The Science section of the GED tests your knowledge of the scientific method, as well as your ability to comprehend meaning in science-related texts and to use numbers and graphics in science. 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 GED Science Test?
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Who is eligible to take the GED Science Test?
In order to take the GED Science test, you must meet the following requirements:
- You are not enrolled in high school
- You are at least 16 years old
- You have not graduated from high school
- You meet all of your state’s additional requirements
How much is the GED Science Test?
The GED administrators consider each subject a separate test, so applicants may pay for each test separately. Exam fees vary with each state but typically range from $3.75 to $30. (The cost per test is usually less than $30).
How long is the GED Science Test?
You will have 90 minutes (1 hour and 30 minutes) to complete the GED Science test. There are no breaks for this exam.
How many questions are on the GED Science Test?
There is no set amount of questions on the GED Science test; the number varies with each state.
What do you have to score to pass the GED Science Test?
The passing score for the GED Science test or any GED test is 145.
How many times can you retake the GED Science Test?
Although each state has different retake policies, students can retake the GED Science test or any other GED subject test as many times as needed. In most states, students can take the test 3 times, and after the 3rd attempt, there is a 60-day waiting period.