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South dakota driver's examination

Number of tests: 24
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.
This sign means you are approaching a railroad crossing that does not have a signal. You should:
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Come to a complete stop.
Proceed at a consistent speed while looking and listening for approaching trains.
Slow down, look both ways, listen for any trains, and be prepared to stop if any trains are nearby.
2.
Which of the following driving skills is/are affected by the use of alcohol and/or drugs?
Alertness.
Coordination.
Both of the above.
3.
If you approach a flashing red traffic light, you:
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Are traveling in the wrong direction.
Must treat the intersection as if it is controlled by a stop sign.
May not proceed until it changes to green.
4.
This sign means:
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Change in direction or narrowing of roadway.
No right turn.
No passing zone.
5.
If you are getting tired while driving, you should:
Stop and either get rest or change drivers.
Drink something with caffeine.
Open a window.
6.
The center of the roadway is marked with one solid yellow line and one broken yellow line. If the broken yellow line is directly next to your traffic lane, it means:
You are not allowed to pass in this area.
You are in a passing zone and it is safe for you to pass other vehicles on the left if no oncoming traffic is present.
You are only allowed to make right turns in this area.
7.
While in a motor vehicle on a highway, it is:
Illegal to either drink from or possess open containers of alcohol.
Legal to drink alcohol if you're not driving.
Legal to drink alcohol if you're driving but not drunk.
8.
When stopped for a traffic violation, a driver must produce:
Only their insurance and registration.
Only their license.
Their license, insurance, and registration.
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