Language Arts Test Set 3

This practice Language Arts test is an essential part of our GED® test preparation

Answer all of the questions.

Do not leave any questions unanswered.

1. Which of the words below has the most negative connotation:
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B.
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D.

Question 1 of 10

2. Choose the correct idiom to complete this sentence.

Vicki wouldn't speak to her friend Matt. She gave him the ...
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D.

Question 2 of 10

3. The rhythm of the pounding waves _____ calming.
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B.

Question 3 of 10

4. Choose the appropriate transition word.

First, John went to basketball practice. ____________________, he went to the ice cream shop with his friends.
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C.
D.

Question 4 of 10

5. Choose the correct cause-and-effect transition word for this sentence.

Severe thunderstorms passed through the area on Saturday morning. ____________________, the football game was canceled.
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C.
D.

Question 5 of 10

6. Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

The artist added some earthy green tones to ______________________ the rich reds in his oil painting.
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Question 6 of 10

7. Choose the correct word to correctly complete the sentence.

Thank you for the nice ______________________!
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D.

Question 7 of 10

8. Tell whether this sentence was written in the active voice or passive voice.

The sails were hoisted by the pirate.
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B.

Question 8 of 10

9. Tell whether this sentence was written in the active voice or passive voice.

The chef cooked a huge pot of spaghetti.
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B.

Question 9 of 10

10. Read the following sentences. Change the noun in parenthesis to a possessive noun.

The _______________________ rooms are going to be cleaned today. (girls)
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Question 10 of 10


 

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GED Test Prep Tips

Taking practice tests is very important because they indicate what your knowledge gaps are. Research has indicated that students who take frequent practice tests get higher scores on the actual test.

There’s no problem if you take these practice over and over again until you understand the matter perfectly well.

It’s important that you know what your weak points are so you can focus on learning these topics.

Recent graduates have some good advice for you: don’t try to learn for all subtests at once.

You can take these subject tests one at a time, so prepare for one subject area, take that test, and move on to the next subject field.

When preparing for the test, the most common slipup is forgetting to block some time for learning.

Postponement and pretexts are your biggest enemies. Please adopt a learning schedule and stick to it.

The second common mistake that leads to failing the actual test is the fact that students spend too much time on one question and end up not making it through the whole test.

 

Last Updated on August 18, 2020.

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