South Dakota driver's examination

Number of tests: 14
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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5 or fewer errors
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9.
This road sign means
sharp right turn
the road ahead turns sharply right then sharply left
a road joins from the right
10.
Stopping distances and severity of crashes
Decrease as vehicle speed increases
Are not affected by vehicle speed
Increase as vehicle speed increases
11.
The sign shown in the picture tells a driver that:
A parking attendant is ahead
A police office is ahead
A construction flagger is ahead
12.
For right-of-way at an intersection where signs or signals are not used, you should:
yield to the vehicle to your right
wait until there are no vehicles at the intersection
yield to the vehicle to your left
13.
You drive defensively when you:
Look only at the car in front of you while driving.
Always put one car length between you and the car ahead.
Keep your eyes moving to look for possible hazards.
14.
This sign means
Stop ahead.
Do not enter.
Road construction or maintenance ahead.
15.
The blind spots where trucks will not be able to see you are:
the immediate left of the cab
Both the immediate left of the cab and directly behind the body
directly behind the body
16.
If a pedestrian is crossing in the middle of the street, not at a crosswalk (also known as jaywalking) even if it is illegal, you:
Must stop for them
Do not have to stop for them
Should honk your horn at them
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