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GED® Tests

What are GED tests like?

Five separate tests make up the battery of tests. Test questions range in difficulty from easy to hard, and cover a wide range of subjects. All the questions on four of the parts are multiple choice with five possible answers given. Part II of the Writing Skills Tests does require you to write an essay.

The content of these tests are as follows:

Writing Skills, Part I (50 questions, 75 minutes)

Organization

Sentence Structure

Usage

Mechanics

Writing Skills, Part II (45 minutes)

Essay

Social Studies (50 questions, 70 minutes)

History

Geography

Civics and Government

Economics

Science (50 questions, 80 minutes)

Life Science

Earth and Space Science

Physical Sciences

Language Arts, Reading (40 questions, 60 minutes)

Comprehension

Application

Analysis

Synthesis

Mathematics (50 questions, 90 minutes)

Number Operations
Measurement/Geometry
Data Analysis/Statistics
Algebra

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