HESI A2 Math and Anatomy & Physiology
HESI A2 Math and A&P
1. 474 + 2038 =
A. 2512
B. 2412
C. 2521
D. 2502
2. 32,788 + 1693 =
A. 33,481

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B. 32,383
C. 34,481
D. 36,481
3. 3703 – 1849 =
A. 1954
B. 1854
C. 1974
D. 1794
4. 4790 – 2974 =
A. 1816
B. 1917
C. 2109
D. 1779
5. 229 × 738 =
A. 161,622
B. 167,670
C. 169,002
D. 171,451
6. 356 × 808 =
A. 274,892
B. 278,210
C. 283,788
D. 287,648
7. Round to the nearest whole number: 435 ÷ 7 =
A. 16
B. 62
C. 74
D. 86
8. Round to the nearest whole number: 4748 ÷ 12 = A. 372 B. 384
C. 396
D. 412
9. Report all decimal places: 3.7 + 7.289 + 4 = A. 14.989
B. 5.226
C. 15.0
D. 15.07
10. 4.934 + 7.1 + 9.08 =
A. 21.114
B. 21.042
C. 20.214
D. 59.13
11. A newborn weighs 8 pounds 5 ounces. There are 453.59 grams per pound. What is the infant’s weight in grams?
A. 2268 grams
B.3629 grams C. 3770 grams
D. 3856 grams
12. What temperature in Fahrenheit is 50° Celsius? (Enter numeric value only. If rounding is necessary, round to the nearest whole number.) 122° F
13. A nurse works in a military hospital from 1300 to 2000. What time of day does this nurse work?
a. Early morning to early afternoon
b. Lunch time to midnight
c. Early afternoon to bedtime
d. Midnight to sunrise
14. A nurse is reviewing the daily intake and output (I&O) of a patient consuming a clear diet. The urinary drainage bag denotes a total of 1,000 mL for the past 24 hours. The total intake is:
2 8-oz cups of coffee
1 16-oz serving of clear soup
1 pint of water consumed throughout the day
How much is the deficit in milliliters? (Enter numeric value only. If rounding is necessary, round to the nearest whole number.)
440
15. A woman received a bottle of perfume as a present. The bottle contains ½ oz of perfume. How many milliliters is this? (Enter numeric value only. If rounding is necessary, round to the nearest whole number.)
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16. The metric system of measurement was developed in France during Napoleon’s reign. It is based on what multiplication factor?
b. 2
a. The length of Napoleon’s forearm
c. 10
d. Atomic weight of helium
17. How many meters are in a kilometer? (Enter numeric value only.) 1000
18. How many grams are in a kilogram? (Enter numeric value only.) 1000
19. To convert pounds to kilograms, what factor is used? A. 2.2
B. 0.334
C. 10
D. 22
20.A teacher’s aide is preparing a snack for the class. In order to prepare the powdered drink, the aide must convert the directions from metric. The directions say, “Dilute contents of package in 2 liters of water.” The aide has a measuring device marked in ounces. How many ounces of water should be used? (Enter numeric value only. If rounding is required, round to the nearest tenth.) 66.7
21. How many milliliters are in 1 liter?
a. 30
b. 10 C. 100
D. 1,000
22. There are 2.54 cm in an inch. How many centimeters are in 1 foot? (Enter numeric value only. If rounding is necessary, round to the nearest whole
number.) 30.48
23.A seamstress is measuring a model for a new dress. The tape measure is marked in centimeters. The seamstress needs to convert that measurement into inches. If the model’s waist measurement is 65.4 cm, what is the conversion in inches?
