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GED Tests

The GED Tests cover the following subject areas:

  • Language Arts Writing
  • Language Arts Reading
  • Social Studies
  • Science
  • Mathematics

With 240 questions and an original essay, plus time for test administration, the GED Tests take approximately 7 hours and 5 minutes to complete. This is a major commitment for your students.

GED Tests

Test Length (in minutes) Number of Questions
Language Arts Writing 120 50 + Essay
Language Arts Reading 65 40
Social Studies 70 50
Science 80 50
Mathematics 90 50

As a teacher, you must first understand the goals that your students wish to reach and then develop appropriate plans to help them achieve those goals. This is an important step in helping your students prepare to pass the GED Tests.