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AP Bio Exam Time Length

I was just wondering about the AP Bio Exam length - like how many hours should I be prepared to sit for, and how much time is allotted per question or section? Thanks for any info on this!

7 months ago

The AP Biology Exam is divided into two main sections: multiple-choice and free-response. The test time length is 3 hours in total. Here's a breakdown of each section:

1. Multiple-choice section: This section has 60 questions, and you are given 90 minutes to complete it. The questions are based on analyzing and interpreting scientific data using graphs, charts, or other visuals. There's no fixed time per question, but it's a good idea to keep an eye on the clock and pace yourself to ensure you complete the section within the allotted time.

2. Free-response section: This section consists of 6 questions: 2 long free-response questions and 4 short free-response questions. You have 90 minutes to complete this entire section. It's recommended to spend about 22 minutes on each of the long free-response questions and about 12 minutes on each of the short free-response questions. You can use the remaining time to review your work and address any unanswered questions.

Make sure you're familiar with the format of the exam, and practice pacing yourself during your study sessions leading up to the test. Good luck on your AP Biology Exam!

7 months ago

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