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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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1.
When driving on the highway, consistently looking far ahead of your vehicle:
Helps you keep up with traffic.
Reduces the need for last-minute braking or turning.
Allows you to spot upcoming police officers.
2.
Head restraints should be:
Adjusted to contact the back of the head.
Removed from the seats, if possible.
Anywhere, as they have no effect on either the driver or passengers.
3.
When you see this sign, you should stop and:
Check for vehicles only in the direction that you plan on going, then proceed.
Let all vehicles that arrive before or after you go first.
Check for traffic in all directions before proceeding.
4.
While driving at night, a vehicle coming toward you has its high beams on, making it hard for you to see the road ahead. You should:
Look ahead toward the left edge of your lane.
Look ahead toward the right edge of your lane.
Look straight ahead in your lane.
5.
You enter a designated turn lane to make a left turn at an upcoming intersection. There is oncoming traffic. You should:
Move to the left of the center lane.
Signal before you arrive at the intersection.
Turn your front wheels to the left to be prepared to turn.
6.
This white sign means:
The railroad crossing is controlled. Continue at your regular speed.
Look, listen, and prepare to stop at the crossing if necessary.
Stop at the railroad tracks and wait for a signal before crossing.
7.
When driving at night, you should:
Always use your high beams.
Look directly at the headlights of an oncoming vehicle.
Increase your following distance.
8.
You want to turn left at an upcoming corner. Yield the right-of-way to:
Oncoming vehicles also turning left.
All approaching vehicles.
Pedestrians on the sidewalk waiting for a "Walk" signal.
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