For anyone who didn’t finish high school, the GED exam can be the pathway to a much better life. GED certification is accepted across the entire United States, and can be taken throughout the year. The test lasts about seven hours, but the benefits are worth it. There are a large number of resources available to assist students with preparing for their GED test, and our GED study guide is approved by the American Council on Education.

Mometrix GED Study Guide 2021 All subject coverWHY THE MOMETRIX GED STUDY GUIDE?

The American Council on Education (ACE) has reviewed our comprehensive study guide and determined that we have developed curriculum materials that are 100% aligned with the GED test. This means that when you choose Mometrix Test Prep resources, you are choosing materials that are certified and proven to help students prepare for their GED. Since Mometrix is a certified GED partner, you can rest at ease, knowing your choice is the right one.

Additionally, our GED guide is written in everyday language so all test takers can find it easy-to-use. We have made a point to eliminate fluff that distracts the test taker from the truly important information. As such, we have included a detailed study plan, with a set of study tips to help students efficiently prepare for test day.


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The GED is composed of four subjects that are broken down into separate exams. This allows you to take one exam at a time so that you can space them out and take them at your own pace.

  • Mathematical Reasoning The Mathematical Reasoning section consists of two sections, each with 25 questions. You’re allowed to use an on-screen calculator in the first section. You’re given 115 minutes to complete this section.
  • Reasoning Through Language Arts The Reasoning Through Language Arts section consists of 40 multiple-choice questions. These questions are based on fiction and non-fiction passages. You’re given three sections with one written essay. You’re given 150 minutes to complete this section of the exam.
  • Social Studies The Social Studies section has 50 multiple-choice questions that cover four content areas. This section is timed for 70 minutes.
  • Science The Science section consists of 50 multiple-choice questions to be completed in 90 minutes.

How is the GED Scored?

Each test of the GED is scored on a range of 100 to 200. This means that 145 is a passing score for each area of the exam. A score of 144 is considered a below passing score. A score of 165 is a college ready score while a score of 175 and above is a college ready plus credit score. A college ready plus credit score means that you are eligible for up to 3 credits in math, 3 credits in science, 3 credits in social studies, and 1 credit in English.



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