ACLS Certification Practice Test

(with $20 Coupon towards ACLS Certification)

To help you prepare for your Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification, HES has created online practice tests that simulate the actual ACLS certification exam. This timed ACLS pretest has 50 multiple-choice practice ACLS test questions. You will receive immediate test grading and you may retake the ACLS sample test up to five times to keep practicing and preparing for the real exam. 

Upon completion of the practice exam, you will receive a coupon code that’s good for $20 off your ACLS Certification Course and Exam with HES. It pays to prepare!

ACLS Practice tests correspond to our online course materials and they cover the following modules:

  1. Education & The Team Approach to Emergency Care
  2. Initial Assessment & Respiratory Support
  3. Ventricular Fibrillation Treated with CPR and AED
  4. Ventricular Fibrillation / Pulseless Ventricular Tachycardia
  5. Pulseless Electrical Activity
  6. Asystole
  7. Acute Coronary Syndrome
  8. Bradycardia
  9. Stable Tachycardia
  10. Unstable Tachycardia
  11. Acute Stroke
  12. Post-Cardiac Arrest Care

Features and Benefits


  • Full-length, timed exam based on 2010 AHA Guidelines
  • Simulates actual certification exam
  • 50 multiple-choice questions
  • Immediate grading and results
  • Answers with explanations
  • Retake the exam up to five times for additional practice
  • $20 coupon credit offered (good for ACLS Certification and Exam)

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this test similar to the actual certification exam?

Yes. This practice test mirrors the certification online exam. It includes 50 multiple-choice questions, is timed, provides instant grading, and gives you the opportunity to retake the quiz to help you further prepare. You may retake this exam up to 5 times.

How does the coupon work?

With your purchase, you will receive a code that can be used on your next HES certification course and exam. You will receive $20 off the price of the course and exam.  This does not include courses offered by the American Heart Association.

What is the format and passing score of the practice exam?

Just like the actual certification exam, the practice exams are made up of 50 multiple choice questions. You will have 90 minutes to complete the exam. The questions are based on the learning objectives and case studies of our online content. Your test is graded instantly. You must score at least 84 percent to pass. If you don't pass the exam, you will have the opportunity to review the questions you answered incorrectly and reset and retake your exam.

Does this practice exam follow the 2010 American Heart Association (AHA) Guidelines for CPR and ECC?

Yes. The practice exam reflects the 2010 Guidelines. The 2010 AHA Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) contain the expert recommendations for application of the ILCOR International Consensus on CPR and ECC Science with Treatment Recommendations.