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GED Tests Overview

The GED Tests—which take seven hours total—cover major high-school subjects. Check with the GED testing center in your area to learn about their specific testing procedures.

Reasoning Through Language Arts

Format:

First section: 30 minutes, 20 questions
Second section: 45 minutes, one Extended Response
Third section: 65 minutes, 33 questions


Mathematical Reasoning

Time:

90 minutes, 46 questions


Social Studies

Time:

90 minutes

Format:

First section: 65 minutes, 34 questions
Second section: 25 minutes, one Extended Response


Science

Time:

90 minutes

Format:

First section: 35 minutes, 16 questions, 10 minutes 1 Short Answer response
Second section: 35 minutes, 16 questions, 10 minutes, 1 Short Answer response