AP World History DBQ & FRQ

AP World History DBQ & FRQ

There are some great online resources available for AP World History Document Based Questions as well as the Free Response Questions. See our listing below for prior year questions along with some excellent writing guides.

Official Practice Questions

The 2017 practice test includes short answer questions, long essay questions, and a document based question. This is a great place to start your test prep.

Prior Year Questions

The College Board has posted the actual questions from 2022 and earlier along with scoring guidelines, sample responses, statistics, and score distributions. Includes prior year short answers, long essays, and DBQs.

Heimler’s History

These videos do an excellent job explaining how to write an LEQ and a DBQ for APUSH, AP World, & AP Euro. You will also learn the Top 5 mistakes that students make on the DBQ.

Document Based Question Tips

Another great World History slideshare, this one by Kimberly McEachen. Clearly explains with 40 slides many strategies for getting a perfect 9 on your DBQ. Includes some nice examples from actual essays.

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