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GED Test For Dummies: with Online Practice, 3rd Edition by Achim Krull, Dale E. Shuttleworth, Murray Shukyn

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Chapter 17

Practice Test 1: Reasoning through Language Arts

You’re ready to take a crack at a full-blown practice GED Reasoning through Language Arts test. You’re feeling good and ready to go (well, maybe not, but you’re at least smart enough to know that this practice is good for you).

You have 95 minutes to complete the question-and-answer section and then another 45 minutes to write the Extended Response (a separate item). You get a ten-minute break before starting the Extended Response. Remember, you can’t save time from one section to use in the other.

The answers and explanations to this test’s questions are in Chapter 18. Go through the explanations to all the questions, even for the ones you answered correctly. The explanations are a good review of the techniques we discuss throughout the book.

remember.eps Unless you require accommodations, you’ll be taking the GED test on a computer. Instead of marking your answers on a separate answer sheet, like you do for the practice tests in this book, you’ll see clickable ovals and fill-in-the-blank text boxes, and you’ll be able to click with your mouse and drag and drop items where indicated. We formatted the questions and answer choices in this book to make them appear as similar as possible to the real GED test, but we had to retain some A, B, C, D choices for marking your answers, and we provide a separate answer sheet for you to do so. ...

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