PAX Science Practice Test

The Science section of NLN PAX exam tests your knowledge and cognitive skills in relation to various fields of science. To help you prepare for this section of the PAX, this page contains everything you need to know, including what topics are covered, how many questions there are, and how you can study effectively.

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What’s on the PAX Science Section?

exam outline for the NLN PAX Science section, which contains 60 multiple-choice questions and has a time limit of 45 minutes

Bloom’s Taxonomy is used as the basis for the questions in this section:

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How many questions are on the Science section of the NLN PAX exam?

There are 60 multiple-choice questions in this section.

How long is the Science section of the NLN PAX exam?

The time limit for this section is 45 minutes.

By Kate Nockunas

Kate has been Mometrix’s Nursing and Medical Editor for over four years. She has a bachelor’s degree in Communications from Vanderbilt University, a bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Marymount University, and a master’s degree in Education from Johns Hopkins. Kate is a critical care registered nurse who still works occasionally in the ICU and PACU.


by Mometrix Test Preparation | This Page Last Updated: February 10, 2023