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
To enter a gap in a highway traffic:
Speed up and let vehicles make way
Check behind, then watch the vehicle ahead
Watch only the vehicles behind the gap
At a school crossing sign, you should:
Always sound your horn when you see children.
Watch for children and be ready to stop.
Always stop, whether there’s a stop sign or not.
Sign and lane markings that say "No passing zone" tell you:
Speed up slightly
Keep a steady speed
That it is not safe to pass
You are driving in the far right lane of a four lane freeway and notice thick broken white lines on the left side of your lane. You are driving in
An exit lane
A special lane for slow moving vehicles
The carpool lane and must merge into the next lane
If the vehicle is equipped with air bags:
Seat belts should be worn behind the back
Seat belts do not need to be worn
Seat belts should still be worn
A curb painted red means:
Reserved for passengers pick up or drop off
No parking or stopping
Loading zone
This sign means:
Winding Road Ahead
Pedestrian Crossing
Do Not Enter
This road sign means
a four-way intersection is ahead
the roadway you are traveling on ends ahead
you must bear either right or left
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