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SOUTH DAKOTA PRACTICE PERMIT TEST

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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 SD 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. To enter a gap in traffic while driving on a highway:
check behind, then watch the vehicle ahead.
speed up and let vehicles make way.
watch only the vehicles behind the gap.
2. When they see a crossbuck sign, drivers:
are legally required to yield the right of way to trains.
must slow down and wait for the red lights to flash.
must always come to a complete stop.
3. If you meet a stopped school bus with the lights flashing and the signal arm extended, you should:
stop.
watch for children and proceed at normal speed.
proceed at 15 MPH or less, if no children are present.
4. If you are feeling tired while driving, you should:
stop and get some rest.
drink coffee.
open a window.
5. If a vehicle is coming towards you at night with its high beams on, making it hard to see the road ahead, you should:
look ahead towards the left edge of your lane.
look straight ahead towards the middle of the lane.
look ahead towards the right edge of your lane.
6. The sign in the picture:
maximum recommended speed sign
shows the highest speed drivers can travel at the exit of the intersection.
indicates the minimum ramp speed at the highway exit point.
is used to advise motorists of the appropriate ramp speed at the highway exit point.
7. To make a proper right turn:
slow down and get into the lane nearest the centerline.
give the proper signal and get into the lane nearest the right curb.
swing to the left before turning right.
8. When the road is slippery, drivers should _________ their following distance.
decrease
increase
maintain
9. What does the pictured signal indicate?
walk
A pedestrian may begin crossing the street.
Pedestrians may turn right.
A pedestrian may not not begin crossing the street.
10. This road sign means:
yield sign
No Passing Zone
You have the right of way
Yield the right-of-way
 
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SD DMV Test Practice

Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass:20
Passing score:80%
Minimum age to apply: 14
Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass:20
Passing score:80%
Minimum age to apply: 14
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