Subject, Patterns Details

The GED test has 4 subjects
What topics are on the test?
Each subject tests your skills and knowledge in different topics

1). Math – Quantitative & algebraic problem solving

2). Science – Life science, physical science, earth and space science

3). Social Studies – Civics and government, U.S. history, economics, geography and the world

4). Reasoning Through Language Arts – Ability to read closely, write clearly, and edit and understand written text

What types of questions are on the test?
The GED test is made up of the following types of questions
  • Multiple choice
  • Drag and drop
  • Hot spot (select an area)
  • Fill in the blank
  • Short answer
  • Extended response
** GED Test is totally Computer adaptive.
How long will it take?
Each test is a different length
  • Math – 112 minutes
  • Science – 90 minutes
  • Social Studies – 70 minutes
  • Reasoning Through Language Arts – 150 min