South Dakota driver's examination

Number of tests: 16
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
You have made error so far
Passing grade —
5 or fewer errors
Drivers should use their high beam headlights
Where there are no oncoming vehicles
Where there may be pedestrians
Both A & B
After you have passed a vehicle moving in the same direction, it is safe to move back into the right lane:
after about three seconds
when you can no longer see the vehicle over your right shoulder
when you can see the front of the vehicle or the vehicle's headlights in your rearview mirror
What does this road sign mean:
Slow down and prepare to stop only if cars are approaching you.
Come to a full stop, then go when it is safe to do so.
Proceed carefully through the intersection, not always stopping.
Give the right-of-way to any pedestrian who is:
In a marked crosswalk
In any crosswalk or intersection
Crossing any street
If a pedestrian is illegally crossing in the middle of the street instead of at a crosswalk, you:
Must stop for them
Do not have to stop for them
Should honk your horn at them
When you drive through a construction zone, you should:
Slow down to watch the workers
Decrease your following distance
Pass the construction zone carefully and not “rubberneck”.
A diamond shaped sign means:
This sign means:
No Right Turn
Stop Sign Ahead
Divided Highway
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