A construction flagger is ahead
A parking attendant is ahead
14.
This road sign means
a road joins from the right
the road ahead turns sharply right then sharply left
sharp right turn
15.
Stopping distances and severity of crashes
Are not affected by vehicle speed
Increase as vehicle speed increases
Decrease as vehicle speed increases
16.
For right-of-way at an intersection where signs or signals are not used, you should:
wait until there are no vehicles at the intersection
yield to the vehicle to your right
yield to the vehicle to your left
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