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.
This is the shape and color of a __________ sign.
Yield
Wrong Way
Stop
2.
If you are continually being passed on the right and the left while driving in the center lane of an expressway, you should:
stay in the center lane
move to the lane on your right
move to the lane on your left
3.
This sign means:
no right turn
right turn on red light permitted with caution
all traffic must turn right at next intersection
4.
Blocking an intersection during "rush hour" traffic is not permitted
Unless you entered the intersection on a green light
Under any circumstances, even if your light is green
Unless you have the right of way or a green light
5.
What does this road sign mean:
Be ready to merge with traffic entering your lane.
Divided highway ahead.
Always stop.
6.
This road sign means:
Jogging Trail
School Crossing
Pedestrian Crossing
7.
When approaching someone using a white cane or guide dog, you should:
stop until the person is well away from the roadway or path of travel.
honk your horn as you proceed past them.
carefully drive around them.
8.
When changing lanes:
Check the inside rearview mirror
Look over your shoulder to make sure the lane is clear
Slow down
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