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
You have made error so far
Passing grade —
5 or fewer errors
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1.
When driving in fog or mist, never put your headlights on high beam because:
Approaching vehicles might not see you.
Vehicles behind you may follow too closely.
The light will reflect back into your eyes.
2.
This road sign means
the road ahead curves right, then left
the road ahead curves left, then right
road construction ahead
3.
This road sign means
bicycles cross or ride beside traffic
yield right-of-way
stop only if other cars approaching
4.
Make room for cars entering freeways by:
Maintain your speed and position.
Slowing down.
Moving over a lane if there is no on next to you.
5.
For right-of-way at an intersection where signs or signals are not used, you should:
wait until there are no vehicles at the intersection
yield to the vehicle to your right
yield to the vehicle to your left
6.
This road sign means:
Drive with caution and be ready to stop
You must make a complete stop
Stop if necessary
7.
If there is no crosswalk and you see a pedestrian crossing your lane, you should
Stop and let the pedestrian finish crossing
Make sure the pedestrian can see you before proceeding
cautiously drive around the pedestrian
8.
When a pedestrian is crossing a street guided by a dog or carrying a white cane
You must yield the right of way at corners only
You must tell them where to cross the street
You must always yield the right-of-way
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