Below is our first free GED Social Studies Practice Test, which has now been updated for the new 2014 GED. Topics covered will include Civics, Government, U.S. History, Economics, and Geography. To prepare for your test, be sure to work through as many GED Social Studies practice questions as possible. Our free online test is designed to be very similar to the actual social studies test. Get started with your test prep right now!
Directions: Choose the best answer to each question.
Gross Domestic Product
Balance of Trade
Based on this primary source excerpt, what can we conclude about Reagan's views on self-rule?
Government by an elite group is superior to self-rule.
Self-rule can be challenging, but it is the best type of government.
Society is too complex to be managed by self-rule.
Most people are not capable of governing themselves, so there's no way they could help govern a country.
Who is Reagan referring to when he mentions a "special interest group that has been too long neglected."?
The American people
equatorial and temperate
tropical and grassland
desert and temperate
grassland and desert
What is the main idea presented in the excerpt?
The U.S. will declare war on any nation that has weapons of mass destruction.
The United States will act preemptively with force against all emerging threats.
When faced with serious security threats the U.S. may decide to take preemptive military action.
Once the U.S. Government has identified details and timing of a planned attack, it will attempt to strike first.
This Amendment provides all of these rights EXCEPT:
The right against self incrimination.
The right of due process.
The right against unreasonable search and seizure.
The right to be tried only once.
Imperialism in Africa
Major Rivers of Africa
Apartheid in Africa
Regulate trade between states.
Establish post offices.
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