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Comprehension Check

You have had a chance to review basic information about the GED Language Arts Writing Test. Check your knowledge by answering each of the following questions. The box at the right of each question will indicate if your choice is correct or if you should try again.

1. The essay must be a minimum of 250 words in length.
a. True
b. False
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2. The essay counts for approximately ___% of the final GED Language Arts Writing Test score:
a. 25
b. 30
c. 40
d. 50
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3. All of the following descriptors are used on the Essay Scoring Guide, except:
a. Inadequate
b. Marginal
c. Adequate
d. Effective
e. Perfect
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4. All of the following are standards on the Essay Scoring Guide, except:
a. Response to the Prompt
b. Five-Paragraph Structure
c. Development and Details
d. Word Choice
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5. Two trained readers using a holistic scoring method read each essay.
a. True
b. False
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6. Students can select their own topics for their essays.
a. True
b. False
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7. A student is permitted to spend up to 45 minutes writing his or her essay.
a. True
b. False
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