The exam is three hours long and has two sections — multiple choice and free-response. Calculators are not permitted.

Section I: Multiple Choice | 100 Questions | 1 hour and 30 minutes | 60% of final Exam Score

  • Individual questions
  • Questions in sets

Section II: Free-response | 4 Questions | 1 hour and 30 minutes | 40% of final Exam Score

  • 1 document-based question in which you’ll answer questions related to a given document (e.g., pamphlet, newspaper article, or advertisement)
  • 1 data set question in which you’ll analyze and interpret a given set of data
  • 2 synthesis and evaluation questions which will be in-depth, multipart essays

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