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)

  • Part 1 (first 5 test questions) calculator not allowed

  • 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.