Anatomy of the AP Statistics Exam

Section I:

90 min

40 Multiple Choice

50%

Break:

10 min

-Food & bathroom break
-Cannot refer to notes
-Cannot discuss Section I

 

Section II:

90 min

6 Free Response Questions

50%

Part A

~65 min

5 Free Response Questions

7.5% each

Part B

~25 min

1 Investigative Task

12.5%

Note:Your multiple-choice score is adjusted for outright guessing. If you have no idea of the answer on a multiple-choice question, leave it blank. If you can eliminate some of the choices, answer the question.

 

% of questions by Four Main Categories


I. Exploring Data Draw conclusions using graphs/numerical techniques

8-12 Multiple Choice % _________ 1-2 Free Response



II. Planning a Study - Data collection methods and analysis

4-6 Multiple Choice % __________ 1 Free Response

 


III. Probability/Simulation

8-12 Multiple Choice % __________ 1-2 Free Response


 

IV. Statistical inference and Estimation

12-16 Multiple Choice % ___________ 2-3 Free Response