GED Study Guides, Resources and Practice Tests

GED Study Guides, Resources and Practice Tests

The General Educational Development (GED) tests are a group of four subject tests which, when passed, provide certification that the test taker has United States or Canadian high school-level academic skills. It is an alternative to the US high school diploma, HiSET, and TASC test. Some students in high school never finish getting a diploma, so for them, this series of tests indicates to others, such as employers, that they have a high school level of education. 

This post provides a variety of online and downloadable study guides, resources and practice tests for preparing for the 4 GED test subject areas. These exams are available in English and Spanish, and can be taken and paid for by 1 or more content area tests at a time.

  • Reasoning through Language Arts – ability to read closely, write clearly, and edit and understand written text.
  • Math – quantitative and algebraic problem solving.
  • Science – life, physical, earth and space science.
  • Social Studies – civics and government, U.S. history, economics, geography and the world.

A minimum score of 150 is required for each test module (600 overall) to obtain a HSED. The scoring levels are as follows:

  • Passing: 150-169
  • Passing with honors: 170-200

Registration and Scheduling

Testers must create an account and register to take the GED at GED.com. Registration is free and requires only an email and password. The GED can only be taken at an official GED testing center and scheduled through GED.com.

Studying and Preparing to Test

Testers can access free study materials at home or through GED preparation programs. The official practice test, the GED Ready, tells testers if they are likely to pass the real test and provides study recommendations.

GED Study Test Prep Materials to Download (all pdf format):

Free Video Lessons and Practice Tests from testpreptoolkit.com:

GED Math Online Tests and Lessons

GED Language Arts Online Tests and Lessons

GED Science Online Tests and Lessons

GED Social Studies Online Tests and Lessons

GED Study Guides, Resources and Practice Tests

– love learning -your best ed lessons guide, Scott

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