South Dakota driver's examination

Number of tests: 14
Number of questions: 25
Passing score: 20
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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1.
A solid yellow line next to a broken yellow line means that vehicles:
Next to the solid line may pass.
Next to the broken line may pass.
In both directions may pass.
2.
At intersections with a "Yield" sign, you must:
yield the right-of-way to cross traffic close enough to cause conflict
slow down and proceed
yield to those vehicles only on your right
3.
This sign means:
Pedestrians must not cross here.
Pedestrian crossing ahead.
Pedestrians walking along the road ahead.
4.
You may cross a double, yellow line to pass another vehicle, if the yellow line next to:
The other side of the road is a broken line.
The other side of the road is a solid line.
Your side of the road is a broken line.
5.
If you have a green light, but the path ahead is blocked, you should:
Stay out of the intersection until traffic clears
Turn left and find another route
Enter the intersection and wait
6.
Prior to entering a curve:
Activate your turn signal
Brake hard
Reduce your speed
7.
Which of these statements is true about changing lanes
Look over your right shoulder for a right lane change and your left shoulder for a left lane change
Vehicles with two outside mirrors do not have blind spots
You only need to turn and look over your right shoulder for lane changes to the right or left
8.
It is legal to make a left turn at a red traffic light after stopping if:
you are traveling on a one-way street and turning onto another one-way street.
you yield to all other traffic at the intersection.
you are traveling on a two-way street and turning onto a two-way street.
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