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About the Exam

GED® Content Areas

  • Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA) (150 minutes)
  • Mathematical Reasoning (90 minutes)
  • Science (90 minutes)
  • Social Studies (90 minutes)

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Taking the Exam

  • 3 opportunities to test in each content area per year
  • English and Spanish versions available
  • Computer based exam that must be completed at a testing area (not available online)
  • Special accommodations can be made to have the exam completed on paper
  • Seven different types of questions:
    • Extended response
    • Drag-and-drop
    • Drop-down
    • Fill-in-the-blank
    • Hot spot
    • Multiple choice
    • Short answer

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