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South Dakota Driver's License Free Practice Test

You are about to take the South Dakota DMV Online Practice Test. This sample test consists of 10 multiple choice questions and answers.

Please select the best answer for each question below and then click "Grade It!"

1. What does a dashed yellow line mean?
a.
One-way traffic
b.
No passing
c.
You may not change lanes
d.
You may cross to pass if it is safe to do so
e.
All of the above
2. Who has the right-of-way at an intersection where there is no stop sign, yield sign, or traffic signal?
a.
Drivers must yield for vehicles coming from the right
b.
Drivers must yield to vehicles coming from the right
c.
Drivers must slow down for vehicles coming from the right
d.
Drivers must proceed quickly for vehicles coming from the left
e.
All of the above
3. What must you do if you are entering a road from a driveway, alley, or roadside?
a.
Yield to vehicles already on the main road
b.
Wait until traffic is stopped
c.
Go faster than the recommended speed limit
d.
Yield to pedestrians on the main road
e.
b and c
f.
a and d
4. What should you do to signal vehicles behind you that are about to slow down or stop at a place where they might not be expecting it?
a.
Turn on your hazard lights
b.
Tap the break pedal 3 times quickly
c.
Honk your horn
d.
All of the above
5. What should you do if you run off the pavement when driving?
a.
Call 911
b.
Hold the steering wheel firmly
c.
Apply the brakes lightly and reduce speed until you can return to roadway
d.
Let go of steering wheel
e.
b and c
f.
a and d
6. How do you prevent skidding when breaking in an emergency?
a.
Keep foot off of brake
b.
Turn off the vehicle
c.
With ABS, brake as hard as possible
d.
Lock the wheels
7. When is a car seat used incorrectly?
a.
The harness straps are not used or are very loose
b.
An infant is facing forward
c.
A top tether strap is present but is not used
d.
It’s not secured to the vehicle with a seat belt
e.
All of the above
8. During heavy rain, your tires can lose all traction with the road at how many miles per hour?
a.
35 mph
b.
65 mph
c.
50 mph
d.
70 mph
e.
None of the above
9. What should you do if you feel your tires have lost traction with the road?
a.
Turn on your hazard lights
b.
Stop the car immediately
c.
Do not stop or turn until your tires are gripping the road again
d.
Ease your foot off the gas pedal and keep steering wheel straight
e.
c and d
f.
a and b
10. How can you help keep a driver at a safe distance?
a.
By keeping a steady speed
b.
Signaling in advance when you have to slow down or turn
c.
By slowing down quickly
d.
By speeding around the driver
e.
c and d
f.
a and b
g.
All of the above

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