AP World History: Modern Practice Tests

The AP World History: Modern Exam will test your understanding of the historical concepts covered in the course units, as well as your ability to analyze primary and secondary sources and identify patterns and connections that can support a historical interpretation.

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AP World History: Modern Course and Exam Description

The AP World History Exam assesses student understanding of the historical thinking skills and learning objectives outlined in the course framework. The exam is 3 hours and 15 minutes long and students are required to answer 55 multiple-choice questions, 3 short-answer questions, 1 document-based question, and 1 long essay question. The details of the exam, including exam weighting and timing, can be found below:

  Question Type (# of questions) Exam Weighting Time Allotted
Section I Part A: Multiple Choice (55 questions) 40% 55 minutes
Part B: Short Answer (3 questions)

Question 1: Secondary source(s)
Question 2: Primary source
Students select one:
Question 3: No stimulus
Question 4: No stimulus
20% 40 minutes
Section II Question 1: Document-based 25% 60 minutes (includes 15-minute reading period)
Students select one:
Question 2: Long essay
Question 3: Long essay
Question 4: Long essay
15% 40 minutes

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