The REx-PN uses a variety of question types, including:
The exam's goal is to get as much information as possible about your true ability level. You must achieve a certain ability level on the exam—known as the passing standard—to pass.
The passing standard is the minimum level of ability required for safe and effective entry-level nursing practice. Rather than provide a "mark" or a percentage result, you will pass or fail. If you are unsuccessful, you will be sent a candidate performance report that will indicate whether you performed above, near, or below the passing standard in each section of the exam.