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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 fog, it is best to drive with:
High beam headlights.
Low beam headlights.
Four-way flashers.
2.
When are drivers required to use their headlights?
One half hour after sunset until one half hour before sunrise
During the day in clear weather
When they are tired
3.
If you encounter an aggressive driver, you should:
Challenge them.
Get out of their way.
Speed up.
4.
Which of these statements is true about changing lanes?
You only need to turn and look over your right shoulder for lane changes to the right or left.
Look over your right shoulder for a right lane change and your left shoulder for a left lane change.
Vehicles with two outside mirrors do not have blind spots.
5.
A broken yellow centerline indicates that:
Passing is not permitted.
Passing on the right is permitted when the way ahead is clear.
Passing on the left is permitted when the way ahead is clear.
6.
If you park facing uphill where there is no curb, set the parking brake and:
Turn your wheels toward the edge of the road.
Turn your wheels away from the edge of the road.
Keep your wheels facing straight.
7.
When driving down a long or steep hill, you should:
Check your mirrors for speeding traffic behind you.
Assume all traffic is maintaining a consistent speed.
Hold down your brake pedal to control the speed of surrounding traffic.
8.
When approaching a person who is crossing the street while using a white cane or guide dog, you should:
Stop until the person is well away from your path of travel.
Honk your horn as you proceed past them.
Carefully drive around them.
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