The Writing questions on the GED test cover the following topics:
- Organization (15%)
- Sentence structure (30%)
- Usage (30%)
- Mechanics (25%)
Part I is your chance to demonstrate your ability to revise and edit grammar, spelling, and other mechanical writing errors. You’ll be given passages that are roughly 200 to 300 words. These will be documents found in a workplace, business, set of instructions, or some other informational document, like why the rainforests should be saved or how to build a monument.
Each document, when corrected, is an example of good writing. Your grade will be determined by correctly answering multiple-choice questions based on how well you proofread and edit the passages.
PART II of the writing test consists of writing an essay . You will have 45 minutes to plan, write, and revise your essay. The essay topic will require you to present your opinion or explain your views about the assigned topic. Two trained readers will score your essay on the basis of the following:
- Focused main points
- Clear organization
- Specific development of ideas
- Sentence structure control, punctuation, grammar, word choice, and spelling
Our GED Writing practice tests have 20 questions. Each question is displayed one at a time. There is no time limit on the test. You may not skip any of the questions. Your score will be shown immediately after you finish the test.
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