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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Passing grade —
5 or fewer errors
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1.
This sign means:
Side Road
Yield Right-of-Way
Merge
2.
Slowing down just to look at collisions or anything else out of the ordinary:
Improves traffic flow by preventing collisions
Prevents rear-end collisions
Causes traffic congestion
3.
The blind spots where trucks will not be able to see you are:
Both the immediate left of the cab and directly behind the body
directly behind the body
the immediate left of the cab
4.
What is the only effective way to remove alcohol from the body?
Cold shower
Time
Strong coffee
5.
Which of these statements is true about drugs and driving is true
Only illegals drugs can impair your driving
Even over the counter drugs can impair your driving
Any prescription drug is safe to use if you don't feel drowsy
6.
When a school bus is stopped on your side of the road with its red lights flashing, you must:
Stop until the lights stop flashing
Slow to 10 mph
Change lanes and pass cautiously
7.
This sign means:
No Right Turn
Stop Sign Ahead
Divided Highway
8.
As your speed increases it is most important to:
Drive with both hands on steering wheel.
Look farther ahead.
Put on your headlights.
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