Free PCAT® Practice Questions
If you don’t have time for a full PCAT practice test, and you need just a few sample PCAT questions to see where you stand, you’ve come to the right place.
PCAT Practice Questions
Practice Question #1: Chemistry
200 mL of an ideal gas is placed in a piston and is held at a pressure of 500 torr. If the temperature is held constant and the pressure is increased to 650 torr, what is the new volume of the gas?
- A. 75 mL
- B. 154 mL
- C. 220 mL
- D. 300 mL
Practice Question #2: Biology
At two independently assorting loci, a man has the following genotype: GgHH. He marries a woman with the genotype ggHh. What is the probability that they will have a child who has the same genotype as the father?
- A. 0
- B. ⅛
- C. ¼
- D. ½
Practice Question #3: Biology
In a certain genetically stable population, the frequency of a recessive allele (for a trait with two alleles) is 0.6. What is the frequency of individuals expressing the dominant trait?
- A. 0.16
- B. 0.24
- C. 0.36
- D. 0.64
Practice Question #4: Chemistry
Under what conditions do gases exhibit ideal behavior?
- A. Low pressures and low temperatures
- B. Low pressures and high temperatures
- C. High pressures and high temperatures
- D. High pressures and low temperatures
Practice Question #5: Math
If a multivitamin supplement costs $n for 100 pills, how many pills can be bought for $10?
- A. 10/n
- B. 1000/n
- C. 10n
- D. 1000n
Practice Question #6: Math
Which of the following is the greatest?
- A. 2⁶
- B. 4⁴
- C. 8³
- D. 16²
Practice Question #7: Math
Farmer Smith enclosed his rectangular pasture with fence that cost him $1.50 per linear meter. If his pasture is twice as long as it is wide with a total area of 180,000 square meters, then what was the cost, in dollars, of the fence?
- A. 1,200
- B. 1,500
- C. 1,800
- D. 2,700
Practice Question #8: Math
Paul’s average bowling score for a series was 164 and Dave’s was 158. If each of them bowled 4 games, how much greater was Paul’s total score for the series than Dave’s?
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