AP European History Downloads

AP European History Exam Questions and Scoring Information

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

The Course and Exam Description (.pdf/5.3MB), which has everything you need to know about the course and exam, including a practice exam reflecting the 2017-18 updates.

This AP European History sample questions document (.pdf/2.1MB). Note that this document does not reflect the 2018 exam format.

And for free-response questions from prior exams, along with scoring information, check out the tables below. Please note that these questions do not reflect the format of the 2018 exam, as they date from the 2016 and 2017 exam administrations. Similar resources for the 2018 exam will be available after the exam administration in May 2018.

2017 | 2016

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

Free-Response Questions

2016: Free-Response Questions
Questions Student Performance Samples, Scoring Guidelines, and Commentary Score Distributions

Free-Response Questions

Scoring Guidelines

Scoring Performance Q&A

Scoring Statistics

Sample Responses Q1 DBQ

Sample Responses Q1 SA

Sample Responses Q2 LEQ

Sample Responses Q2 SA

Sample Responses Q3 LEQ

Sample Responses Q3 SA

Sample Responses Q4 SA

Score Distributions