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South dakota driver's examination

Number of tests: 24
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.
Crosswalks are:
Always indicated by pavement markings.
Either indicated by pavement markings or are not marked at all.
Always unmarked.
2.
In traffic moving at 50 to 55 mph, you are least likely to have an accident if you:
Drive a few miles per hour faster than most other vehicles.
Stay within that speed range.
Drive a few miles per hour slower than most other vehicles.
3.
If you can see that the roadway up ahead is covered by heavy smoke, you should:
Turn on your four-way flashers and continue.
Reduce your speed, move as far to the right as possible, and stop off the roadway.
Turn on your high beam headlights and continue.
4.
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.
5.
Which of the following statements about blind spots is true?
They are eliminated if you have one outside mirror on each side of the vehicle.
Large trucks have bigger blind spots than most passenger vehicles.
Blind spots can be checked by looking in your rearview mirrors.
6.
A steady yellow traffic signal light is a warning that the light is about to change to red. If you are already within the intersection when a green light changes to yellow, you should:
Stop.
Continue moving and clear the intersection safely.
Increase your speed so as not to cause an accident.
7.
To avoid glare from the headlights of an approaching car:
Look briefly toward the right side of the road.
Stay focused on the centerline on the road.
Flash your high beams.
8.
If you want to enter the freeway but you don't see a gap in traffic, you should:
Maintain your speed and force the other drivers to create a gap.
Slow down on the ramp to wait for a gap.
Stop at the end of the ramp to wait for a gap.
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