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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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1.
You are involved in a minor collision at an intersection. There are no injuries and there is very little vehicle damage. You should:
Leave your vehicle in the traffic lane until law enforcement arrives.
Move your vehicle out of the traffic lane, if possible.
Not move your vehicle for any reason.
2.
If a child is about to run into the street, you should:
Start to prepare to slow down.
Flash your headlights.
Sound a sharp blast of your horn.
3.
At dawn or dusk and in rain or snow, it can be hard to see and be seen. A good way to let other drivers know you are there is to turn:
Up the instrumental panel lights.
On your parking lights.
On your headlights.
4.
Your license can be suspended if you are under 21 and drive with a blood alcohol level of:
0.15 percent or more.
0.08 percent or more.
Any amount.
5.
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.
6.
Sudden wind gusts on highways:
Generally affect only the movement of large vehicles.
Only cause visibility problems.
Can cause problems for all vehicles.
7.
As your speed increases, it is important to:
Turn on your headlights.
Look well ahead of your vehicle.
Change lanes frequently.
8.
When entering the interstate, check for a gap in traffic in the nearest lane, adjust your speed to match traffic, signal, and:
Expect traffic to allow you to proceed into the lane, since you have the right-of-way.
Merge carefully into the gap.
Wait for the lane to clear before merging.
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