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.
Slowing down just to look at collisions or anything else out of the ordinary:
Causes traffic congestion
Prevents rear-end collisions
Improves traffic flow by preventing collisions
2.
This sign means:
No Right Turn
Divided Highway
Stop Sign Ahead
3.
When a school bus is stopped on your side of the road with its red lights flashing, you must:
Slow to 10 mph
Change lanes and pass cautiously
Stop until the lights stop flashing
4.
Which of these statements is true about drugs and driving is true
Any prescription drug is safe to use if you don't feel drowsy
Even over the counter drugs can impair your driving
Only illegals drugs can impair your driving
5.
As your speed increases it is most important to:
Drive with both hands on steering wheel.
Look farther ahead.
Put on your headlights.
6.
The blind spots where trucks will not be able to see you are:
directly behind the body
the immediate left of the cab
Both the immediate left of the cab and directly behind the body
7.
This sign means:
Merge
Yield Right-of-Way
Side Road
8.
What is the only effective way to remove alcohol from the body?
Strong coffee
Cold shower
Time
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