How is it tested?
The current GED® Test consists of four content areas:
Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA) (150 minutes)
Section 1 (27 minutes)
Section 2 (45 minutes)
Section 3 (60 minutes)
Mathematical Reasoning (115 minutes)
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Part 2 (remaining 41 test questions) calculator allowed
Science (90 minutes)
Social Studies (70 minutes)
Tests consist of 7 different item types: (similar to how TOEFL reading is assessed)
Extended response, Drag-and-drop, Drop-down, Fill-in-the-blank, Hot spot, Multiple choice, Short answer.