2022 Edition

# HOBET Practice Test

Try this free practice test to see how prepared you are for the Health Occupations Basic Entrance Test (HOBET), now known as the Test of Essential Academic Skills test (TEAS VI). The TEAS VI is used by many colleges as an admission test to their health care courses of study. The exam covers such topics as English language skills, reading comprehension, math and science.

 1. A person who can be a universal blood donor has the blood type known as O+. True False
 2. Solve the following equation: 3*(4²+2) -4 a. 42 b. 46 c. 50 d. 764
 3. Find the value of "x" in the following equation: 3x = x + 8 a. 2 b. 4 c. 8 d. 10
 4. A person who is anemic is deficient in a key element that is also the primary component of blood. What element is this? a. Thulium b. Iron c. Tin d. None of the above
 5. The two systems of the body that are responsible for removing waste are the digestive system and the circulatory system. True False
 6. If a student writes an essay to demonstrate his or her knowledge of a particular topic, what form of writing is he or she engaging in? a. Narrative b. Research c. Expository d. Nonfiction
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 7. One side of a right triangle is four inches long. The other side is seven inches long. How long is the hypotenuse? a. 8.06 inches b. 11 inches c. 28 inches d. 65 inches
 8. Both plants and animals breathe, though one breathes carbon dioxide and the other oxygen. What is the name of this process? a. Circulation b. Perspiration c. Respiration d. None of the above
 9. Neurons are responsible for transmitting signals throughout the body and for coordinating the body's actions. True False
 10. A fishing boat travels at 20 mph on its way to the fishing grounds. It takes two hours to reach the grounds. On the way back, when the boat is loaded with fish, it can only travel at 15 mph. How long will it take the boat to get home? a. 2 hours b. 2.33 hours c. 2.67 hours d. 3 hours
 11. Sally is grocery shopping. She buys a gallon of milk for \$5.00, a loaf of bread for \$1.50, and a bag of shredded cheese for \$3.50. Assuming that sales taxes in her city are equal to 10 percent of the purchase price, how much will Sally pay for her purchases? a. \$10.00 b. \$10.10 c. \$10.50 d. \$11.00
 12. Which of the following elements is generally NOT radioactive? a. Uranium b. Radium c. Silver d. Plutonium
 13. A "fable" is a historical story that contains a moral tale. True False
 14. Solve for "y" in the following equation when "x" is equal to two: y = 4x + 4 -x a. 8 b. 10 c. 12 d. 14
 15. Adult human males produce sperm cells, while adult human females produce eggs. In biology, these two types of cells are referred to by one term. What is it? a. Ovum b. Gamete c. Somatic cell d. Blastocyst
 16. Use the information contained in the following passage to answer questions 16-18. Tom and Pete have been best friends since kindergarten. They both like football, motorcycles, and playing video games. They've argued before, mostly over girls, but never seriously. Tom recently turned 16 and got his license. His father bought him a car and the two boys went out for pizza to celebrate. On the way home, they had a bad car accident. Pete was seriously injured, but Tom was only bruised. It has been three days since the accident, and Tom has not yet spoken to Pete. What form of writing is this? a. Narrative b. Technical c. Fantasy d. None of the above
 17. Given the circumstances, what is the most likely reason Tom has not spoken to Pete since the accident? a. Tom is embarrassed about the situation. b. Tom is feeling guilty about the accident. c. Tom is mad at Pete for causing the accident. d. Tom no longer wants to be friends with Pete.
 18. What is the main idea inherent in this story? a. Tom is wrong to not call or visit Pete. b. Teenagers shouldn't be allowed to drive. c. These two boys are best friends who have been separated by a tragic accident. d. None of the above
 19. The predominant type of neurons found in the human brain are sensory neurons. True False
 20. Barbara and Tina are on a road trip. They drive for two hours at 40 mph before stopping for lunch. After lunch, they get on the highway and drive for another two hours at 80 mph before reaching their destination. What was their average speed for the trip? a. 40 mph b. 60 mph c. 75 mph d. The answer can not be calculated using the given data.
 21. Solve for "y" in the following equation when "x" is equal to three: y = 3x² + 5x + 2 a. 26 b. 42 c. 44 d. 46
 22. In a eukaryotic (animal) cell, what is the proper term for the area within the cell which house's the DNA? a. Cytoskeleton b. Golgi apparatus c. Cell nucleus d. Vesicles
 23. Digestion is a form of anabolism. True False
 24. Pick which of the following is the most important barrier the immune system uses to repel antigens. a. Skin b. Mucus c. Saliva d. The stomach
 25. Use the information contained in the following passage to answer questions 25-27. Patient 4532 may have had a negative reaction after being injected with the trial drug. He began throwing up a few hours after the injection and did not stop until the following day. He was also running a mild fever and had an erratic heartbeat. It is not known if these disparate elements are related. He had not been feeling well for a few days prior to the test, however, and it is unknown if his symptoms were a reaction to the drug or if he was ill. What conclusions can be drawn from this passage? a. Patient 4532 had a bad reaction to the trial drug. b. The trial drug should be pulled from testing because it is unsafe. c. No conclusion can be drawn until it is seen how other patients react to the drug. d. None of the above
 26. What is the meaning of the word "disparate" in the passage? a. Similar b. Identical c. Different d. Disjointed
 27. Where was this passage most likely drawn from? a. A journal article about drug trials b. A professor's lecture c. A lawsuit about a drug trial that ended horribly d. A researcher's notes
 28. Solve for "z" when "x" is equal to two and "y" is equal to four: z = 3*x² + 2*y(4+3) -2 a. 36 b. 60 c. 66 d. 68
 29. What is the primary function of the respiratory system? a. To remove waste products form the blood b. To oxygenate the body c. To exchange gas between the body's lungs and the environment d. To maintain homeostasis

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