Social Studies Practice Tests are developed to resemble the real GED® test and get you familiar with the real exam.
During the GED test, your problem-solving skills will be measured.
The GED Social Studies test must be completed in about 70 minutes.
This subtest covers subject fields like American and World History, Economy, Geography, Civics, and how the Government works.
The questions on the GED Social Studies subtest come in a number of forms such as multiple-choice, drag and drop, hot-spot, and fill-in-the-blank. there is no “extended response” anymore.
The GED Social Studies test measures also test-takers’ ability to understand and analyze texts, charts, and tables.
So check what you know by taking one of the Social Studies practice tests. Click on one of the links and follow the instructions on the screen.
Following the quiz, you can review your incorrect answers and are given guidance as to where you can find an explanation of the correct answer.
Practice Tests 10 Questions With Explanations
- Set 1-Government and Civics, Geography
- Set 2-Economics, Government and Civics
- Set 3-U.S. History, Economics
- Set 4-Geography, Government and Civics
- Set 5-Economics, U.S. History
Practice Tests 10 Questions With Explanations Part 2
- Set 6-Government and Civics, Geography
- Set 7-Economics, U.S. History
- Set 8-U.S. History
- Set 9-Government and Civics, U.S. History
- Set 10-Geography, U.S. History, Economics
Practice Tests 10 Questions With Explanations Part 3
- Set 11-Reading Charts, U.S. History
- Set 12-Fact and Opinion, Reading for meaning
- Set 13-Local and Federal Government
- Set 14-Reading Charts, Government
Practice Test 20 Questions with a Timer and Full Explanations
GED Social Studies Test Structure
There are 36 questions and you need 65% correct answers to pass the GED Social Studies exam. The GED Social Studies Test Passing Score is 145 points.
The questions come in various forms such as drag and drop, multiple-choice, fill in the blank, and hot spot. The test does NOT include an “extended response” question anymore.
The GED Social Studies test includes questions that check a student’s ability to analyze and understand the provided text, charts, and tables.
Additionally, a student’s inference and problem-solving skills are tested through an interpretation of the social studies content.
How to prepare for the Social Studies test
This page offers you numerous sample practice tests related to the Social Science section of the GED exam. Make sure you take as many practice tests as possible and if some topic seems to be challenging, check our Social Studies online classes.
We publish video lessons that are a great help to get you all geared up to take all sections of the GED Social Studies effectively.
Our video lessons are completely free, so take advantage of this great help to get all set fast for all topics of the GED Social Studies test.
GED Test Essential Facts
The other three GED tests are in Math, Literacy, and Science. You can take one of the four tests whenever you are ready to do so.
The most recent version of the GED exam is completely computer-formatted. The four GED tests measure the fundamental knowledge and skills required to have a successful career or be ready for a college education.
The GED credential is nationally recognized as equivalent to a standard high school diploma.
The GED exam includes four separate tests (modules) that may be taken independently. The four tests are in the basic academic fields of Science, Math (mathematical reasoning), Literacy (RLA-reasoning through language arts), and Social Studies.
Holders of the GED diploma have demonstrated that they master the skills and knowledge at a level that may be expected of graduating high school seniors.
About one out of seven US adults that hold a secondary education credential has earned their diploma through the GED Program. The GED Social Studies Practice Tests published on this website are provided by Covcel GED Prep.
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