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South dakota driver's examination

Number of tests: 24
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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9.
Vehicles are required to be covered by liability insurance:
Only when used on an interstate.
Only when operated by a minor.
At all times.
10.
You are driving on the freeway behind a large truck. You should drive:
Closer behind the truck than you would if following a passenger vehicle.
Farther behind the truck than you would if following a passenger vehicle.
To the right side of the truck and wait to pass.
11.
Check your rearview mirrors:
Often to see how traffic is moving behind you.
To see if a vehicle is in your blind spot.
Only when you are slowing down.
12.
You want to make a right turn at the corner. A pedestrian with a guide dog is at the corner ready to cross the street in front of you. Before making your right turn, you should:
Turn off your engine until the person crosses the street.
Tell the pedestrian when to cross the street.
Wait until the person crosses the street.
13.
This road sign means:
georgia do not enter road sign
You are about to enter a one-way street from the wrong direction.
U-turns are prohibited.
You may proceed if the way is clear.
14.
Hydroplaning occurs when tires ride on a thin film of water instead of on the surface of the road. To prevent hydroplaning in rainy weather, you should:
Put on your cruise control to maintain a constant speed.
Decrease your speed.
Move to the shoulder of the road as soon as it starts to rain.
15.
To improve visibility lowered by rain or fog, drivers should use their:
Low beam headlights.
High beam headlights.
Parking lights.
16.
When should you yield your legal right-of-way?
Often, even at controlled intersections.
Whenever it helps prevent collisions.
Never. It confuses other drivers.
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