2017 EDITION

# TEAS VI Practice Test

Take this free practice test to see what type of questions are on the Test of Essential Academic Skills V (TEAS VI).  The TEAS VI is used as an admission exam for nursing schools. It covers such subjects as science, math, English and reading comprehension.

To help pass the actual TEAS VI check out the 1,250 question TEAS VI Practice Test.

 1. Jack and his friends are collecting cans for the food bank. Thus far, they have collected 1500 cans. Jack has collected 60 percent of the cans. Marcia has collected 25 percent of the cans. How many cans have their other friends collected thus far? a. 200 b. 225 c. 375 d. 900
 2. Solve 3/4 + 1/3 = a. 4/7 b. 4/4 c. 4/3 d. 13/12
 3. The arrow is pointing to the _______________________ . a. Aortic semilunar valve b. Mitral valve c. Pulmonary semilunar valve d. Tricuspid valve
 4. What role does DNA play in the S phase of the cell cycle? a. DNA condenses to become as small as possible for replication. b. DNA must uncoil and be copied. c. DNA remains unchanged. d. DNA is converted to RNA.
 5. Solve 4 + (-3)*2 = a. - 2 b. 2 c. - 10 d. 10
 6. Casey walked 2.1 miles to the grocery store. She then walked 0.5 miles to the post office and 0.8 miles to work. How far did she walk in total? Convert your answer into kilometers. a. 2.11 km b. 3.72 km c. 5.01 km d. 5.47 km
 7. What does the pH scale measure? a. The strength of a base. b. The strength of an acid. c. The concentration of hydroxide ions. d. The concentration of hydrogen ions.
 8. Prime time is the slot when most households are watching television. Like popular series and documentaries.  Identify the answer below that corrects the fragment. a. Prime time is the slot when most households are watching television like popular series and documentaries. b. Prime time is the slot when most households are watching television. Watching popular series and documentaries. c. Prime time is the slot when most households are watching television, popular series and documentaries. d. Prime time is the slot when most households are watching television; Like popular series and documentaries.
 9. Solve 5²*3 + 40 = a. 55 b. 65 c. 70 d. 115
 10. Solve and convert your answer into a mixed number: 3.5 + 0.25 -1.00 = a. 2 1/4 b. 2 1/2 c. 2 3/4 d. 3
 11. Which system of the human body is responsible for ensuring that nutrients are delivered to all organs and tissues? a. Circulatory b. Respiratory c. Digestive d. Nervous
 12. An integer is a number that is a fraction. True False
 13. If "x" is equal to 6, what is the value of the following expression? y = 2x + 9x + 3 a. 69 b. 93 c. 129 d. 201
 14. A controlled experiment can only test _____. a. one hypothesis at a time b. one theory at a time c. one variable at a time d. one control at a time
 15. The passageway that is used for food and for breathing is the: a. Esophagus b. Trachea c. Larynx d. Pharynx
 16. Which of the following is NOT considered part of the central nervous system? a. The brain b. The spinal cord c. A nerve in the arm d. The frontal lobe
 17. Which of the following is the basis of the ocean's food chain? a. Fish b. Algea c. Phytoplankton d. Coral
 18. Animals cells are many times the size of bacterial cells. Approximately how much larger are they? a. 10 times as large b. 100 times as large c. 1000 times as large d. 10,000 times as large
 19. Choose the correct way of writing the following sentence:Ilene stewart has lived in the same house on howard Street in Hobart Wisconsin for 26 years a. Ilene Stewart has lived in the same house on Howard Street in Hobart Wisconsin for 26 years? b. Ilene Stewart has lived in the same house on howard Street in Hobart, Wisconsin for 26 years. c. Ilene stewart has lived in the same house on Howard Street in Hobart, Wisconsin, for 26 years! d. Ilene Stewart has lived in the same house, on Howard Street, in Hobart, Wisconsin, for 26 years.
 20. Use the following passage to answer questions 20-23.The Vardez family went on a cruise last year. Their ship, The Golden Sun, left from Miami on a Tuesday. They stopped in Key West on Thursday before heading to the Bahamas. The ship docked in Cococay on Saturday and Nassau on Monday. Finally, the ship sailed to New York City. They arrived on Friday and flew back to Miami that day. The exhausted family was happy to be home.How many ports of call inside the U.S. did the Vardez family visit? a. 1 b. 2 c. 3 d. 5
 21. How long was the cruise overall? a. 12 days b. 11 days c. 10 days d. 9 days
 22. Did the Vardez family enjoy their vacation? a. Yes, it states they were happy. b. No; they hated their trip. c. They were too tired by the end of the voyage to care. d. The passage does not contain enough information to answer the question.
 23. Where did the Vardez family spend the majority of their vacation? a. Miami b. Key West c. Bahamas d. At sea
 24. Choose the answer that corrects the error with a comma, semicolon, dash or colon. The weather I believe is hot in Florida. a. The weather - I believe - is hot in Florida. b. The weather; I believe, is hot in Florida. c. The weather I believe: is hot in Florida. d. The weather, I believe, is hot in Florida.
 25. Describe the correlation between height and hair length. a. positive b. negative c. no correlation d. cannot be determined
 26. Answer questions 26-28 using the information contained in the following passage.The horse has long held a place in the mythology of almost every culture. Horses were first depicted in caveman paintings more than 32,000 years ago, but they were not domesticated until approximately 6,000 years ago. The horse was first domesticated in Kazakhstan by the Botai people. It was not long before horses were being used as a means of transportation and as a beast of burden. They soon became far more than just another way to get around, however, as a special bond quickly sprang up between horses and their handlers that still exists to this day. Horses have a special partnership with man, and that is why they are still so popular.What is the main idea of this passage? a. Horses make a superior form of transportation. b. Horses have long had a special relationship with humans. c. Horses are no longer popular because of modern transportation methods. d. Horses have been domesticated for a long time.
 27. How long ago were horses domesticated? a. 6,000 years ago b. 32,000 years ago c. We don't know. d. The passage does not say.
 28. Who first domesticated the horse? a. Cavemen b. The Botai c. Kazakhstanis d. The answer can not be determined from the information presented in the passage.
 29. Find the area of the shaded region. a. 99 cm² b. 81 cm² c. 97 cm² d. 101 cm²
 30. Find the value of "y" in the following expression, assuming that "x" is equal to three: 3y = 6x + 3x + 36 a. 21 b. 23 c. 63 d. 64

The Test of Essential Academic Skills, or TEAS, is used as an entrance examination for candidates applying for admission to nursing school. The exam covers content taught in high school and measures a student's general academic knowledge and aptitude. For more on the TEAS VI, please see our TEAS V Test Guide.