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. This sign represents
2. Tinted eye protection
3. ____ helps make your downshifting smoother.
4. Where should you keep your knees when driving?
5. How can you reduce your reaction time?
6. You must not pass a vehicle from the left when
7. In locations where there is oil and grease buildup, the best lane position is
8. You are in danger of hitting an object and need to swerve to avoid it. what is the best way to initiate a swerve?
9. When approaching an intersection, you should select a lane position to
10. When braking on slippery surfaces, you should
11. When riding on a uneven surface, you can absorb shock by
12. Why is it important to cross railroad tracks at an angle of at least 45 degrees?
13. You can be sure another driver will yield to you when
14. High beam headlights should be used at night
15. Which of the following does not increase your safety when riding at night?
16. Which is not a proper way to deal with merging traffic that doesn't see your bike?
17. A curb painted with yellow lines indicates that the driver
18. If you are about to collide with an object, and you wish to get the motorcycle to lean quickly to the right, you should
19. Before mounting the motorcycle, you should check
20. A ____ step process is used to make appropriate judgments.

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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.