South Dakota DMV Motorcycle Test

Pass the South Dakota Motorcycle Permit test the first time with FREE South Dakota DMV Practice Tests. Study real motorcycle permit questions from the DMV handbook!.

1. In hot weather, what type of clothing should you wear while riding your motorcycle?
2. If you need to shift gears as you approach a turn
3. The safest place to ride in the rain is
4. Why is reflective material so important?
5. When passing a large vehicle, do not pull back in front of the vehicle until you can see its
6. Blind intersections can be dangerous because
7. In slow turns, how can you help balance the motorcycle?
8. When is the center of the lane position the best choice?
9. Where should you keep your knees when driving?
10. If you are driving downhill and the downgrade is very steep, you must
11. When traffic control lights are not working, you must ____ before proceeding through the intersection.
12. When changing lanes, look over your shoulder in the direction you plan to move to make sure there are no other vehicles in
13. What are the possible consequences of a riding under the influence conviction?
14. If your motorcycle begins to wobble, it is important not to
15. You must not pass a vehicle from the left when
16. If your vehicle's directional signals fail, use ____ until you can have them repaired.
17. ____ helps make your downshifting smoother.
18. Which of the following should you do if your throttle cable is stuck?
19. Tinted eye protection
20. While passing a row of parked cars, you see that there is a driver in one of the parked vehicles. what should you do?
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About Motorcycle Permit Practice Tests

To operate a motorcycle in South Dakota, you must have a motorcycle instruction permit or a motorcycle license. Licenses are issued by the Department of Public Safety (DPS). You can apply for a motorcycle instruction permit at age 14 and a motorcycle license at age 16. A motorcycle permit or license allows you to operate a motorcycle, motorbike, scooter, or moped on public roads.

To receive a motorcycle instruction permit, you must apply, submit the required documentation, pass the vision screening and the motorcycle knowledge exam, and pay the fees. To receive a motorcycle license, you must apply, submit the required documentation, pay the fees, and pass the vision screening, the knowledge exam, and the motorcycle driving test.

Tests are scheduled online or through the DPS. The motorcycle knowledge test contains 25 questions about safe riding practices and road rules. You must answer 20 of the questions correctly to pass. The motorcycle driving test assesses your ability to operate your motorcycle safely. If you fail a test, you must wait one day to retake it.