Before taking the PRAXIS® Core test, you’ll want to be sure you understand the types and level of the questions you will face. Our free practice questions for each section of the PRAXIS Core test will help you get used to the format and assess your knowledge in each area. Then, you’ll know what you need to study before test day.
The Math section of the PRAXIS® Core test assesses your ability to reason in a mathematical way—quantitatively. Some questions require you to do multiple processes to arrive at an answer.
There are three different question formats in the Math section:
These questions cover a wide variety of skills in these four mathematical domains, in approximately these percentage rates:
|Concept Area||% of Test Questions|
|Number and Quantity||36%|
|Algebra and Geometry||32% (Algebra: 20%; Geometry: 12%)|
During the PRAXIS® Core Math test you will have access to a four-function calculator on the screen. You will also be given a geometry formula reference sheet, which can be viewed on page 13 of this reference.
On the PRAXIS® Core Reading test, you will be asked questions about one or more passages or documents. All of the questions are selected response type (multiple-choice). The questions come from these skill areas, in approximately these percentages:
For extensive details about this test, see this booklet which contains information and question examples.
The PRAXIS® Core Writing test has two parts: questions to answer in 40 minutes and two essays to write within 30 minutes each.
The content tested by the question section includes:
There are two types of essays required for the essay section of the PRAXIS Core Writing test:
Our practice questions will help you review for the questions section of this test and you can find out how your essays will be scored in our study guide for the PRAXIS Core Writing test.