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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
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9.
If your vehicle begins to skid, you should:
Ease up on the gas pedal.
Brake as hard as possible.
Turn off the ignition.
10.
Before you enter an intersection, you should look to your:
Left, your right, then your left again.
Right.
Left.
11.
This road sign means:
georgia pedestrian crossing
School crossing.
Pedestrian crossing.
Jogging trail.
12.
A curb painted red means:
Loading zone.
The area is reserved for picking up or dropping off passengers.
No parking, standing, or stopping.
13.
If you approach a stopped school bus that has its lights flashing and signal arm extended, you should:
Stop.
Proceed at 15 mph if no children are present.
Proceed at normal speed, but watch for children.
14.
When a school bus is stopped on the road ahead to load or unload children, you must:
Come to a complete stop until all the children have left the bus.
Come to a complete stop until the red lights stop flashing and the stop arm is withdrawn.
Change lanes, drive slowly, and pass the bus cautiously.
15.
Should you always drive more slowly than other traffic?
No, you can block traffic when you drive too slowly.
Yes, it is a good defensive driving technique.
Yes, it is always safer than driving faster than other traffic.
16.
Hydroplaning occurs when tires ride on a thin film of water instead of on the road. To prevent hydroplaning in wet weather, you should:
Put on your cruise control to maintain a constant speed.
Slow down.
Move to the shoulder of the road as soon as it starts to rain.
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