What types of questions are on the test?
The test is made up of the following types of questions:
What topics are on the test?
Math - Quantitative and Algebraic Problem Solving
● 115 minutes ● 2 parts with a 3-minute break ●does not allow the calculator on Part 1 ●allows you to use a TI-30XS calculator for Part 2 ● gives you an on-screen calculator and allows you to bring in your own TI-30XS calculator● gives you some Math formulas and a calculator reference sheet
Science - Life Science, Physical Science, Earth and Space Science
● 90 minutes ● has no breaks ● includes 2 short answer questions that take about 10 minutes per question to write ● gives you an on-screen calculator and allows you to bring in your own TI-30XS calculator
Social Studies - Civics and Government, U.S. History, Economics, Geography and the World
● 70 minutes ● is 2 parts with no break ● part 2 of the test is one essay that you have 25 minutes to write ●gives you an on-screen calculator and allows you to bring in your own TI-30XS calculator
Reasoning Through Language Arts - Ability to read closely, write clearly, and edit and understand written text
150 minutes ● consists of 3 sections ● includes a 10-minute break between sections 2 and 3 ● includes one essay that you have 45 minutes to write
How long will it take?
GED Ready Practice Test
Reasoning through Language Arts 95 minutes
Mathematical Reasoning 60 minutes
Science 47 minutes
Social Studies 33 minutes
Official GED Test
Reasoning through Language Arts 150 minutes
Mathematical Reasoning 115 minutes
Science 90 minutes
Social Studies 70 minutes