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 sign means:
Merge
Crossroad
Stop
2.
This sign means
You have the right of way
Let cross traffic go by first.
Car on the right goes first.
3.
When you back up:
Always look through the rear window
Rely only on your rear-view mirror
Do it fast
4.
This sign means
Slippery when wet.
Don't drink if you are going to drive.
Road curves ahead.
5.
This sign means:
slippery road ahead
end of a divided highway
beginning of a divided highway
6.
Which of the following road surfaces freezes first?
A tunnel.
An intersection.
A bridge.
7.
This road sign means
no parking
do not enter
no U-turn
8.
If you experience a tire blowout
Tap or pump the brakes
Apply the brakes firmly
Slow down gradually and use brakes lightly
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