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Social Studies Test

The GED Social Studies Test contains 50 multiple-choice questions to be answered in 70 minutes.

The questions are from the following content areas:

  • U.S. History (25%)
  • World History (15%)
  • Geography (15%)
  • Civics and Government (25%)
  • Economics (20%)

Most of the test questions are based on written texts and images drawn from a variety of sources.

The information provided may be:

  • One or more paragraphs
  • Charts and tables
  • Graphs
  • Maps
  • Editorial cartoons and photographs

To answer the questions you must understand, apply, analyze, or evaluate the information provided.

GED Sample Test Questions for the Social Studies Test:

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