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The AP Statistics Exam

Exam Overview

AP STATISTICS EXAM: 3 HOURS

Exam questions are based on the topics and skills addressed in the AP Statistics course. Formulas and tables needed to complete exam questions are provided to students taking the exam. Students are allowed to use a graphing calculator with statistical capabilities on the entire exam.

Format of Assessment

Section I: Multiple Choice | 40 Questions | 90 Minutes | 50% of Exam Score

  • Discrete Questions

Section II: Free Response | 6 Questions | 90 Minutes | 50% of Exam Score

  • 5 Short-Answer Questions
  • 1 Investigative Task

Multiple-Choice Questions

For sample multiple-choice questions, refer to the Course and Exam Description.

Free-Response Questions

Below are free-response questions from past AP Statistics Exams.

Free-Response Questions 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 1998-2003



2016: Free-Response Questions

Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Score Distributions
Free-Response Questions

     



2015: Free-Response Questions

Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Score Distributions
Free-Response Questions

Scoring Guidelines

Student Performance Q&A

Scoring Statistics
Sample Responses Q1
Sample Responses Q2
Sample Responses Q3
Sample Responses Q4
Sample Responses Q5
Sample Responses Q6
Score Distributions



2014: Free-Response Questions

Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Score Distributions
Free-Response Questions

Scoring Guidelines

Student Performance Q&A

Scoring Statistics
Sample Responses Q1
Sample Responses Q2
Sample Responses Q3
Sample Responses Q4
Sample Responses Q5
Sample Responses Q6
Score Distributions



2013: Free-Response Questions

Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Score Distributions
Free-Response Questions

Scoring Guidelines

Student Performance Q&A

Scoring Statistics
Sample Responses Q1
Sample Responses Q2
Sample Responses Q3
Sample Responses Q4
Sample Responses Q5
Sample Responses Q6
Score Distributions



2012: Free-Response Questions

Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Score Distributions
Free-Response Questions

Scoring Guidelines

Student Performance Q&A

Scoring Statistics
Sample Responses Q1
Sample Responses Q2
Sample Responses Q3
Sample Responses Q4
Sample Responses Q5
Sample Responses Q6
Score Distributions



2011: Free-Response Questions

Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Score Distributions
Free-Response Questions

Scoring Guidelines

Student Performance Q&A

Scoring Statistics
Sample Responses Q1
Sample Responses Q2
Sample Responses Q3
Sample Responses Q4
Sample Responses Q5
Sample Responses Q6
Score Distributions



2011: Form B

Questions

Scoring

Samples and Commentary

Score Distributions

Free-Response Questions

Scoring Guidelines Sample Responses Q1
Sample Responses Q2
Sample Responses Q3
Sample Responses Q4
Sample Responses Q5
Sample Responses Q6



2010: Free-Response Questions

Questions

Scoring

Samples and Commentary

Score Distributions

Free-Response Questions

Scoring Guidelines

Student Performance Q&A

Scoring Statistics
Sample Responses Q1
Sample Responses Q2
Sample Responses Q3
Sample Responses Q4
Sample Responses Q5
Sample Responses Q6
Score Distributions



2010: Form B

Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Score Distributions
Free-Response Questions

Scoring Guidelines Sample Responses Q1
Sample Responses Q2
Sample Responses Q3
Sample Responses Q4
Sample Responses Q5
Sample Responses Q6



2009: Free-Response Questions

Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Grade Distributions
Free-Response Questions

Scoring Guidelines

Student Performance Q&A

Scoring Statistics
Sample Responses Q1
Sample Responses Q2
Sample Responses Q3
Sample Responses Q4
Sample Responses Q5
Sample Responses Q6
Grade Distributions



2009: Form B

Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Grade Distributions
Free-Response Questions

Scoring Guidelines Sample Responses Q1
Sample Responses Q2
Sample Responses Q3
Sample Responses Q4
Sample Responses Q5
Sample Responses Q6



2008: Free-Response Questions

Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Grade Distributions
Free-Response Questions Scoring Guidelines

Student Performance Q&A

Scoring Statistics
Sample Responses Q1
Sample Responses Q2
Sample Responses Q3
Sample Responses Q4
Sample Responses Q5
Sample Responses Q6
Grade Distributions



2008: Form B

Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Grade Distributions
Free-Response Questions Scoring Guidelines Sample Responses Q1
Sample Responses Q2
Sample Responses Q3
Sample Responses Q4
Sample Responses Q5
Sample Responses Q6



2007: Free-Response Questions

Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Grade Distributions
Free-Response Questions Scoring Guidelines

Student Performance Q&A

Scoring Statistics
Sample Responses Q1
Sample Responses Q2
Sample Responses Q3
Sample Responses Q4
Sample Responses Q5
Sample Responses Q6
Grade Distributions



2007: Form B

Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Grade Distributions
Free-Response Questions Scoring Guidelines Sample Responses Q1
Sample Responses Q2
Sample Responses Q3
Sample Responses Q4
Sample Responses Q5
Sample Responses Q6



2006: Free-Response Questions

Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Grade Distributions
Free-Response Questions

Scoring Guidelines

Student Performance Q&A

Scoring Statistics

Sample Responses Q1
Sample Responses Q2
Sample Responses Q3
Sample Responses Q4
Sample Responses Q5
Sample Responses Q6
Grade Distributions



2006: Form B

Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Grade Distributions
Free-Response Questions Scoring Guidelines Sample Responses Q1
Sample Responses Q2
Sample Responses Q3
Sample Responses Q4
Sample Responses Q5
Sample Responses Q6



2005: Free-Response Questions

Questions Scoring Samples Grade Distributions
Free-Response Questions Scoring Guidelines

Scoring Commentary

Student Performance Q&A

Scoring Statistics
Sample Responses Grade Distributions



2005: Form B

Questions Scoring Samples Grade Distributions
Free-Response Questions Scoring Guidelines

Scoring Commentary
Sample Responses



2004: Free-Response Questions

Questions Scoring Samples Grade Distributions
Free-Response Questions Scoring Guidelines

Scoring Commentary

Student Performance Q&A

Scoring Statistics
Sample Responses Q1
Sample Responses Q2
Sample Responses Q3
Sample Responses Q4
Sample Responses Q5
Sample Responses Q6
Grade Distributions



2004: Form B

Questions Scoring Samples Grade Distributions
Free-Response Questions Scoring Guidelines

Scoring Commentary
Sample Responses Q1
Sample Responses Q2
Sample Responses Q3
Sample Responses Q4
Sample Responses Q5
Sample Responses Q6
 



2003: Free-Response Questions

Questions Scoring Samples Grade Distributions
Free-Response Questions Scoring Guidelines

Scoring Commentary

Student Performance Q&A

Scoring Statistics
Sample Responses Q1
Sample Responses Q2
Sample Responses Q3
Sample Responses Q4
Sample Responses Q5
Sample Responses Q6
Grade Distributions



2003: Form B

Questions Scoring Samples Grade Distributions
Free-Response Questions Scoring Guidelines

Scoring Commentary
Sample Responses Q1
Sample Responses Q2
Sample Responses Q3
Sample Responses Q4
Sample Responses Q5
Sample Responses Q6
 


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