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
Which of the following driving skills are affected by the use of alcohol and/or drugs?
Alertness and concentration
Reaction time and coordination
All of the above.
When driving in fog, it is best to drive with:
Low beam headlights
Four-way flashers
High beam headlights
The center of the roadway is marked with one solid yellow line and one broken yellow line. If the broken yellow line is on the right of the solid yellow line (your side) it means:
You are only allowed to make right turns in this area
You are in a “passing zone” and it is safe to pass other vehicles if no oncoming traffic is present.
You are not allowed to pass in this area.
When approaching someone using a white cane or guide dog, you should:
honk your horn as you proceed past them.
stop until the person is well away from the roadway or path of travel.
carefully drive around them.
You are driving behind a motorcycle and want to pass. You must:
Blow your horn to make the motorcycle move onto the shoulder so that you can pass.
Stay in the right lane as much as possible, because the motorcycle is small and doesn't use all of the lane.
Have your vehicle entirely into the left lane before and during the pass.
This sign shows one type of:
Lane change
Right turn
This sign means:
No U-Turn
Slippery When Wet
Stop Sign Ahead
Which lane must you be in before making a left turn from a one-way street?
The lane nearest the right curb.
The lane nearest the left curb.
The lane nearest the center of the street
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