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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.
When merging onto the freeway, you should be driving:
At or near the speed of the freeway traffic.
At the legal speed limit.
More slowly than the freeway traffic.
10.
Which of the following substances can affect the ability to drive?
Tranquilizers, marijuana, and sedatives.
Cough syrups and cold tablets containing codeine or antihistamines.
All of the above.
11.
The best thing to do if you become tired while driving is to:
Stop to rest or change drivers.
Drink coffee.
Open a window.
12.
Drivers may not park within _____ of a fire hydrant.
15 feet
20 feet
30 feet
13.
At intersections, crosswalks, and railroad crossings, you should always:
Stop, listen, and proceed cautiously.
Look to the sides of your vehicle to see what is coming.
Slowly pass vehicles that seem to be stopped for no reason.
14.
Check your rearview mirrors:
Often to see how traffic is moving behind you.
To see if a vehicle is in your blind spot.
Only when you are slowing down.
15.
This sign means:
illinois side road
Side road.
Merge.
Yield the right-of-way.
16.
When stopping on snow or ice, drivers who are operating vehicles equipped with an Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) should:
Pump the brakes.
Press and hold the brake pedal firmly.
Stay off the brakes and wait for the car to drift to a stop.
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