FREE South Dakota DMV Permit Practice Test 2019 | SD

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South Dakota DMV Driver's License.
If you want to get your learner’s permit or driver’s license in the state of South Dakota, you will need to get an 80% passing score on a written knowledge test, consisting of 25 multiple-choice questions. The information you need to pass the knowledge test can be found in the 2019 South Dakota Driver’s Manual; it is also the same information you will need to know to do well in a driver’s education course. Individuals age 14 and up can qualify for an instruction permit after they take the written test, a vision test, turn in an application (with parental permission if they are underage), provide required forms of ID, and meet certain other requirements depending on age. If you have taken a driver education course approved by the state, you may not have to take the written knowledge test to get your instruction permit, but you should still be able to answer all potential questions on the test. You must have your permit for either 90 days minimum if you have taken a driver’s education course, or 180 days minimum if you have not taken such a course. You will need to pay a fee of $28 whether you are getting an instruction permit, a restricted minor’s permit, or a driver’s license. This SD DPS permit practice test covers the same information and uses questions in the same format as the real test, to help you prepare.
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South Dakota DMV Permit Test Fact Sheet

How many questions:25
How many correct answers to pass:20
Passing score:80%
Minimum age to apply for Instruction Permit14

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1- things you should do before your driving knowledge exam

FREE E-Book: 10 Things You Should Do Before Your Driving Knowledge Exam

Many people get to the DMV overconfident and underprepared because they fail to do some of the simple things that would allow them to pass easily. What follows are the 10 steps that every aspiring driver should take to prepare for his or her official knowledge exam.

List of questions (classic view)

Where there are both a solid and a dashed yellow line between opposing lanes of traffic, you may NOT pass
Shared center lanes are reserved for
On multilane roads, the _________ lane is intended to be used for passing slower vehicles.
What does this sign indicate?
Which of the following rules about turning is FALSE?
If an emergency vehicle displaying flashing red or blue lights or sounding a siren or air horn is approaching, you must
South Dakota law requires you to _________ for a pedestrian carrying a white cane or using a guide dog, whether or not the person is in a crosswalk.
This sign is
To hold the steering wheel, place
When approaching an intersection without signs or signals, you must yield to
When turning a corner, you should turn the steering wheel using
What does this sign indicate?
Which of the following activities can distract you from driving?
To avoid last-minute braking or the need to turn suddenly, you should look at least ________ ahead.
At high speeds, you should start to signal __________ before you turn.
This posted sign is
For better visibility in fog, rain, or snow, use
_________ are areas around trucks or other large vehicles in which other vehicles may disappear into blind spots.
When should you sound a sharp blast on your horn?
What does this sign mean?
If you spot a slow-moving vehicle in your lane, you should
When there is water on the roadway, you must reduce your speed below 35 mph to avoid
If you miss your exit on an interstate highway, what should you do?
What does this sign mean?
At 75 mph, your vehicle will travel _________ in the time that it takes you to react to a hazard and bring the vehicle to a stop.
You have parked facing uphill next to a curb. Which way should you point your front wheels?
When entering an interstate highway from an acceleration lane, you must
This sign is
If you are being followed closely (tailgated), you should NOT
In South Dakota, which occupants of a vehicle must wear seat belts or suitable child restraints?
Use __________ to ensure that you are not driving faster than the distance you can see ahead.
What does this sign mean?
If you are about to pass a bicycle to your immediate right and an oncoming vehicle is approaching you on your immediate left, what should you do?
You should dim your headlights whenever you are within ________ of an oncoming vehicle.
In South Dakota, you must use your headlights between _________ and at any other time when visibility is poor.
This sign may be posted
A steady yellow traffic light at an intersection indicates that you must
If you approach a stopped school bus with its red lights flashing on a two-lane road, you must come to a complete stop at least ________ from the school bus.
A driver at least 21 years of age can be charged with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol if his or her blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is _______ or greater.
What does this sign mean?
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