The ATI TEAS^{®} 7 exam is a standard entrancelevel exam required for those wishing to attend nursing school. Nursing programs across the country use the TEAS to assess students’ abilities in the areas of Reading, Mathematics, Science, and English and Language Usage, helping to ensure that students are fully equipped to take on the field of nursing.
If you’re preparing for the ATI TEAS^{®} 7 exam, here is a great breakdown of what you can expect on the exam!
Online TEAS Course
READING – 45 questions timed for 55 minutes

 Summarize a multiparagraph text
 Make inferences and draw conclusions about a text’s purpose and meaning
 Demonstrate comprehension of written directions
 Locate specific information in a text
 Analyze, interpret, and apply information from charts, graphs, and other visuals
 Interpret events in a sequence

 Distinguish between fact and opinion
 Use context to interpret the meaning of words and phrases
 Evaluate an author’s purpose in a given text
 Evaluate an author’s point of view in a given text

 Use evidence from a text to make predictions and inferences and to draw conclusions
 Compare and contrast the themes expressed in one or more texts
 Evaluate an argument
 Evaluate and integrate data from multiple sources across various formats
Pretest Questions (6 questions)
MATH – 38 questions timed for 57 minutes

 Convert among nonnegative fractions, decimals, and percentages
 Perform arithmetic operations with rational numbers
 Compare and order rational numbers
 Solve equations with one variable
 Solve realworld problems using one or multistep operations with real numbers
 Solve realworld problems involving percentages
 Apply estimation strategies and rounding rules to realworld problems
 Solve realworld problems involving proportions
 Solve realworld problems involving ratios and rates of change
 Solve realworld situations using expressions, equations, and inequalities

 Interpret relevant information from tables, charts, and graphs
 Evaluate the information in data sets, tables, charts, and graphs using statistics
 Explain the relationship between two variables
 Calculate geometric quantities
 Convert with and between standard and metric systems
Pretest Questions (6 questions)
SCIENCE – 50 questions timed for 60 minutes

 Demonstrate knowledge of the general orientation of human anatomy
 Describe the anatomy and physiology of the following systems:
 Respiratory system
 Cardiovascular system
 Digestive system
 Nervous system
 Muscular system
 Male and female reproductive systems
 Integumentary system
 Endocrine system
 Urinary system
 Immune system
 Skeletal system

 Describe cell structure, function, and organization
 Describe the relationship between genetic material and the structure of proteins
 Apply concepts underlying Mendel’s laws of inheritance
 Describe the structure and function of the basic macromolecules in a biological system
 Describe the role of microorganisms in disease

 Recognize basic atomic structure
 Know the physical properties and changes of matter
 Describe chemical reactions
 Demonstrate how conditions affect chemical reactions
 Understand properties of solutions
 Describe concepts of acids and bases

 Use basic scientific measurements and tools
 Apply logic and evidence to a scientific explanation
 Predict relationships among events, objects, and processes
 Apply the scientific method to interpret a scientific investigation
Pretest Questions (6 questions)
ENGLISH & LANGUAGE USAGE – 37 questions timed for 37 minutes

 Use conventions of standard English spelling
 Use conventions of standard English pronunciation
 Use correct sentence structures

 Use grammar to enhance clarity in writing
 Evaluate if language meets the needs of a particular audience
 Develop a wellorganized paragraph

 Apply basic knowledge of the elements of the writing process to communicate effectively
 Determine the meaning of words by analyzing word parts
Pretest Questions (4 questions)
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