AP Seminar Past Exam Questions

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Free-Response Questions

Download free-response questions from past exams along with scoring guidelines, sample responses from exam takers, and scoring distributions.

AP Exams are regularly updated to align with best practices in college-level learning. Not all free-response questions on this page reflect the current exam, but the question types and the topics are similar, making them a valuable resource for teachers and students.

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2018: Performance Tasks Scoring Information
Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Score Distributions

Task 2 Directions and Stimulus Materials

Scoring Guidelines - PT 1

Scoring Guidelines - PT 2

Chief Reader Report

Scoring Statistics

Task 1—Individual Research and Reflection

Task 2—Individual Written Argument

Scoring Distributions
2018: End-of-Course Exam Scoring Information
Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Score Distributions

Free-Response Questions

Scoring Guidelines

Section I—Part A

Section I—Part B

 
2017: End-of-Course Exam Scoring Information
Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Score Distributions

Exam Questions and Sources

Scoring Guidelines

Section I—Part A

Section I—Part B