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
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Passing grade —
5 or fewer errors
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1.
Prior to entering a curve:
Reduce your speed
Activate your turn signal
Brake hard
2.
At intersections with a "Yield" sign, you must:
slow down and proceed
yield to those vehicles only on your right
yield the right-of-way to cross traffic close enough to cause conflict
3.
A solid yellow line next to a broken yellow line means that vehicles:
In both directions may pass.
Next to the broken line may pass.
Next to the solid line may pass.
4.
If you have a green light, but the path ahead is blocked, you should:
Turn left and find another route
Stay out of the intersection until traffic clears
Enter the intersection and wait
5.
This sign means:
Pedestrian crossing ahead.
Pedestrians walking along the road ahead.
Pedestrians must not cross here.
6.
Which of these statements is true about changing lanes
Vehicles with two outside mirrors do not have blind spots
Look over your right shoulder for a right lane change and your left shoulder for a left lane change
You only need to turn and look over your right shoulder for lane changes to the right or left
7.
It is legal to make a left turn at a red traffic light after stopping if:
you yield to all other traffic at the intersection.
you are traveling on a two-way street and turning onto a two-way street.
you are traveling on a one-way street and turning onto another one-way street.
8.
You may cross a double, yellow line to pass another vehicle, if the yellow line next to:
Your side of the road is a broken line.
The other side of the road is a broken line.
The other side of the road is a solid line.
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