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.
This sign means
Two-way traffic ahead.
Four-lane traffic ahead.
Divided highway ahead.
2.
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.
3.
Before stopping your vehicle on the roadway:
Set the parking brake
Check mirrors for traffic
Place your foot on the accelerator
4.
This road sign means:
Roundabout ahead
Do not enter
No U turn
5.
This sign means:
Persons with Disabilities Parking
Yield Right-of-Way
Do Not Enter
6.
You may legally block an intersection:
Under no circumstances.
During rush hour traffic.
When you entered the intersection on the green light.
7.
This sign means:
Merge
Side Road
Yield Right-of-Way
8.
Slowing down just to look at collisions or anything else out of the ordinary:
Causes traffic congestion
Improves traffic flow by preventing collisions
Prevents rear-end collisions
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