GED Test For Dummies

Overview

Score higher on the GED with this easy-to-use guide

Having undergone an extensive update in 2014, the current GED test covers a lot of ground. In today's job environment, earning a GED can give you an edge against the competition, whether it's to get a new job or advance in the one you already have. If you're preparing for this important exam, GED Test For Dummies, 3rd Edition gets you up and running on everything you can expect on test day, from overviews of the test sections ...

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GED Test For Dummies

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Overview

Score higher on the GED with this easy-to-use guide

Having undergone an extensive update in 2014, the current GED test covers a lot of ground. In today's job environment, earning a GED can give you an edge against the competition, whether it's to get a new job or advance in the one you already have. If you're preparing for this important exam, GED Test For Dummies, 3rd Edition gets you up and running on everything you can expect on test day, from overviews of the test sections to invaluable reviews and test-taking strategies for all the subjects covered—and everything in between.

Inside, you'll find hands-on, digestible information for navigating your way through the Language Arts/Reading and Writing Tests, Social Studies Test, Mathematics Test, and Science Test. Whether you're looking to perfect your grammar and punctuation skills, get familiar with the types of fiction and nonfiction passages you'll encounter, take the fear out of math and science, put the social in your studies, or answer multiple-choice questions with confidence, this unintimidating guide makes it easy to score higher and pass this vital exam.

  • This new edition has been fully updated to reflect the latest version of the GED
  • Supplies the information, test-taking tips, and 2 full-length practice tests to help maximize your score
  • Offers clear overviews of all the topics covered on the GED
  • Includes special considerations if English is your second language

It's all at your fingertips! Prepare for the test, improve your chances of success, and increase your earning power and job prospects with the help of GED Test For Dummies, 3rd Edition.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118678244
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 8/25/2014
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 256,339

Meet the Author

Murray Shukyn designs programs and teaching materials for GED preparation.

Dale E. Shuttleworth, PhD, has extensive experience in speaking and writing about educational issues and GED training. Both authors are former teachers and are involved in community outreach on education issues.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Putting the GED into Perspective.

Chapter 1: Taking a Quick Glance at the GED.

Chapter 2: Navigating the GED Testing System.

Chapter 3: Succeeding on the GED.

Part II: Minding Your Ps and Qs: The Language Arts, Writing Test.

Chapter 4: The Write Stuff: Preparing for the Language Arts, Writing Test, Parts I and II.

Chapter 5: Practice Test — Language Arts, Writing Test: Parts I and II.

Chapter 6: Answers and Explanations for the Language Arts, Writing Test.

Chapter 7: Another Practice Test — Language Arts, Writing Test: Parts I and II.

Chapter 8: Answers and Explanations for the Language Arts, Writing Test.

Part III: Finding Your Way: The Social Studies Test.

Chapter 9: A Graph, a Map, and You: Getting Ready for the Social Studies Test.

Chapter 10: Practice Test — Social Studies Test.

Chapter 11: Answers and Explanations for the Social Studies Test.

Chapter 12: Another Practice Test — Social Studies Test.

Chapter 13: Answers and Explanations for the Social Studies Test.

Part IV: Peering at Your Specimen: The Science Test.

Chapter 14: From Aardvarks to Atoms: Confronting the Science Test.

Chapter 15: Practice Test — Science Test.

Chapter 16: Answers and Explanations for the Science Test.

Chapter 17: Another Practice Test — Science Test.

Chapter 18: Answers and Explanations for the Science Test.

Part V: Checking Your Comprehension: The Language Arts, Reading Test.

Chapter 19: Reading between the Lines: Encountering The Language Arts, Reading Test.

Chapter 20: Practice Test — Language Arts, Reading Test.

Chapter 21: Answers and Explanations for the Language Arts, Reading Test.

Chapter 22: Another Practice Test — Language Arts, Reading Test.

Chapter 23: Answers and Explanations for the Language Arts, Reading Test.

Part VI: Counting All the Possible Solutions: The Mathematics Test.

Chapter 24: Safety in Numbers: Facing the Mathematics Test, Parts I and II.

Chapter 25: Practice Test — Mathematics Test: Parts I and II.

Chapter 26: Answers and Explanations for the Mathematics Test.

Chapter 27: Another Practice Test — Mathematics Test: Parts I and II.

Chapter 28: Answers and Explanations for the Mathematics Test.

Part VII: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 29: Ten (Plus One) Surefire Ways to Maximize Your GED Test Scores.

Chapter 30: Ten Ways to Be Successful on the GED Tests.

Chapter 31: Ten Ways to Use Your GED After You Pass the Tests.

Index.

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