GED Social Studies Practice Questions

GED Practice Questions for Social Studies – GED Free Practice Tests

GED free practice questions for GED Social Studies to practice and understand types of questions that they will face during their official GED exam. Try these practice tests to understand the technology used in the original exam. The more you practice, the more you learn.

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The GED social studies test is a single section test. You have 70 minutes to finish the exam. You need to get at least 145 points to pass this test.

The test is divided into four major categories:
1. Civics and government (50%)
2. US history (20%)
3. Economics (15%)
4. Geography of the world (15%).

During the American Civil War what was the name given to both the North and South?

The American Civil was Northern US States, known as the _____________, and the Southern US States, known as the __________.
Fill in the Blank

A. Union; Constitutionalists
B. Confederate; Union
C. United States; Confederate
D. Union; Confederate

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What was the European cultural revolution from the 14th to the 17th century?

Due in large part to the availability of paper and the invention of movable type, the ______________ was a cultural revolution that spread across Europe from the 14th century to the 17th century.
Fill in the Blank

A. Renaissance
B. Industrial Revolution
C. Enlightenment
D. Reformation

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What was the transition to new manufacturing processes from the mid 1700’s to the mid 1800’s?

A period of great transition to a new manufacturing processes was called the ____________ ____________ and lasted from the mid 1700’s to the mid 1800’s.
Fill in the Blank

A. industrial revolution
B. manufacturing era
C. New Deal
D. machine age

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Fill in the blank: In response to the Great Depression, the US government enacted a series of economic reforms known as the_______.

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In response to the Great Depression, the US government enacted a series of economic reforms known as the_______.
Fill in the Blank

A. New Deal
B. Social Security Act
C. Square Deal
D. Back to Work Movement

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What formed at the end of World War I to prevent further such wars?

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At the end of World War I, the _________ was formed to prevent further such wars in the future.
Fill in the Blank

A. Central Intelligence Agency
B. United Nations
C. League of Nations
D. Inter-parliamentary Union

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Fill in the blank: The Cold War was an ideological battle between the __________ and ____________.

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The Cold War was an ideological battle between the __________ and ____________.
Fill in the Blank

A. United States and the Soviet Union
B. Unities States and Russians
C. United States and Cubans
D. United States and Koreans

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Fill in the Blank: ________ is the increase in the general level of prices of goods and services in an economy over time.

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________ is the increase in the general level of prices of goods and services in an economy over time.
Fill in the Blank

A. Demand
B. Appreciation
C. Elasticity
D. Inflation

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Fill in the blank: The two main political parties in the US are the _________ and the__________.

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The two main political parties in the US are the _________ and the__________.
Fill in the Blank

A. Democrats; Reform
B. Republicans; Progressive
C. Democrats; Republicans
D. Republicans; Workers

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Fill in the blank: ___________deals with the performance, behavior, and structure of an economy as a whole unit.

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___________deals with the performance, behavior, and structure of an economy as a whole unit.
Fill in the Blank

A. Macroeconomics
B. Hypothecation
C. Capasity
D. Interest

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Which of the following is NOT supported under the separation of church and state?

GED Social Studies Practice Questions

Which of the following is NOT supported under the separation of church and state?

A. Practice any religion we want
B. Contribute money to a church
C. Have no religion at all
D. Be taxed to support a government sponsored church

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