The USMLE Step 1 Exam is the first board exam you take during medical school that is sponsored by the Federation of State Medical Boards and the National Board of Medical Examiners. Start off on the right foot by taking your studying seriously and being consistent with taking USMLE Step 1 practice questions.
Here are four free sample questions for the BoardVitals USMLE Step 1 question bank.
How did you do? Whether you were right where you thought you’d be, or you faltered a little, you’re well on your way to acing your exam by simply trying your hand at these.
The USMLE Step 1 Exam is administered over the course of one day consisting of seven 60-minute sessions. Each session will have 40 or fewer questions. The following topics are found on this exam:
- Gross Anatomy and Embryology: 11-15%
- Behavioral Sciences: 8-15%
- Biochemistry and Nutrition: 14-24%
- Microbiology: 10-15%
- Pathology: 44-52%
- Pharmacology: 15-22%
- Physiology: 25-35%
- Genetics: 5-9%
- Immunology: 6-11%
- Histology and Cell Biology: 8-13%
For a more detailed breakdown of what content areas to expect on the exam, please refer to the USMLE Step 1 Content Outline and Specifications.
BoardVitals provides a USMLE Step 1 Question Bank which has more than 3,150 USMLE Step 1 practice questions targeted to the exam. These questions are written in the same format found on the exam and are accompanied by detailed explanations and rationales explaining all correct and incorrect responses, thus serving as a “mini-lecture” for a comprehensive understanding of the topic. Each of the categories found on the exam is covered by the BoardVitals bank and will provide you with hands-on experience for what to expect on the testing day. Want more practice? Click here for a free trial.