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
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Passing grade —
5 or fewer errors
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1.
When a pedestrian is crossing a street guided by a dog or carrying a white cane
You must always yield the right-of-way
You must yield the right of way at corners only
You must tell them where to cross the street
2.
For right-of-way at an intersection where signs or signals are not used, you should:
yield to the vehicle to your right
yield to the vehicle to your left
wait until there are no vehicles at the intersection
3.
This road sign means:
Stop if necessary
Drive with caution and be ready to stop
You must make a complete stop
4.
When driving in fog or mist, never put your headlights on high beam because:
The light will reflect back into your eyes.
Vehicles behind you may follow too closely.
Approaching vehicles might not see you.
5.
Make room for cars entering freeways by:
Slowing down.
Moving over a lane if there is no on next to you.
Maintain your speed and position.
6.
This road sign means
stop only if other cars approaching
bicycles cross or ride beside traffic
yield right-of-way
7.
This road sign means
the road ahead curves left, then right
the road ahead curves right, then left
road construction ahead
8.
If there is no crosswalk and you see a pedestrian crossing your lane, you should
cautiously drive around the pedestrian
Stop and let the pedestrian finish crossing
Make sure the pedestrian can see you before proceeding
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