The GED® Social Studies Test evaluates your ability to understand, interpret, and apply information. You will have 70 minutes to answer 35 questions that are based on reading passages and interpreting graphics such as charts, graphs, diagrams, editorial cartoons, photographs, and maps. You will need a minimum score of 145 to pass the Social Studies Test, which is one of the four tests you will need to pass in order to earn a high school equivalency diploma.
Scoring in GED Social Studies:
To pass the GED Social Studies test, you will need a score of at least 145. Passing scores are divided into three categories that indicate whether you exhibited skills equal to a high school graduate, someone beginning college, or a college student who has taken undergraduate math courses. if you score 170+ it will make you eligible for as many as 3 science credits at some colleges and universities.
GED Social Studies Retake policy:
If you do not pass your GED Social Studies test on the first attempt, you may take it again. While some states have different retake policies, you typically may retake the exam twice after your first try without any waiting period between your testing dates. After three attempts, however, you will have to wait at least 60 days before you may take the test again.