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Want to become a nurse? PracticeQuiz presents 144 free TEAS test review questions, originally written with explanatory answers to help you prepare for this important nursing admissions exam
The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) is given by Assessment Technologies Institute, LLC (ATI) designed to identify qualified applicants to nursing schools and is used by many nursing colleges across the US. The current version the TEAS, TEAS 6 evaluates the basic academic skills needed by an aspiring nurse. Some schools may require the HESI A2 exam instead. Make sure you check.
The TEAS is a computer-based multiple choice exam with 170 questions. Test-takers have 209 minutes to complete the exam, and may not use calculators.
The TEAS test is broken into four subject areas:
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There are 175 questions (150 scored, 25 unscored) on the TEAS exam divided across the following categories: TEAS Reading (47 scored, 6 unscored), TEAS Mathematics (32 scored questions, 4 unscored), TEAS Science (47 questions, 6 unscored), and English and Language Usage (24 scored, 4 scored).
The TEAS exam is 3 hours and 29 minutes long.
There is no passing score for the TEAS exam because it is an assessment exam.
Earning a competitive score on the TEAS exam can help test takers get into nursing school.
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