# 2024 South Dakota Motorcycle Permit Test 15

The following questions are from real DMV written motorcycle permit tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in South Dakota when getting your motorcycle learners..

The following questions are from real DMV written motorcycle permit tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in South Dakota when getting your motorcycle learners permit. Each motorcycle theory practice test question has three answer choices. Select one answer for each question and select "grade this section." You can find this button at the bottom of the drivers license quiz. For a complete list of questions and answers for South Dakota please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/south-dakota/motorcycle.

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### 1. What should you do if you must ride on a slippery surface?

Explanation
On a slippery surface, you should reduce your speed, avoid making sudden moves, and brake by using both brakes.

### 2. If you are being chased by a dog, you should:

Explanation
If you see a dog approaching your motorcycle, slow down and downshift until you are close to the dog. Quickly accelerate away from the animal as it approaches.

### 3. You should maintain an increased following distance:

Explanation
An expanded cushion of space is needed if your motorcycle will take longer than normal to stop. If the pavement is slippery, if you cannot see through the vehicle ahead of you, or if traffic is heavy and another driver may try to squeeze in front of you, open up to a minimum four-second following distance.

### 4. It can be difficult to ride right after it starts raining because:

Explanation
Pavement can be particularly slippery after it has just started to rain. Oil from vehicles will have not yet washed away from the surface of the road, forming a slippery mixture with the water.

### 5. You have an improved chance of avoiding serious injury in a crash if you wear:

Explanation
Wearing a helmet is your best defense against injury while riding a motorcycle. Wearing a plastic, shatter-resistant face shield can help protect your face from injury in a crash.

### 6. When being followed by a tailgater, you should:

Explanation
The best way to handle a tailgater is to allow them to pass you. Speeding up may result in them continuing to tailgate you, just at a higher speed.