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PAX Exam Prep Course

Ace the PAX exam by the National League for Nursing (NLN)

We include multiple full-length practice tests with hundreds of practice questions.
All lessons are adapted from our highly reviewed study guide.
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Course Outline
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PAX Verbal Pretest
PAX Mathematics Pretest
PAX Science Pretest


Welcome to the Mometrix PAX Course!
PAX Video Directory
Study Tips and Test-Taking Strategies
5 Secret Keys to PAX Success5 Topics
Lesson Content
Secret Key #1: Plan Big, Study Small
Secret Key #2: Make Your Studying Count
Secret Key #3: Practice the Right Way
Secret Key #4: Pace Yourself
Secret Key #5: Have a Plan for Guessing
Test-Taking Strategies3 Topics
Lesson Content
Question Strategies
Answer Choice Strategies
General Strategies
Subject Material
Verbal11 Topics
Lesson Content
Reading in Context: Main Ideas and Supporting Details & Author's Purpose
Reading in Context: Common Organizations of Texts & Reading Comprehension and Connecting with Texts
Finding the Meaning and Assessing the Text: Making and Evaluating Predictions & Critical Reading Skills
Finding the Meaning and Assessing the Text: Persuasion and Rhetoric & Reading Argumentative Writing
Additional Reading Concepts: Sources of Information & Citing Sources
Additional Reading Concepts: Plot and Story Structure
Additional Reading Concepts: Narrator’s Point of View & Setting, Mood, and Tone
Additional Reading Concepts: Character Development and Dialogue & Figurative Language
Additional Reading Concepts: Literary Devices
Word Knowledge: Word Roots and Prefixes and Suffixes
Word Knowledge: Nuance and Word Meanings & Using Context to Determine Meaning
Mathematics26 Topics
Lesson Content
Decimals, Fractions, and Percentages: Fractions
Decimals, Fractions, and Percentages: Decimals & Percentages
Ratio Conversion
Measurement Conversion
Algebra: Linear Expressions, Linear Equations, & Solving Equations
Algebra: Cross Multiplication, Graphing Equations, & Inequalities
Algebra: Systems of Equations & Polynomials
Algebra: Rational Expressions, Quadratics, & Parabolas
Geometry: Points, Lines, and Planes
Geometry: Angles
Geometry: Polygons, Apothem and Radius, & Congruence and Similarity
Geometry: Triangles & Triangle Properties
Geometry: Transformations, Pythagorean Theorem, & Trigonometric Formulas
Geometry: Quadrilaterals
Geometry: Circles
Geometry: 3D Shapes
Mathematical Concepts: Number Basics
Mathematical Concepts: Rational Numbers, Number Lines, & Rounding and Estimation
Mathematical Concepts: Operations
Mathematical Concepts: Properties of Exponents & Scientific Notation
Mathematical Concepts: Factors and Multiples & Calculations Using Points
Mathematical Concepts: Basic Functions
Mathematical Concepts: Basic Trigonometric Functions
Mathematical Concepts: Measures of Central Tendency
Mathematical Concepts: Displaying Information
Science34 Topics
Lesson Content
Science Cognitive Skills: Safety and Equipment
Science Cognitive Skills: Scientific Inquiry and Reasoning
Biology: Differences Between Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells & Structure and Function of Cells and Organelles
Biology: Cell Cycle and Cellular Division
Biology: Mendel's Laws & Processes Affecting the Gene Pool
Biology: Mechanics of Evolution & Evidence Supporting Evolution
Biology: Historical and Current Biological Classification Systems of Organisms
Biology: Characteristics of the Major Animal Phyla, Hierarchy of Multicellular Organisms, & Homeostasis
Biology: Characteristics of Major Plant Divisions, Major Plant Tissues and Organs, & Plant Life Cycles and Reproductive Strategies
Biology: Hierarchical Structure of the Biosphere & Relationships between Species
Anatomy and Physiology Part 1
Anatomy and Physiology Part 2
Chemistry: Phase Transitions
Chemistry: Historical Models of the Atom & Atomic and Subatomic Structure
Chemistry: Pure Substances and Mixtures & Chemical and Physical Properties and Changes
Chemistry: Bond Types
Chemistry: Reaction Types
Chemistry: Chemical Kinetics & Terminology for Solutions and Solubility
Chemistry: Equilibrium Relationships in Acid-Base Chemistry & Chemical Structures and Properties of Biologically Important Molecules
Physics: Work, Energy, and Power Part 1
Physics: Work, Energy, and Power Part 2
Physics: Work, Energy, and Power Part 3
Physics: Displacement, Velocity, and Acceleration
Physics: Laws of Motion
Physics: Equilibrium and Friction & Conservation of Energy and Momentum
Physics: Electrical Properties of Materials & Introduction to Circuits and Current
Physics: Properties of Magnets & Types of Waves and their Characteristics
Physics: Reflection, Refraction, Interference, and Diffraction of Waves & Heat Transfer
Health: Factors that Affect Health and Development & Human Physical Development
Health: Cognitive Development, Social and Emotional Development, & Overview of Disease and Illness
Health: Communicable Diseases, Non-Communicable Diseases, & Immune Responses
Health: Factors Influencing Disease Risk & Health Hazards and Factors that Contribute to Safety Concerns
Health: Emergency Response Planning & Health Care Agencies, Programs, and Services
Health: Advertising and Marketing in Healthcare & Evaluating Health-Related Products
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PAX Course Feedback
Bonus Content
Guide to Effective Studying6 Topics
Lesson Content
Where and How to Study
Scheduling Study Time
Reading Methods
Taking Notes
Exam Day
How to Overcome Test Anxiety
How to Overcome Math Anxiety
PAX Flashcards

Practice Tests

Practice Test 1
PAX Practice Test 1 Verbal
PAX Practice Test 1 Mathematics
PAX Practice Test 1 Science
Practice Test 2
PAX Practice Test 2 Verbal
PAX Practice Test 2 Mathematics
PAX Practice Test 2 Science
Practice Test 3
PAX Practice Test 3 Verbal
PAX Practice Test 3 Mathematics
PAX Practice Test 3 Science
Practice Test 4
PAX Practice Test 4 Verbal
PAX Practice Test 4 Mathematics
PAX Practice Test 4 Science
Practice Test 5
PAX Practice Test 5 Verbal
PAX Practice Test 5 Mathematics
PAX Practice Test 5 Science
Practice Test 6
PAX Practice Test 6 Verbal
PAX Practice Test 6 Science
PAX Practice Test 6 Mathematics
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PAX Exam Prep Course by Mometrix



  • Reading in Context
  • Finding the Meaning and Assessing the Text
  • Word Knowledge


  • Integers
  • Decimals, Fractions, and Percentages
  • Ratio Conversion


  • Science Cognitive Skills
  • Biology
  • Anatomy and Physiology


Study Guide

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Track Your Progress

Our customized course allows you to check off content you have studied or feel confident with.

6 Full-Length Practice Tests

With 1100+ practice questions and lesson reviews, you can test yourself again and again to build confidence.


Our course includes a flashcard mode consisting of 311 content cards.
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$128 value!
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