This is the first of our free GED Reading Practice Tests, and it has been updated to reflect the new 2014 GED. To prepare for the Reasoning Through Language Arts test you will want to work through as many practice questions as possible. After you answer each question, the correct answer will be provided along with a detailed explanation. Click on the right arrow in the bottom right corner to move on to the next question.
Directions: Read the passage and choose the best answer to each question that follows.
He doesn't believe that it's true
His brain is too jumbled to remember it
He thinks it is relevant to his work
It will take up space in his brain, but won't help him with his work
A large assortment of tools
All types of knowledge
He was questioning him to test his knowledge of science
It was mentioned by Thomas Carlyle
It came up in a debate
What can the reader infer from this sentence?
Holmes is angry that the narrator keeps interrupting him.
Holmes is not as smart as he believes he is.
Holmes does not believe that the Earth revolves around the sun.
Holmes only keeps knowledge that he deems valuable.
To contrast the intelligent narrator and the foolish Holmes
To show that Holmes is an unusual man who is focused on his work
To show that Holmes is naive
To demonstrate the importance of a well-rounded education
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