Try our free AP US History practice tests. We have 1 free practice test for each of the 9 time periods that are covered on the AP exam. These are all multiple choice questions that are similar to those on the updated US History test. Each set of questions includes stimulus material to review before answering. The stimulus material will be a primary or secondary source such as text, images, maps, graphs, or charts. The questions will be related to the stimulus material and will draw upon your knowledge of US History.
Free AP U.S. History Practice Tests
- Period 1 (1491–1607)
- Period 2 (1607–1754)
- Period 3 (1754–1800)
- Period 4 (1800–1848)
- Period 5 (1844–1877)
- Period 6 (1865–1898)
- Period 7 (1890–1945)
- Period 8 (1945–1980)
- Period 9 (1980–Present)
AP U.S. History Exam
The AP U.S. History exam is also know as the APUSH exam. It covers American History from 1491 to the present. The exam is divided into two sections. Section I includes multiple choice and short answer questions. Section II includes a document-based question and a long essay question.
Part A of Section I has 55 APUSH multiple choice questions that must be answered within 50 minutes. Part B of Section I has 4 short answer questions that must be answered within 50 minutes.
Part A of Section II is the document-based question (DBQ) which must be answered within 55 minutes. Part B of Section II is the long essay question which must be answered within 35 minutes. For the long essay, two questions are presented, and you get to choose the one that you would like to answer. The total length of the APUSH exam is 3 hours and 15 minutes.
APUSH practice tests are great for exam prep. We have an AP US History practice exam for each of the 9 time periods that are covered in this course. All of our multiple choice questions include answers along with detailed explanations. Choose a time period from the list above, and start your test prep right now!