a. 25.74 inches
b. 166.12 inches
c. 32.50 inches
d. 17 inches
24. How many centimeters in a millimeter? A.
B.1
C. 10 D.100
25. How many centimeters in a meter? A.
B. 10
C. 100
D. 1,000
26.A news website allows subscribers to download news articles in different languages. The average number of downloads per day for some of the languages are as follows:
English: 5 articles, 150 downloads
French: 2 articles, 50 downloads
Chinese: 1 article, 75 downloads
Japanese: 3 articles, 25 downloads
How many articles are downloaded each day? 1000
27.A hospital day staff consists of 25 registered nurses, 75 unlicensed assistants, five phlebologists, six receptionists and office staff, and 45 physicians. One summer day the staff was at only 68% strength. How many people were working that day? (Enter numeric value only. If rounding is necessary, round to the nearest whole number.) 106
28.A farmer raises chickens for eggs and meat. Any chicken that does not lay at least one egg a week is moved to the slaughterhouse. The farmer has 765 chickens that can lay one egg each day. Each day 80% of the chickens lay eggs. How many eggs does the farmer collect each day? (Enter numeric value only. If rounding is necessary, round to the nearest whole number.) 612
29. Over the past week, 34 baby boys were born at the hospital. This was 54% of all babies born. How many girls were born over the past week? (Enter numeric value only. If rounding is necessary, round to the nearest whole number.) 29
30. The doctor tells the patient to cut back on coffee. The patient usually has four 8-oz cups of coffee per day. If the doctor told him to cut back by 25%, how many ounces of coffee can the patient have each day? (Enter numeric value only. If rounding is necessary, round to the whole number.)
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31. Ratio and proportion: 0.8:10 :: x:100
A. x = 0.8
B.x = 8
C. x = 80
D.x = 800
32. Add: 9.98 + 0.065 =
A. 10.63
B. 10.045
C. 1.0063
D. 998.065
33. Add: 6 + 12.55 + 5.022 =
A. 18.55
B. 23.572
C. 30.025
D. 16.475
34. Add: 23.5 + 7.025 =
A. 30.525
B. 30.5
C. 30.025
D. 16.475
35. Subtract: 32.21 − 4.68 =
A. 14.59
B. 27.53
C. 1.459
D. 31.742
36. Subtract: 15.7 − 9.8 =
A. 6.1
B. 8.96
C. 5.9
D. 4.30
37. Subtract: 10.012 − 0.120 =
A. 10
B. 9.012
C. 10.122
D. 9.892
38. Multiply: (7.2)(0.34) =
A. 14.12
B. 0.234
C. 7.64
D. 2.448
39. Multiply: (99)(0.56) =
A. 99.30
B. 99.56
C. 55.44
D. 199.54
40. Multiply: (88)(7.08) =
A. 862.5
B. 88.040
C. 64.252
D. 623.04
41. Multiply: 375 ×
2.3 =
A. 862.5
B. 750
C. 225.75
D. 1125
42. How many ounces are in 2 quarts?
A. 8 ounces
B.16 ounces
C. 32 ounces D. 64 ounces
43. A shopper spends $75.64 at one store and $22.43 at the next store. The shopper started out with $100.00. How much money does the shopper have left?
A. $1.93
B. $5.00
C. $0.72
D. $20.13
44.A worker is filling out his timesheet. He worked 8 hours on Monday, 7 hours and 30 minutes on Tuesday, 8¾ hours on Wednesday, 4 hours on Thursday, and 8¼ hours on Friday. If he earns $14.35 per hour, what will be his gross pay for this week? (Enter numeric value only. Round your answer to the nearest penny.)
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45. An accountant counts his money and finds that out of 35 bills, 20% are $1 bills, 43% are $5 bills, 6% are $10 bills, and 31% are $20 bills. How many $5 bills does the accountant have? (Enter numeric value only. If rounding is necessary, round to the nearest whole number.) 15
46. What number in Arabic numerals is Roman numeral MCMXLIV? (Enter numeric value only.)
1,944
47. 28.19 – 9 =
A. 28.1
B. 18.19
C. 27.29
D. 19.19
48. Karen goes to the grocery store with $40. She buys a carton of milk for
$1.85, a loaf of bread for $3.20, and a bunch of bananas for $3.05. How much money does she have left?
