Social Studies Practice Test Set 5

These Social Studies questions are a part of our GED® test prep. These questions belong to the Government and Civics and Geography categories.

These categories make up 35% of the GED Social Studies test.

Each question has four or five answer choices. Choose the best answer for each question.

1. The Bill of Rights is composed of …
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Question 1 of 10

2. Who would a citizen contact about a problem with city roads?
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Question 2 of 10

3. The statement is part of the Preamble of the U.S. Constitution. Identify how today’s political system follows the purposes of government found in the Preamble of the U.S. Constitution.

"We the People of the United States... do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America."
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Question 3 of 10

4. Where was the Constitution signed?
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Question 4 of 10

5. During which conflict did the U.S. declare war on Japan?
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Question 5 of 10

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September 11. Why did the terrorists attack the World Trade Center and the Pentagon?

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Question 6 of 10

7. The Constitution uses the idea of a ... legislature, meaning that it has two branches
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Question 7 of 10

8. The first governing document of the United States was the ...
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Question 8 of 10

9. Which of the following is NOT considered to be a cause of the Great Depression?
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Question 9 of 10

10. The United States Bill of Rights guarantees which of the following rights of individual people?
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Question 10 of 10


 

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GED Test Prep Tips

These practice tests are part of our GED Social Studies online prep. Taking practice tests is very important because they indicate what your knowledge gaps are.

It’s important that you understand what your weak points are so you can focus on learning these topics. Recent GED graduates have some good advice for you: don’t try to learn for all four GED tests at once.

You are allowed to take one of the four GED tests at a time, so prepare for one subject area, take that test, and move on to the next subject field.

When preparing for the GED 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 GED 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 April 8, 2021.

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