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GED Social Studies Practice Test

Answer Some Sample Questions with Our GED Social Studies Practice Test
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Diagnostic GED Social Studies Practice Test

Take our free GED social studies practice test below. You will find out how well prepared you are for the actual exam by taking our diagnostic exam.

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

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GED Social Studies Overview

When taking the GED social studies test, you will be asked questions that are organized into 3 different broad topics. Those 3 topics include:

  1. Reading for Meaning in Social Studies (31%)
  2. Analyzing Historical Events and Arguments in Social Studies (40%)
  3. Using Numbers and Graphs in Social Studies (29%)

You will be given 70 minutes to complete this section. Please note, there are no breaks given for this portion of the exam.

You will be given access to an on-screen calculator or you can bring your own TI-30XS calculator if you will be taking the exam in-person at a testing center.

GED Social Studies Overview

Practice for other sections of the GED by visiting our GED practice hub. Here is the official GED social studies page.

Frequently Asked Questions

You will be given 70 minutes to complete the GED social studies exam. There are no breaks given for this portion of the exam.

The number of questions can vary but you can expect to see approximately 35 questions.

You will need to score at least 145 on this section to pass. You can take a deeper dive on the GED scores with our complete guide.

There are 3 main topics covered on this portion of the exam. Those 3 topics are reading for meaning in social studies, analyzing historical events and arguments in social studies, and using numbers and graphs in social studies.

Questions will be asking the following format – multiple-choice, drag and drop, fill-in-the-blank, select an area, and drop-down.

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