A. $30.95
B. $31.90
C. $32.10
D. $34.95
49. Round your answer to the tenths place: 0.088 × 277.9 = A. 21.90
B. 2.5
C. 24.5
D. 24.46
50. Round your answer to the hundredths place: 28 ÷ 0.6 = A. 46.67
B. 0.021
C. 17.50
D. 16.8
Anatomy and Physiology
1. What mineral is responsible for muscle contractions?
A. Chloride
B. Sodium
C. Calcium
D. Magnesium
2. In which of the following locations would the urinary bladder and internal reproductive organs be found?
A. Thoracic cavity
B. Mediastinum
C. Abdominal cavity
D. Pelvic cavity
3. What separates the thoracic cavity from the abdominal cavity?
A. Diaphragm
B. Mediastinum
C. Liver
D. Lungs
4. Which of the following epithelial types is correctly matched with its major function?
A. Simple squamous epithelium—secretion or absorption
B. Stratified squamous epithelium—changes shape when stretched
C. Stratified squamous epithelium—diffusion
D. Simple columnar epithelium—secretion or absorption
5. A tissue examined under the microscope exhibits the following characteristics: cells found on internal surface of stomach, no extracellular matrix, cells tall and thin, no blood vessels in the tissue. What type of tissue is this?
A. Epithelial
B. Connective
C. Muscle
D. Cartilage
E. Nervous
6. Nerve tissue is composed of neurons and connective tissue cells that are referred to as which of the following?
A. Osteoblasts
B. Neuroglia
C. Osteocytes
D. Arterioles
7. Which tissue serves as the framework of the body by providing support and structure for the organs?
A. Epithelial
B. Connective
C. Nervous
D. Muscle
8. What is the basic unit of life and the building block of tissues and organs?
A. Atom
B. Organelle
C. Cell
D. DNA
9. Which type of cell division takes place in the gonads?
A. Mitosis
B. Meiosis
C. Binary fission
D. Asexual division
10. In what area of the body would you expect to find an especially thick stratum corneum?
A. Back of the hand
B. Heel of the foot
C. Abdomen
D. Over the shin
11. What are the glands of skin that produce a thin, watery secretion?
A. Sebaceous glands
B. Eccrine glands
C. Apocrine glands
D. Endocrine glands
12. Skin aids in maintaining the calcium and phosphate levels of the body by participating in the production of which of the following?
A. Sebum
B. Keratin
C. Vitamin A
D. Vitamin D
13. Which of the following are functions of the skeletal system? (Select all that apply.)
A. Support the body
B. Hemopoiesis
C. Conduct impulses
D. Provide protection
14. The orthopedic surgeon informs you that you have broken the middle region of the humerus. What is he describing?
A. Epiphysis
B. Articular cartilage
C. Perichondrium
D. Diaphysis
15. You have been given a sample of tissue that has open spaces partially filled by an assemblage of needlelike structures. What is the tissue?
A. Spongy bone
B. Compact bone
C. Cartilage
D. Adipose tissue
16. Which of the following bones is the only moveable bone of the skull?
A. Maxilla
B. Zygomatic
C. Lacrimal
D. Mandible
17. Which mineral is responsible for regulating fluid in the body?
A. Chloride
B. Sodium
C. Calcium
D. Magnesium
18. Why are skeletal muscles also called voluntary muscles?
A. They are under conscious control.
B. They are attached to the skeleton.
C. They use ATP to energize contraction.
D. They are striated in appearance.
19. All actions of the nervous system depend on the transmission of nerve impulses over which of the following?
A. Neuroglia
B. Efferent pathways
C. Afferent pathways
D. Neurons
20. Which are the functional units of the kidney?
A. Ureters
B. Glomeruli
C. Nephrons
D. Renal capsules
21. What are the two functions of the male and female sex organs?
A. Production of all cells and production of hormones
B. Production of interstitial cells and production of hormones
C. Production of gametes and production of hormones
D. Production of gametes and production of interstitial cells
22. In men, spermatozoa develop within the of each testis.
A. Seminiferous tubules
B. Vas deferens
C. Ejaculatory ducts
D. Bulbourethral glands
23. Testicular activity is under the control of which hormone(s)?
A. FSH
B. LH
C. GH
D. Both FSH and LH
24. Which hormone initiates the preparation of the endometrium of the uterus for pregnancy?
A. FSH
B. Estrogen
C. LH
D. Progesterone
25. During pregnancy, what organ produces the hormones that maintain the endometrium and prepare the breasts for milk production?
A. Placenta
B. Uterus
C. Cervix
D. Corpus luteum [Show Less]