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GED Reading Language Arts (RLA) Practice Test

Answer Some Sample Questions with Our GED RLA Practice Test
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Take our GED RLA practice test below. It is a diagnostic exam, so you will get a good idea of how well prepared you are.

Utilize our answer explanations to learn how to solve the problems.

GED RLA Diagnostic Practice Test

16 Full-Length (Simulated) Exams

If you want to practice other subjects, visit our GED practice test home.

GED Language Arts Overview

The GED language arts test includes 3 main topics:

  1. Reading for Meaning (35%)
  2. Identifying and Creating Arguments (45%)
  3. Grammar and Language (20%)

You will have 150 minutes to complete this portion of the GED exam. Of the 150 minutes, 3 minutes will be slotted for instructions and final review, 10 minutes for a break between parts 2 and 3, and 45 minutes dedicated for the written essay.

In terms of format on the GED language arts test, there are 3 sections. Question types include multiple-choice, drag and drop, select an area, and drop-down questions. 1 of the 3 sections is a written essay (extended response).

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You can practice for the other sections of the exam by visiting our free GED practice test home. Here is the official GED RLA page.

Frequently Asked Questions

The number of questions varies, but you can expect there to be around 46 questions and a written essay.

You will need to score a 145 or higher to pass this section of the exam. For more information, read our guide to GED scores.

There are 3 main topics tested. Those 3 topics are reading for meaning, identifying and creating arguments, and grammar and language.

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