GED – Social Studies Section

Preparing for GED Social Studies

The best way to prepare for the GED is by practicing and the same rule applies to the Social Studies section, as well. We, at ExamFocus, endeavor to provide you with a variety of Social Studies practice questions, so that it covers all the topics under this section of the test. So start solving some practice questions and acquaint yourself with this section of the test…

What is the GED Social Studies Section

The Social Studies section of the GED comprises 50 multiple-choice questions that have to be completed in 70 minutes. In order to ace this section of the test, you must study…

  • World History and the history of USA
  • Geography
  • Civics and government
  • Economics

The above-mentioned list only outlines the topics, however, you need to study each of them thoroughly and we will help you do so, through our many practice tests. Each practice test consists of questions very similar to the ones you will come across in the actual examination. These practice tests will also ensure that you take the GED with ease and confidence. So start solving right away…

GED Social Studies Question Type

The GED Social Studies section is a test of not only your knowledge of history, civics and economics, but also your critical and analytical skills. For the questions of this section, you will have to study paragraphs (which may include graphic data like diagrams and grids) and then assimilate your answers. Hence, you must be adept at analyzing graphs or extracting the required information from the passages given. If you are feeling confused, start solving some practice questions immediately. The questions that you will come across in are very similar to the actual test. So start solving now…

What to Study for the Test

The best way to prepare for Social Studies is by studying high-school books on history (world and USA), civics and economics. Other than that, you should also solve the practice questions on, so that you can evaluate your performance and identify your weaknesses. You should also check out some of the sample questions to gain an insight into the nature of the questions. So without further ado, start solving some practice tests straightaway!