AP Biology Downloads

AP Biology Exam Questions and Scoring Information

AP Biology Exam Past Papers

Looking for sample multiple-choice and free-response questions? You can find them in:

The Course and Exam Description (.pdf/5.8MB), which has everything you need to know about the course and exam.

An AP Biology Exam from 2013, previously available only through your AP Course Audit account. Since this exam is now publicly available, you can use the questions without restriction.

And for free-response questions from the 2013 exam onward, along with scoring information, check out the tables below.

2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013

2017: Free-Response Questions
Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Score Distributions

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2016: Free-Response Questions
Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Score Distributions

Free-Response Questions

Scoring Guidelines

Student Performance Q&A

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2015: Free-Response Questions
Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Score Distributions

Free-Response Questions

Scoring Guidelines

Student Performance Q&A

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Sample Responses Q5

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Sample Responses Q8

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2014: Free-Response Questions
Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Score Distributions

Free-Response Questions

Scoring Guidelines

Student Performance Q&A

Scoring Statistics

Sample Responses Q1

Sample Responses Q2

Sample Responses Q3

Sample Responses Q4

Sample Responses Q5

Sample Responses Q6

Sample Responses Q7

Sample Responses Q8

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2013: Free-Response Questions
Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Score Distributions

Free-Response Questions

Scoring Guidelines

Student Performance Q&A

Scoring Statistics

Sample Responses Q1

Sample Responses Q2

Sample Responses Q3

Sample Responses Q4

Sample Responses Q5

Sample Responses Q6

Sample Responses Q7

Sample Responses Q8

Score Distributions