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Welcome to GED Test Info

What Types of Questions Will My Students See?

The GED Tests measure a wide variety of skills across the different content areas. The GED Tests emphasize:

  • higher-order thinking skills
  • problem-solving processes
  • visual displays of information and ideas - graphs, charts, maps, photos, cartoons, figures, diagrams, timelines
  • workplace and community contexts
  • communication skills

The GED Tests use the following types of question formats:

Test Question Format
Language Arts Writing Multiple-Choice, Essay
Language Arts Reading Multiple-Choice
Social Studies Multiple-Choice
Science Multiple-Choice
Mathematics Multiple-Choice, Grid Formats