You can use the resources below to prepare for the exam.

Click here for details about the exam format.

Sample Questions

You’ll find sample multiple-choice and free-response questions in the AP Physics 1 Course and Exam Description (.pdf/3.2MB).

See Sample Questions from the Physics 1 and 2 Exams (.pdf/1MB) for more examples of exam questions.

Sample Responses

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

Exam Practice Tips

Check out our Exam Practice Tips.

The Paragraph-Length Response (.pdf/70.5KB) and The Analysis of Experimental Uncertainty (.pdf/72KB) provide helpful information about expectations for your work on the exam.

Free Response Questions and Scoring Guidelines

Free Response Questions and Scoring Guidelines: login

The following resources contain the remaining available Free Response Questions and Scoring Guidelines for the AP Physics 1 exam. To access the files below, you need to log into your College Board account. If you do not have a College Board account, you can create one by selecting ‘Sign In’ in the header and following the prompts to Sign-Up.