English and Language Usage
The English section of the TEAS is called the “English and Language Usage” section in the ATI TEAS, or TEAS 6. Questions are concerned with the conventions of standard English, basic language and grammar knowledge, and vocabulary competence. You will have 28 minutes to answer 28 questions during this section of the TEAS 6.
The Math section of the ATI TEAS (TEAS 6) test comprises about 22% of your total testing efforts. You will have 54 minutes to complete 36 questions. Topics covered come from areas of math that you should have studied during grades 7 through 12 in school. The concepts addressed include arithmetic, algebra, measurement, and data.
You will be allowed to use a four-function calculator during the Math section of the ATI TEAS test. One will be included in the online version and you will be issued one at the testing center during a paper and pencil test. Do not bring your own calculator from home.
The Reading section of the ATI TEAS (TEAS 6) test comprises about 31% of the entire test. The test has 53 questions that you have to complete in 64 minutes. To do well, you need to be able to read for comprehension of key ideas, as well as details. The test also has questions regarding the author’s purpose, style, and point of view. Finally, you will be asked to take the knowledge you gain from reading and extend it through strategies such as prediction and analysis.
The Science section of the ATI TEAS (TEAS 6) test comprises about 31% of the entire test. In this section, you will have to answer 53 questions in 63 minutes. The major portion of content covered in this test includes concepts relating to human anatomy and physiology. There will also be items requiring knowledge of biological and physical sciences, as well as those assessing competence in scientific reasoning.
We hope you find our free practice questions for the TEAS exam helpful as you study to take the exam! If you ever have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us on social media via Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and Pinterest, or by email at [email protected] Happy studying and good luck as you take this first step in your nursing career!