GED Test Dates and Practice Test Questions

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Mathematics (top)

The Mathematics Test is divided into two equally weighted parts with 25 questions each. The major areas are:

number operations and number sense (20%–30%)
measurement and geometry (20%–30%)
data analysis, statistics, and probability (20%–30%)
algebra, functions, and patterns (20%–30%).

 

GED Topic

eTAP Lesson

Number Operations and Number Sense (top)

Read and Write Whole Numbers to the Million

 

Count, Read and Write Whole Numbers to 10,000

Order and Compare Whole Numbers and Decimals

 

Compare and Order Whole Numbers to 10,000

Round off Whole Numbers

Round off Whole Numbers
Fractions and Decimals  Fractions and Decimals

Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division

 

 

Powers and Roots

Radicals

Measurement and Geometry (top)

Measuring

Measuring Angles

Basic Geometric Vocabulary

Introduction to Geometry

Lines and Angles

Line and Angle Relationships

Triangles

Triangles

Pythagorean Theorem

Pythagorean Theorem

Congruent Figures

Congruencies

Polygons

Polygons and Their Properties

Circles

Circles

Area Calculations

Area

Volume Calculations

Volume

Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability (top)

Statistics and Probability

 Statistics and Probability

Algebra, Functions, and Patterns (top)

Graphs

Data Display Analysis

Payroll Calculations

Ratios and Proportions
Percent
Interest

How to Calculate Employee Payroll

Solving Equations

Equations

Language Arts Part I Reading (top)

This part of the test consists of 50 multiple choice questions. These questions require you to revise and edit workplace, how to, and informational documents.

Revising, Editing Documents

Evaluation and Revision

Structure and Format of Documents

Structure of Informational Materials

Informational Materials

Structure of Informational Materials

Language Arts Part II Writing (top)


This part consists of an essay on a general topic. It assesses the ability to write an essay about a familiar subject.

Word Meanings and Usage

Word Meanings

How to Write Narratives

Write Fictional Narratives

How to Write Expository Compositions

Write Expository Compositions

Punctuation

Grammar

Grammar

Grammar
Identify Correctly Used Clauses  
Understand Sentence Construction,
Proper English Usage and Grammar

Technical Directions

Write Technical Documents

Multiple Step Instructions

Write Technical Documents

Writing Applications

Writing Applications
Writing Applications 2.

Literal and Figurative Meaning of Words

Denotative and Connotative Meaning

Denotative and Connotative Meaning

Denotative and Connotative Meaning

Structure and Format of Documents

Structure and Format of Functional Documents

Rhetorics

How to Reach Rhetorical or Aesthetic Purposes

Writing Methods

Writing Applications
Writing Applications 2.
Grammar and Mechanics of Writing

Developing Main Ideas

Develop Main Ideas within the Body of the Composition

Revise Writing

Revise Text to Highlight the Individual Voice, Improve Sentence Variety and Style

Autobiography

Write Biographical or Autobiographical Narratives

Expository Compositions

Write Expository Compositions

Persuasive Compositions

Write Persuasive Compositions

Business Letters

Write Business Letters

Technical Documents

Write Technical Documents

Social Studies (top)

The Social Studies Test Contains 50 multiple choice questions from the following content areas:

Mastering the Language Arts section may help passing this part of the examination too.

US History  (top)

Declaration of Independence

Declaration of Independence

American Revolution

American Revolution

Magna Carta

Magna Carta

Bill of Rights

English Bill of Rights

Mayflower Compact

Mayflower Compact

Articles of Confederation

Articles of Confederation

Constitution

Constitution

Federalist Papers

Federalist Papers

Political Parties

Political Parties

Law-Making Process

The Law-Making Process

Free Press

Free Press

War of 1812

War of 1812

Monroe Doctrine

Monroe Doctrine

Treaties with American Indian Nations

Treaties with American Indian Nations

Industrialization

Industrialization

Immigration

Immigration

Slavery

Slavery

Role of Women

Role of Women

Texas War for Independence

Texas War for Independence

Mexican-American War

Mexican-American War

Northwest Ordinance

Northwest Ordinance

States' Right Doctrine

States' Right Doctrine

Civil War

Civil War

Goals of Reconstruction

Goals of Reconstruction

Freedmen's Bureau

Freedmen's Bureau

Amendments

Amendments

Industrial Revolution

Industrial Revolution

World History  (top)

Liberty

Liberty

Western Thinking

Western Thinking

Age of Industry

Age of Industry

Imperialism

Imperialism

World War I

World War I

Totalitarian Regimes

Totalitarian Regimes

World War II

World War II

Post War World

Post War World

Geography and Earth and Space Science (top)

The Solar System

The Solar System

Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe

Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe

Dynamic Earth Processes

Dynamic Earth Processes

Energy in the Earth System

Energy in the Earth System

Heat Driven Convections on Earth

Heat Driven Convections on Earth

Climate and Weather

Climate and Weather

Biogeochemical Cycles

Biogeochemical Cycles

Structure and Composition of the Atmosphere

Structure and Composition of the Atmosphere

Geology of the United States of America

Geology of the United States of America

Science (top)

The Science Test consists of 50 multiple choice questions from the following content areas:

Physical Science  (top)

Physics

Motion and Forces

Motion and Forces

Conservation of Energy

Conservation of Energy

Conservation of Momentum

Conservation of Momentum

Heat and Thermodynamics

Heat and Thermodynamics

Waves

Waves

Electricity

Electricity

Magnetic Effects

Magnetic Effects

The Magnetic Effects of Electric Fields

The Magnetic Effects of Electric Fields

Chemistry  (top)

Atomic and Molecular Models

Atomic and Molecular Models

Atomic Models

Atomic Models

Chemical Bonds

Chemical Bonds

Conservation of Matter and Stoichiometry

Conservation of Matter and Stoichiometry

Gases and their Properties

Gases and their Properties

Acids and Bases

Acids and Bases

Solutions

Solutions

Energy Exchange During Reactions

Energy Exchange During Reactions

Reaction Rates

Reaction Rates

Chemical Equilibrium

Chemical Equilibrium

Organic and Biochemistry

Organic and Biochemistry

Nuclear Processes

Nuclear Processes

Life Science  (top)

Cell Biology

Cell Biology

Mutations and Sexual Reproduction

Mutations and Sexual Reproduction

Development of Multi-cellular Organisms

Development of Multi-cellular Organisms

Genes and DNA

Genes and DNA

Alteration of Genetic Composition

Alteration of Genetic Composition

Balance in the Ecosystem

Balance in the Ecosystem

Evolution

Evolution

Genetic Changes During Evolution

Genetic Changes During Evolution

Major Body Systems

Major Body Systems

Communication Systems in the Body

Communication Systems in the Body

Diseases

Diseases

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