FAQ about the Social Studies Test
Is the GED® Social Studies test hard?
The GED® Social Studies test isn’t hard if you’re prepared. Remember, the GED Social Studies test isn’t about memorization. No one will expect you to remember specific historical details. The GED® Social Studies test focuses more on understanding social studies concepts, using logic and reasoning, and drawing conclusions.
What kind of social studies is on the GED® test? What are the topics?
The GED® Social Studies test focuses on four content categories:
More importantly, it covers three broad skill topics:
Each topic can be broken down into the following tasks:
Reading for Meaning in Social Studies
Analyzing Historical Events and Arguments
Using Numbers and Graphs in Social Studies
How long is the GED® social studies test?
The GED social studies test is 70 minutes long. The test has approximately 48 questions depending on which test you get. There are no breaks during the test.
How can I pass my social studies test?
Passing the test requires you to learn a number of skills. Since much of the GED® Social Studies test involves reading, you’ll want to start there. First study reading, then tackle the test once you’re better prepared.
If you haven’t enrolled yet on Pass GED Academy then that is a good place to start- Everything you need to know about Social Studies is covered on our program. Enroll now and get prepared to write your Social Studies GED Exam.
Where can I take the GED® social studies practice test 2019?
A GED practice test is a good thing to take after you have completed studying on the program. It will give you some idea of what’s on the test and show you what you still need to work on. You can take a GED® Ready practice test here GED Social Studies Practice Test.