You can use the resources below as you prepare for the AP Exam.

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Sample Questions

You’ll find sample multiple-choice and free-response questions in the AP Art History Course and Exam Description (.pdf/26.36MB).

Sample Responses

Student responses to past exam free-response questions are available on AP Central.

Practice with SmartHistory

Khan Academy’s SmartHistory provides complete coverage of course content with links to additional resources.


Free-Response Questions and Scoring Guidelines

Free Response Questions and Scoring Guidelines: login

The following resources do not reflect the content, scope, or design specifications of the redesigned AP Art History Exam, which was administered for the first time in May 2016. These are provided to help you become familiar with the kinds of topics and questions that have been asked on previous years’ AP exams.

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