FREE South Dakota DMV Permit Practice Test 2018 | 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 2018 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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List of questions (classic view)

When you find both a solid and a dashed yellow line between opposing lanes of traffic, you must NOT pass
Shared center lanes on highways are reserved for
On multilane roads, the _________ lane is intended to be used for passing slower vehicles.
This intersection sign indicates
Which of the following road rules about turning is NOT correct?
When you see a police vehicle or ambulance using a siren, air horn, or a red or blue flashing light approaching your vehicle, you must
South Dakota law requires you to _________ for pedestrians carrying a white cane, regardless of whether or not they are in a crosswalk.
This round yellow warning sign is
An ideal and comfortable position of both hands for holding the steering wheel during driving is
When approaching an intersection where there is no stop sign, yield sign or traffic signal, you must yield to
When turning sharp corners, you must turn the steering wheel using
What does this sign indicate?
It is unlawful or dangerous for any driver in South Dakota to use _________ while the vehicle is in motion.
Safe drivers look _________ahead of their vehicles to avoid last-minute braking.
When turning, you must signal at least _________ before taking the turn at higher speeds.
This posted sign is
You must use _________ at night when it is snowing or raining hard.
__________ are areas around a truck or other heavy vehicle in which other vehicles disappear into blind spots.
Using the horn is allowed in the following situation(-s)
The given curved arrow-marked sign means
If you spot a slow-moving vehicle in your driving lane, you must
When driving in a heavy rain, you must reduce your speed below 35 mph to avoid _________ on the road.
If you miss your exit on an interstate highway, you must
What does this sign mean?
If you travel at 75 mph, it can take _________ distance to react to hazardous situations and bring the vehicle to a stop.
When you park your vehicle facing uphill where there is a curb, you should turn the wheels
When entering an interstate highway from the acceleration lane, you must
This white-lettered sign is
If you are being followed too closely or tailgated, you must NOT
South Dakota driving law requires that _________wear appropriate safety belts while a vehicle is in motion.
To maintain a safe following distance between your vehicle and the vehicle ahead, you must use
What does this arrow-marked sign mean?
What should you do if you are overtaking a bicycle and an oncoming vehicle is approaching at the same time?
You should dim your high-beams at least _________ before meeting an oncoming vehicle.
You must use your headlights between _________ and at any other time when visibility is low.
This rectangle-shaped black-lettered sign will be seen
If you are approaching an intersection and see a steady yellow light, you must
If you approach a stopped school bus with its red lights flashing, you must come to a complete stop _________ from the school bus.
As per South Dakota law, if you are above 21 years of age, you will be considered driving under the influence of alcohol if your blood alcohol content (BAC) is _________ or greater.
What does this sign mean?
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