HESI A2 Biology Practice Test

Work through our our HESI A2 biology practice test to test your knowledge.

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HESI A2 Biology Overview

When taking HESI biology, you will find this format:

  • 30 Questions
  • 25 Minutes

Within those 30 questions, you can expect to be tested on the following topics:

  • Biology Basics
  • Cells
  • Cellular Reproduction
  • Genetics
  • DNA
  • Molecules
  • Photosynthesis

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Frequently Asked Questions

There will be 30 total questions used on this portion of the exam.

You will have 25 minutes to complete this section. To keep pace, you will need to spend less than 50 seconds answering each question.

There is not a universal passing score. Each school or nursing program will set their own scores. However, most schools typically expect a minimum score higher than the 70-75% range.

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