AP English Literature Practice Tests

We have 3 free AP Literature Practice tests. Each of these practice tests include a passage along with 11 multiple choice questions. These questions are designed to be similar to those on the AP English Literature and Composition exam. The questions are challenging, so read each passage very carefully. After you select your answer the question is scored instantly and a detailed explanation is provided. Start your AP English Lit test prep right now by selecting from the list of practice tests below.

Free AP English Literature Practice Tests

 

AP English Literature & Composition Exam

The AP English Literature and Composition test is divided into two sections. Section I is multiple choice and Section II is free response. You will have 60 minutes for the multiple choice section, and 120 minutes for the free response section.

The AP English Literature multiple choice section is worth 45% of your total exam score, and consists of 55 questions. These questions are designed to test your skills in analyzing drama, poetry, and prose fiction.

The free response section is worth 55% of your total exam score, and consists of 3 essay questions. These 3 essays each count for a third of your grade on the free-response section, so you are encouraged to spend 40 minutes on each of them. The first essay is a literary analysis of a poem. The next essay is a literary analysis of prose. The last essay a literary analysis of a piece of literature of your choice.

To prepare for this challenging exam, be sure to complete at least one AP English Literature and Composition practice exam. You can start your test prep with our free AP English practice questions. Our online practice test features challenging questions with instant scoring, along with thorough explanations for the correct answers. Good luck!