PRACTICE PERMIT TEST SOUTH DAKOTA


All residents who operate a motor vehicle on any South Dakota street or highway must have an South Dakota driver’s license or learner’s permit. To obtain an instruction permit, you must be at least 14 years of age and pass the vision and knowledge test. The South Dakota written test covers the contents of the DMV Driver’s Manual, and includes questions on safe driving practices, road rules, road signs and signals. The knowledge test consists of 25 questions, and you must score 80% or higher (at least 20 correct answers) to pass. Practice with this sample DMV test to get ready for the official South Dakota written test.
1. When approaching someone using a white cane or guide dog, drivers should:
honk their horn as they proceed past them.
stop until the person is well away from the roadway or path of travel.
carefully drive around them.
2. Arrows on the roadway:
indicate reserved lanes.
give driving directions.
show which lanes you must use.
3. What is the main reason night driving is more difficult than daytime driving?
Reduced visibility.
Driving within the range.
The use of headlight is required by law.
4. This road sign tells drivers that:
they must change lane immediately.
they must turn either to the right or left.
the one-way street or roadway ahead ends.
5. Before changing lanes or attempting to pass another vehicle, you should:
signal your intention before changing lanes.
check your blind spots, mirrors, and look over shoulder toward the rear.
All of the above.
6. This road sign means:
Double curve, right then left
Winding road
Sharp turn to the right
7. The driver is signaling:
stopping.
turning left.
turning right.
8. When you approach this sign, you must:
watch for workers crossing the road.
stop if necessary.
None of the above.
9. On slippery roads, drivers should:
leave more space in front of their vehicle.
increase their speed to avoid hydroplaning.
come to a complete stop.
10. The road is the most dangerous:
after it rains.
when it begins to rain.
All of the above.
 
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SD DMV Written Test Facts

Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass: 20
Passing score: 80%
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