The GED Test at a Glance
The GED Test, or General Educational Development Test, is made up of four tests. These tests are designed to measure your proficiency in standard high-school subjects for anyone 16 or older not enrolled in high school. Rather than testing your memorization of specific facts, dates, or terms, the GED Test requires you to demonstrate applied knowledge and skills related to specific situations. By passing the GED Test, you will earn a high-school equivalency diploma.