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TEAS Reading Practice Test

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Take our TEAS reading practice test to prepare for your upcoming exam.

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TEAS Reading Overview

TEAS reading is one of four sections you will need to take. For the reading section, you can expect:

  1. 45 Questions
  2. 55 Minutes

The 45 questions are organized by category. The 4 different categories of questions are:

  1. Key Ideas and Details: 15 Questions
  2. Craft & Structure: 9 Questions
  3. Integration of Knowledge: 15 Questions
  4. Unscored Questions: 6 Questions

You are not deducted any points for wrong answers. You will also not know which questions are unscored, so try your best on all questions. To keep pace on this section, you will want to spend less than 60 seconds per question.

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Frequently Asked Questions

There are a total of 45 questions on TEAS reading. While there are 45 questions, only 39 are counted towards your score. You will not know which questions are unscored.

The TEAS reading section is 55 minutes long. You will want to answer each question in less than 73 seconds to keep pace on this section.

Each school establishes their own passing scores. After taking all 4 sections, you will be given a composite score. Most schools require a minimum score of 70%.

You can read more about TEAS scores to learn more.

Jan Olson
Dr. Jan Olson has her Bachelor's degree in nursing, Master's degree in nursing, and Doctorate in nursing.