GED Social Studies Study Guide

Online GED® Social Studies classes is a free, web-based course that allows you to prepare for the Social Studies GED test within a few weeks.

In this course, you learn about U.S. History, Civics & Government, Geography, and Important Historical Documents. These lessons will help you understand GED Social Studies questions better.

The GED Social Studies test is 70 minutes long and there are usually 35 questions.

Along the way, a tutor provides practice challenges and step-by-step solutions so students can check their knowledge. All video lessons contain transcripts and quizzes.

The GED Social Studies test is 70 minutes long and, just like in the other sections, you must attain a score of at least 145 to pass.

The GED Social Studies test covers subject fields like Geography, U.S. & World History, American Civics & Government, Geography, and Economy.

The GED test is a pretty challenging high school equivalency exam. In fact, the passing standards are so high that some 40 percent of all high school grads would not pass on the first try. So get well prepared.

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The U.S. History

Important Historical Documents

Government And CivicsOnline GED Social Studies Classss include U.S. History, Government and Civics, Important Historical Documents, and U.S. Geography Lessons


GED Social Studies Practice Tests

What’s Included in GED Social Studies

The GED Social Studies test is 70 minutes long and there are usually 35 questions. This section includes four major categories of which Civics & Government is 50 percent.

The other half consists of US History (20 percent), Economics (15 percent), and Geography & the World (15 percent). GED stands for General Education Development.

In the GED Social Studies test, you will be tested on your knowledge of the US and World history, on how the American Civics and Government system functions, on how our economy works, and on Geography.

Many examples and concepts are based on evidence from the world around us and displayed on charts and other visuals.

Maybe you’ve been out of school for several years and find returning to a school classroom difficult. So benefit from our free online video lessons and practice tests, great support tools to get optimally prepared for the GED Social Studies test.

The section of Social Studies includes a wide range of subject matter and our free video lessons and practice tests address all topics that are on the GED Social Studies test.

Essential GED Test Facts

Video lessons are actually a very efficient and at times fun way to get ready for the actual exam fast. Check out also the highly effective testing strategies that we’ve developed to answer each question in the correct way.

This a great way to fast-track the entire GED test prep process and boost your reading skills so you’ll understand the questions easier and better. Our lessons are also great for the ACT or SAT test preparation.

People who are successful on the GED test have demonstrated that they have the knowledge and skills at the level of graduating high school seniors. The GED exam includes four separate subtests (modules).

The four subtests are in Literacy (Reasoning through Language Arts), Social Studies, Math (Mathematical Reasoning), and Science. Literacy includes English Reading and Writing.

You need to attain at least a score of 145 (out of a possible 200) on each of the four subtests and averaging is no option.

A score of 145-164 is the HSE (high school equivalency) passing score, scores in the 165-174 range indicate a College Ready level, and scores between 175 and 200 indicate GED College Ready + Credit level (up to ten hours of college credit).

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Developers of GED Social Studies Classes

Our online GED Social Studies classes come from Covcel GED Prep. This premium course allows us to publish 118 lessons and practice tests. Covcel is created by experienced teachers and Ph.D. graduates from America’s leading universities.


Last Updated on April 12, 2021.

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