AP Physics 1

AP Physics 1

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AP Physics 1 Exam

AP Physics 1 & 2 are algebra-based physics. Topics covered in Physics 1 include Newtonian mechanics, work, energy, power, mechanical waves, sound, and simple circuits. Twenty-five percent of the class is devoted to hands-on lab work.

The AP Physics 1 Exam Format is:

Multiple Choice Section
-50 Multiple Choice questions
-90 minutes
-50% of exam score

  • Part A of the multiple choice section has 45 standard type questions.
  • Part B has 5 multi-select questions includes multi-corrections questions in which you need to select 2 correct answers.

Free Response Section
-5 Free Response questions
-90 minutes
-50% of exam score

  • 1 Experimental Design Question
  • 1 Qualitative/Quantitative Translation Question
  • 3 Short Answer Questions

When is the AP Physics 1 Exam?

The AP Physics 1 exam date for the 2020–2021 school year is Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 12 p.m.

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