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. One alcoholic drink can be eliminated from the body in ____ hours
2. How should the clutch feel?
3. What should you do if fog closes in completely while you are driving, and visibility is reduced to near zero?
4. When stopping in a curve, what should you do?
5. The front brake is controlled by
6. This sign represents
7. When riding on a uneven surface, you can absorb shock by
8. If there are two or more motorcycles riding together, they should ride
9. If you suspect the road ahead is slippery, what should you do?
10. While passing a row of parked cars, you see that there is a driver in one of the parked vehicles. what should you do?
11. The best lane position to avoid lane sharing by others is the ____ lane position.
12. What is the best path through a curve?
13. Because riding a motorcycle is more tiring than driving a car, you should
14. Where should beginners motorcyclists ride in a group?
15. A driver who wants to enter a highway from a private road
16. During ____ turns, you should lean your motorcycle while keeping your body straight.
17. If approaching a blind intersection with a stop line, where should you stop?
18. This road sign means
19. In a single lane of traffic, there are ____ lane positions for a motorcycle.
20. Which of the following is true about braking?

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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.