GED - Interpreting Literature and the Arts Exam [45 Questions - 65 minutes ]
The Interpreting Literature and the Arts Exam consists of excerpts from classical and popular literature and articles about literature or the arts. Each passage is followed by multiple-choice questions about the reading material.
Read each passage first and then answer the questions relating to it. Refer to the reading material as often as necessary when answering the questions.
GED - Science Exam [60 + Questions - 95 minutes ]
The Science Exam consists of multiple-choice questions intended to measure the general concepts in science. The questions are based on short readings that often include a graph, chart, or figure. Study the information given and then answer the question(s) following it. Study the information as often as necessary in answering the questions.
GED Social Studies Exam [ 60 + questions - 85 minutes ]
The Social Studies Exam consists of multiple-choice questions intended to measure general social studies concepts. The questions are based on short readings that often include a graph, chart, or figure. Study the information given and then answer the question(s) following it. Refer to the information as often as necessary in answering the questions.
GED - Writing Skills Part I [ 55 Questions - 75 minutes ]
Part I consists of paragraphs with numbered sentences. Some of the sentences contain errors in sentence structure, usage, or mechanics (spelling, punctuation, and captilization). After reading the numbered sentences, answer the multiple choice questions that follow.
GED - Writing Skills Part II - Essay Example
Prompt: As a child we have many experiences ranging from funny to unfortunate. In the Mark Twain story, "Tom Sawyer," we find young Tom in many unforgettable situations such as being lost in a cave, to returning in time for his own funeral. Each of us has a personal story from childhood thta seems to be told over and over at family reunions, birthdays, or around friends. Perhaps your personal experience happened on a fishing trip, at school, or on a camp out.
Discussion Question: Think of a personal childhood experience that seems to be told over and over again. It may be funny, sad, exciting, or just something out of the ordinary. What personal experience comes to mind?
Directions: Write an essay of about 200 words in which you recount this personal event. Give supporting details in your essay. You have 45 minutes to write on this topic.
- Read carefully the prompt, discussion question, and directions.
- Decide if the prompt is expository, persuasive, or narrative.
- Plan your essay before you begin.
- Use scratch paper to prepare a simple outline.
- Write your essay on the lined pages of a separate answer sheet.
- Read carefully what you have written and make needed changes.
- Check for focus, elaboration, organization, conventions, and integration.