The 2018 AP U. S. History test will be given on Friday, May 11th.

You should be in the testing room at 7:30 a.m. on that day. The test will begin promptly at 8:00 a.m. and is 3 hours and 15 minutes in length.

You will be given an activity excused absence for the entire day and should plan on leaving the high school after the test.

The cost of the test is $94.00. The deadline for paying for the test is Friday, March 21st, just before spring break. Payment should be made at the financial office. Checks should be made out to Murray High School.

   


AP U. S. History Exam Description

Section

Question Type

Number of Questions

Timing

Percentage of total exam score

1

Part A: Multiple-choice questions

55 questions
[organized in sets of 2-5]

55 minutes

40%

Part B: Short-answer questions

3 prompts
[student choice on 3rd prompt]

40 minutes

20%

2

Part A: Document-based question
(DBQ)

1 prompt
[7 documents]

60 minutes

25%

Part B: Long essay question

1 prompt
[student choice from 3 prompts]

40 minutes

15%