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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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5 or fewer errors
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1.
When driving in work zones, you should:
Increase your speed to get through the zone as quickly as possible.
Reduce your speed and be prepared to stop suddenly.
Maintain your normal speed the whole way through the zone.
2.
Backing your vehicle is:
Always dangerous.
Dangerous if you have a helper.
Only dangerous in large vehicles.
3.
This sign means:
Slow down; curving road ahead.
Slow down and do not use your brakes.
Slow down; slippery when wet.
4.
If you parallel park facing downward on a hill:
Turn your wheels sharply toward the side of the road.
Turn your wheels away from the side of the road.
Keep your wheels straight.
5.
At a red traffic light with a green arrow, you may proceed in the direction of the arrow if:
You first come to a complete stop.
You wait until the light changes.
You are in the proper lane and the roadway is clear.
6.
When entering the interstate on a short entrance ramp where there is no acceleration lane:
Enter the far-right traffic lane on the interstate and speed up to match the flow of traffic.
Use the shoulder of the main road to get up to the speed of traffic.
Speed up only after you have identified a gap in traffic.
7.
When entering traffic after being parked at a curb, you:
Should drive more slowly than other traffic for 200 feet.
Should wait for a large enough gap to get up to the speed of traffic.
Should wait for the first two vehicles to pass, then drive into the lane.
8.
How many alcoholic drinks does it take to affect your driving ability?
Three
Two
One
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