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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1.
Before changing lanes or attempting to pass another vehicle, you should:
check your blind spots, mirrors, and look over shoulder toward the rear
signal your intention before changing lanes
All of the above.
2.
Give the right-of-way to any pedestrian who is:
In any crosswalk or intersection
In a marked crosswalk
Crossing any street
3.
Vehicles stopped behind a school bus when the red lights are flashing must remain stopped until:
the stop arm is retracted and the bus resumes motion
all students are off the bus
the stop arm is retracted
4.
This sign is used to warn drivers about:
Road construction
Road curves ahead
Upcoming intersections
5.
Blind spots are:
Areas of the road that cannot be seen even when looking into your mirrors. Check over your shoulders to avoid hitting vehicles that are in your blind spots when you change lanes.
Traffic control devices.
Spots in your vision when you become fatigued.
6.
You may legally block an intersection:
During rush hour traffic.
Under no circumstances.
When you entered the intersection on the green light.
7.
This sign means:
Railroad Warning
No U-Turn
Traffic Signal Ahead
8.
This road sign means
slow down or stop
stop if necessary
you must come to a complete stop
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