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, short-answer, and free-response questions in the AP World History Course and Exam Description (.pdf/6.4MB).

Sample Responses

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

Exam Practice Tips

Check out our Exam Practice Tips.

Free Response Questions and Scoring Guidelines

The following resources do not reflect the 2016-17 revisions to the AP World History Exam.

Free Response Questions and Scoring Guidelines: login

The following free-response questions and scoring guidelines do not reflect the 2016-17 revisions to the AP World History Exam. To access the files below, you’ll 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.