American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB) – Practice Exams

Welcome to the Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner and Family Nurse Practitioner Practice Examinations Site!

Test Description and Instructions:

  • The 75 items in this examination were created by AANPCB subject matter experts and have been permanently retired from use on actual Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner and Family Nurse Practitioner examinations.
  • There are now two versions of the FNP practice exam.
  • Items are presented in random order within a single examination session. If your session is interrupted, you will be able to go back in to complete it.
  • Test takers will have 90 minutes to complete the practice examination and review the items.
  • There is only one version of the Adult-Gerontology practice examination and Family practice examination.
  • Answer all questions.
  • There is one and only one best answer for each item.
  • If you are not sure of the answer to an item, you can bookmark the item and return to it later in review, using the Item List, before ending the examination.
  • Select a single choice for your desired answer. Note that stray or accidental clicks on the item screen may inadvertently change the choice selected.
  • After ending the examination, you can get feedback on the correctness of your choice for each item. You will also see a description of the relevant domain, task, and knowledge, plus the patient age.
  • Your Pass/Fail score for this examination is based on your total score. The percentage scores for individual domains are presented only to help you identify areas of strength and weakness when preparing for the actual examination.
  • Your final score on this practice examination will not necessarily predict your performance on the actual examination. Use your score and the feedback information to prepare for the actual examination.
  • AANPCB staff do not have access to the test or the results.
  • All items in this examination are copyrighted by AANPCB.

Please click on the name of the practice examination for which you wish to purchase.  Note that there are now two versions of the FNP exam.   These are two different practice exams with different content.

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