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GED Social Studies Practice Test 15 Questions

These questions are written by our Social Studies guru and are similar to the GED Test. Each question has four or five answer choices. Choose the best answer for each question.

 

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1. Which of the following statements about the Declaration of Independence is incorrect?
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2. Which of the following statements applies to United States Bill of Rights?
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3. Which of the following statements about Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is incorrect?
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4. Which of the following statements is incorrect?
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5. Although advanced for its time, the Mayan calendar was inaccurate because it__________.
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6. 1. The main objectives of the French colonists in the Americas were to expand the fur trade and develop agricultural plantations.
2. The main objectives of the British colonists in the Americas were God, gold and glory.
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7. Which of the following is a factor when deciding on a market plan for selling a product?
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8. Which of the following statements about physical geography is correct?
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9. 1. A key contains listings for all the important symbols found on a map.
2. A legend contains small illustrations and descriptions to explain the symbols found on a map.
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10. Which of the following statements about the 13 colonies is correct?
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11. Why were some of the early New England colonies known as the Bible Commonwealth?
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12. Where did the famous Oregon Trail begin?
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13. Which of the following statements about the Supreme Court justices is incorrect?
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14. Which of the following is a form of voting where all votes on a ballot are cast for candidates from the same political party?
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15. 1. The Emancipation Proclamation declared the freedom of slaves in the states that were still in rebellion against the Union.
2. The Emancipation Proclamation did not outlaw slavery outright, and did not grant citizenship to the ex-slaves.
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