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PALS Pre-Test & Answer Key: The Perfect Prep for Your PALS Exam

If you’re looking to obtain or renew your Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification soon, get the practice you need by taking our free pre-test below. Each of the 10 multiple choice questions are based on the protocols outlined in the most recent AHA guidelines. Get started now!


1. The most common cause of cardiac arrest in pediatric patients is:

A. A blow to the chest

B. Congenital heart disease

C. Respiratory failure

D. Drowning