AP US Government FRQ

AP Government Free Response

Check out the following resources for the AP Gov FRQ. Be sure to watch these strategy videos and work through all of the free response practice questions.

Official Sample FRQ

The 2018 official sample test from the College Board includes a full set of AP US Government & Politics free response questions. You need to be prepared for all 4 types: Concept Application, Quantitative Analysis, SCOTUS Comparison, and Argument Essay.

FRQ Strategy Videos

These 4 videos from Jen Hitchcock provides tips and strategies to succeed on the AP Government free response section. Each video is about 15 minutes long and explains exactly how to attack each type of question.

How to Write AP Gov FRQs

This sixteen minute video from Steve Heimler is fantastic. It is a thorough guide for succeeding on the free response portion of this test. It covers the first three FRQ questions: Concept Application, Quantitative Analysis, and SCOTUS Comparison. Be sure to watch this!

Argumentative Essay

This is Steve Heimler’s video for the AP US Gov Argumentative essay. He uses examples to show you exactly how to get a perfect score on this challenging essay question.

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