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A South Dakota driver's license or learner's permit is required for all residents who operate a motor vehicle on any South Dakota street or highway. You must be at least 14 years old and pass the vision and knowledge test to receive an instruction permit. The South Dakota written test is based on the contents of the South Dakota Driver's Manual and contains questions on safe driving practices, road rules, and road signs and signals. There are 25 questions in the SD DMV knowledge test, and passing requires a score of 80% or above (at least 20 correct answers). Prepare for the official South Dakota written test by practicing with our South Dakota drivers license test.

List of questions
1.
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2.
Before pulling out from a parking space which is parallel to the curb, you should? Select all that apply.
3.
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4.
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5.
Children on bicycles should be given extra space by motor vehicle operators because:null
6.
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8.
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9.
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10.
Which of the following colors is used for guide signs? Select all that apply.
11.
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12.
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13.
When should you signal if you want to turn right?
14.
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15.
Which of the following statements about driving speed is true?null
16.
If a motorist sees pedestrians in an upcoming crosswalk, what should the motorist do?
17.
Distracted driving is: ______________________________.
18.
Trucks’ blind spots are:null
19.
If you have a sudden tire blowout:null
20.
To help others see you when daylight begins to fade, you should use your:null
21.
When changing lanes: _________________.
22.
If you are driving and a tire suddenly goes flat, you should: _______________________.
23.
To see objects in their blind spot when changing lanes, drivers should check: ________________________.
24.
When do you need to obey instructions from school crossing guards?
25.
When entering a roadway from a private road, you should:
26.
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27.
When driving down a steep hill, which gear should you use?
28.
When do you have to stop for a school bus?
29.
When does the school bus stop law not apply?
30.
When entering a freeway, you should:
31.
When could you pass another vehicle on the right?
32.
When making a right turn, you should not: _____________________________.
33.
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34.
How can you prevent drowsiness on long trips?
35.
Which of the following colors is used for warning signs? Select all that apply.
36.
If there are no sidewalks, pedestrians should walk on the road:
37.
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38.
If two vehicles enter an intersection at the same time, one turning left, the other going straight, which party has the right-of-way?
39.
If the speed limit on a freeway is 65 mph, but the traffic is traveling at 70 mph, what is the legal speed on this freeway?
40.
When approaching a railroad crossing with no signal lights or crossing gates, you should: