What is on the HiSET test?

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What is on the HiSET test? The best way to prepare for your test is to know what is on the HiSET test. Here is the information you need to know about what is on the HiSET test. Learn how to study and practice for the test.

What is on the HiSET test? The best way to prepare for your test is to know what is on the HiSET test. Here is the information you need to know about what is on the HiSET test. Learn how to study and practice for the test.

What is on the HiSET test?

What is on the HiSET test?

Wat kan ik verwachten?

What should I expect?

What is on the HiSET test? Dit is wat u kunt verwachten:

What is on the HiSET test? This is what you can expect:

  • You will go to a testing center to take the HiSET test
  • You cannot take the HiSET test online
  • You can take the test on a computer or on paper at most testing centers
  • Kun je de test in het Engels of Spaans
  • De test heeft 5 onderdelen, called subtests – one for each content area (Onderwerp)
  • You will go to a testing center to take the HiSET test
  • You cannot take the HiSET test online
  • You can take the test on a computer or on paper at most testing centers
  • You can take the test in English or Spanish
  • The test has 5 parts, called subtests – one for each content area (subject)

The whole test takes between a little longer than 7 uur, maar kun je de 5 parts on different days over several months. Dit is goed voor het drukke werknemers en ouders. It means you can choose to study for each part of the test separately. Of kun je de onderdelen die u al kent, en dan gebruik je tijd om te studeren voor de hardere delen.

The whole test takes between a little longer than 7 hours, but you can take the 5 parts on different days over several months. This is good for busy workers and parents. It means you can choose to study for each part of the test separately. Or you can take the parts you already know, and then use your time to study for the harder parts.

Hoe weet ik dat als ik ben bereid om de test te nemen?

How do I know if I am ready to take the test?

Kun je onze gratis online praktijktest om te zien of je klaar bent. U kunt ook download many official HiSET™ practice tests to take offline.

You can take our free online practice tests to see if you are ready. You can also download many official HiSET™ practice tests to take offline.

Wat zijn de vragen zoals?

What are the questions like?

The HiSET™ test has all multiple-choice questions except for one essay question.

The HiSET™ test has all multiple-choice questions except for one essay question.

Multiple-choice vragen

Multiple-choice questions

Een meerkeuzevraag biedt u een keuze uit de antwoorden. De vraag misschien wel over de tekst, of het zou over een afbeelding of een kaart. Het is wellicht een diagram, met inbegrip van een grafiek, tabel, of grafiek. Hieronder de tekst of de afbeelding zal worden een vraag en vervolgens een lijst met antwoorden, like this example to the right. You choose the right one by clicking a circle on the computer, or making a mark on paper.

A multiple-choice question gives you a choice of answers. The question might be about text, or it could be about a picture or map. It might be a diagram, including a chart, table, or graph. Below the text or image will be a question and then a list of answers, like this example to the right. You choose the right one by clicking a circle on the computer, or making a mark on paper.

in het volgende voorbeeld meerdere keuze vraag

example multiple choice question

Het goede ding over multiple-choice vragen is het antwoord altijd er voor je. Je hoeft alleen om erachter te komen welke het is. Om dit te doen, u moet zorgvuldig kijken naar de informatie die u zijn gegeven. De vraag zeer zorgvuldig te lezen, ook. Het kan een beetje – truc u bijvoorbeeld, it might say, Welk antwoord is niet waar?

The good thing about multiple-choice questions is that the answer is always there in front of you. You just have to figure out which one it is. To do this, you need to look carefully at the information you are given. Read the question very carefully, too. It might trick you a little bit – for example, it might say, Which answer is not true?

Essay question

Essay question

Your HiSET™ test will have one essay question in the section called Language Arts – Writing. For this question, you will have write a few paragraphs about a topic you are given.

Your HiSET™ test will have one essay question in the section called Language Arts – Writing. For this question, you will have write a few paragraphs about a topic you are given.

Probeer ze uit!

Try them out!

You can take the HiSET™ test on paper or on a computer. Try the different formats – you will be able to complete all of the question types if you practice ahead of time!

You can take the HiSET™ test on paper or on a computer. Try the different formats – you will be able to complete all of the question types if you practice ahead of time!

Wat zijn de onderwerpen?

What are the subjects?

What is on the HiSET test? There are five subtests (onderwerpen) on the HiSET™ exam: sociale studies, wetenschap, wiskunde (math voor korte), lezen en schrijven.

What is on the HiSET test? There are five subtests (subjects) on the HiSET™ exam: social studies, science, mathematics (math for short), reading and writing.

Language arts – reading

Language arts – reading

The HiSET™ language arts – reading test takes 65 minuten. Het heeft 50 multiple-choice questions.

The HiSET™ language arts – reading test takes 65 minutes. It has 50 multiple-choice questions.

This test measures your ability to understand and interpret reading material. You will answer questions about the material you read.

This test measures your ability to understand and interpret reading material. You will answer questions about the material you read.

The material might be from a speech, een brief, een krantenartikel, of een passage uit een boek. 60 percent of texts are from literature (novels or poetry for example) en 40 percent of texts are information, such as articles. The texts you read will be about 400 Aan 600 words long.

The material might be from a speech, a letter, a newspaper article, or a passage from a book. 60 percent of texts are from literature (novels or poetry for example) and 40 percent of texts are information, such as articles. The texts you read will be about 400 to 600 words long.

Language arts – writing

Language arts – writing

The HiSET™ language arts – writing test takes 120 minuten. Het heeft 2 onderdelen: the first part with 60 multiple-choice questions lasts 75 minuten, and the second part with 1 essay question last 45 minuten.

The HiSET™ language arts – writing test takes 120 minutes. It has 2 parts: the first part with 60 multiple-choice questions lasts 75 minutes, and the second part with 1 essay question last 45 minutes.

This test measures your ability to edit and correct standard American English text. It will ask you questions about correct ways of writing. Het zal uw begrip van de grammatica test.

This test measures your ability to edit and correct standard American English text. It will ask you questions about correct ways of writing. It will test your understanding of grammar.

With the essay question, the testers want to see that you can organize your information, ontwikkelen van een idee of mening, voorbeelden geven, en Schrijf duidelijk over je gedachten.

With the essay question, the testers want to see that you can organize your information, develop an idea or opinion, give examples, and write clearly about your thoughts.

U hoeft niet te weten alle feiten te geven van de taaltoets voor de Kunsten. U moet tonen dat je begrijpt wat je aan het lezen bent door vragen te beantwoorden, en dat kunt u correct Nederlands schrijven.

You don’t need to know any facts to pass the language arts test. You need to show that you understand what you are reading by answering questions, and that you can write correct English.

Sociale studies

Social studies

The HiSET™social studies test lasts 70 minuten. Het heeft 60 multiple-choice questions.

The HiSET™social studies test lasts 70 minutes. It has 60 multiple-choice questions.

The testers may expect some basic knowledge about the world and the United States, but it measures your ability to understand and interpret information more than it tests your knowledge of facts. You will read and evaluate information about subjects such as history, politieke wetenschappen, psychology, sociology, anthropology, geography and economics.

The testers may expect some basic knowledge about the world and the United States, but it measures your ability to understand and interpret information more than it tests your knowledge of facts. You will read and evaluate information about subjects such as history, political science, psychology, sociology, anthropology, geography and economics.

The questions use primary documents, posters, cartoons, timelines, maps, grafieken, tabellen, charts as well as reading passages.

The questions use primary documents, posters, cartoons, timelines, maps, graphs, tables, charts as well as reading passages.

Wiskunde

Mathematics

The HiSET™ math test lasts 90 minuten. Het heeft 55 multiple-choice questions. You may use a calculator for this section. The computer version of this test has an on-screen calculator. If you’re taking the paper-delivered test, your test center will give you a handheld calculator. The decision for the type of calculator used is up to your state.

The HiSET™ math test lasts 90 minutes. It has 55 multiple-choice questions. You may use a calculator for this section. The computer version of this test has an on-screen calculator. If you’re taking the paper-delivered test, your test center will give you a handheld calculator. The decision for the type of calculator used is up to your state.

The test will measure your understanding of several kinds of mathematics. The questions are presented as practical problems. You will answer them using numerical operations, measurement, estimation, data interpretation and logical thinking.

The test will measure your understanding of several kinds of mathematics. The questions are presented as practical problems. You will answer them using numerical operations, measurement, estimation, data interpretation and logical thinking.

De meeste van de test zal gebruiken alleen elementaire wiskunde vaardigheden en cognitieve vaardigheden. Many questions (45%) use algebra, and some will use geometry.

Most of the test will use just basic math skills and reasoning skills. Many questions (45%) use algebra, and some will use geometry.

Wetenschap

Science

The HiSET™ math test takes 80 minuten. Het heeft 60 multiple-choice questions.

The HiSET™ math test takes 80 minutes. It has 60 multiple-choice questions.

The test measures your understanding of some basic scientific ideas. It will test your ability to use science content knowledge, apply principles of scientific inquiry (de wetenschappelijke methode), and interpret and evaluate scientific information.

The test measures your understanding of some basic scientific ideas. It will test your ability to use science content knowledge, apply principles of scientific inquiry (the scientific method), and interpret and evaluate scientific information.

The questions will use graphs, tables and charts as well as text to present information and results.

The questions will use graphs, tables and charts as well as text to present information and results.

How are the tests scored?

How are the tests scored?

To pass the HiSET™, you have to choose the right answer to a certain number of questions. Those right answers will give you points. The total possible number of points you can get on all the five subtests together is 100.

To pass the HiSET™, you have to choose the right answer to a certain number of questions. Those right answers will give you points. The total possible number of points you can get on all the five subtests together is 100.

  • Your total score on all the subtests together must be at least 45 points out of a possible 100 points.
  • On each sub-test, you must score at least 8 out of a possible 20 points.
  • On the essay question of the language arts – writing test, you must score at least 2 out of a possible 6 points.
  • Your total score on all the subtests together must be at least 45 points out of a possible 100 points.
  • On each sub-test, you must score at least 8 out of a possible 20 points.
  • On the essay question of the language arts – writing test, you must score at least 2 out of a possible 6 points.

I have questions about how to take the HiSET™ test in my state.

I have questions about how to take the HiSET™ test in my state.

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What should I do next?

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