Praxis II Economics Exam (5911)

The Praxis II Economics (5911) exam is part of the requirements for prospective educators wishing to receive licensure and certification to enter the teaching profession as high school economics teachers. You are given two hours to complete the examination, which consists of 110 selected-response questions. The exam is a computer delivered test, meaning you will have the capability to skip questions and go back to them at a later time within the allotted time period. You are given the opportunity to learn how the system works prior to starting the exam so you are familiar with the interface.

During the exam, you will be asked to respond to questions that test your knowledge within the following three Content Categories and their related concepts:

  • Fundamental Economics Concepts
  • Microeconomics
    1. Supply and Demand
    2. Product Market
    3. Factor Markets
    4. Government Policy and Regulation of Markets
  • Macroeconomics
    1. Economic Performance and Fluctuations
    2. Money and Banking and the Federal Reserve System
    3. Fiscal and Monetary Policies
    4. Macroeconomics of the Open Economy

    Upon successfully passing the test, you will have shown that you have the knowledge, skills and abilities that have been deemed necessary to act as a professional educator as a high school economic teacher. Since the exam is graded only on the number of correctly answered questions, with no penalty for any incorrectly answered, it is advisable to answer as many questions as you possibly can. For helpful example of Praxis II Economics (5911) practice questions, we recommend testing yourself using the Mometrix Praxis II Economics (5911) practice test. This will help better prepare you for what you can expect to encounter on the actual examination.

    When you register to take the test, you will be given the option to choose a location most convenient to you from a selection of test centers available through an international network of testing sites. Passing scores are determined based on the requirements of the individual state, so be sure to check your state’s licensure and certification requirements prior to registering for the exam.

    PRAXIS II Economics Practice Questions