The Reading Through Language Arts section of the GED tests your ability to identify and create arguments, comprehend various meanings from texts, and correctly utilize English grammar. To help you prepare for this section of the GED, this page contains everything you need to know, including what topics are covered, how many questions there are, and how you can study effectively.
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What’s on the Reasoning Through Language Arts Test?
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GED Language Arts Fact Sheets
Who is eligible to take the GED Reasoning Through Language Arts Test?
You are eligible to take the GED Reasoning Through Language Arts test if you meet the following requirements:
- You are at least 16 years old
- You are not enrolled in high school
- You have not graduated from high school
- You meet all of your state’s additional requirements
How much is the GED Reasoning Through Language Arts Test?
The GED Reasoning Through Language Arts test fees vary with each state. The test is usually $30 or less. Some states are as low as $3.75.
How many questions are on the GED Reasoning Through Language Arts Test?
The number of questions on the GED Reasoning Through Language Arts test varies with each state, but the test is 150 minutes.
What do you have to score to pass the GED Reasoning Through Language Arts Test?
In order to pass the GED Reasoning Through Language Arts test, you must earn a score of at least 145. In some states, like New Jersey, you must earn a score of at least 150 to pass the test.
How many times can you retake the GED Reasoning Through Language Arts Test?
There are no restrictions on how many times you can retake the GED Reasoning Through Language Arts test. Each state has its own policies and waiting periods. Generally, you can take the test 3 times, and after the 3rd attempt, you have to wait 60 days.