The exam is 2 hours and 15 minutes long and has two sections — multiple choice and free-response.

Section I: Multiple Choice | 75 Questions | 1 hour | 50% of Exam Score

  • Define, explain, and apply geographic concepts
  • Interpret geographic data


Section II: Free-Response | 3 Questions | 1 hour and 15 minutes | 50% of Exam Score

  • Questions may require you to:
    • Synthesize different topical areas
    • Analyze and evaluate geographical concepts
    • Supply appropriately selected and well-explained real-world examples to illustrate geographic concepts
    • Interpret verbal descriptions, maps, graphs, photographs, and/or diagrams
    • Formulate responses in narrative form

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