HiSET Writing Practice Test

The Writing section of HiSET assesses your ability to edit and revise written text and to generate and organize ideas in writing.. To help you prepare for this section of the HiSET, 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 HiSET Writing Section?

exam outline for the HiSET Writing Section, which contains 61 questions and has a time limit of 2 hours

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How long is the HiSET Writing test?

The time limit for this test is 2 hours.

How many questions are on the HiSET Writing test?

There are 60 multiple-choice questions and one essay question.

What is a passing score for the HiSET Writing test?

To pass the Writing test, you will need to achieve a scaled score of 8 on the multiple-choice portion and 2 on the essay portion.


by Mometrix Test Preparation | This Page Last Updated: March 9, 2023