South Dakota Motorcycle Permit Test

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 25
Passing score: 19
Directions: To obtain a motorcycle license in South Dakota, you must pass a knowledge test and on-cycle skills test. The knowledge test consists of 26 questions from the South Dakota Motorcycle Manual. Each question has three answer choices. To pass you must receive a score of 20 or better. There is no motorcycle manual in Spanish. The test is administered in English. However, an interpreter from an approved list may be used.
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1.
What does an Integrated braking system do?
It knows when to brake automatically by understanding your driving habits
It is connected to the gears and applies the brake when downshifting
It link the front and rear brakes together when applying the rear brake
2.
When riding a motorcycle at night, you should:
Drive at the same rate of speed as you would during the day
Drive slower than you normally would during the day
Drive faster than during the day.
3.
If you drive over an object, you should _________ .
pull to the side of the road and check the tires and rims for damage
continue riding since the danger is over
test your brakes to ensure they are still working
4.
A plastic shatter-resistant face shield:
Only protects your eyes
Is not necessary if you have a windshield
Helps protect your whole face
5.
Alcohol reaches the brain about how long after being consumed?
In about two hours
Within minutes
In about an hour
6.
If riding over rain grooves or bridge gratings and your motorcycle begins to weave. You should:
Speed up to get over the surface faster
Exaggerate the zig zag motion to alert other drivers
Maintain a steady speed and ride straight across.
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