AP Biology Practice Questions

175 free practice questions for the AP Biology exam

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The AP Biology exam is administered by the College Board each May. AP Biology is intended to provide students with a framework for modern biology concepts and its ever increasing information discoveries. Unifying themes concern application of biological knowledge and critical thinking to environmental and social concerns.

Topic breakdown:

  • Molecules and Cells (25%)
  • Heredity and Evolution (25%)
  • Organisms and Populations (50%)

In May 2011, 184,497 students took the AP Biology exam internationally. The mean score was a 2.70 with a standard deviation of 1.54. The highest possible score is 5.

This free practice exam features 177 questions that will help you not only review key biology concepts, but also familiarize yourself with the AP exam format.

Additionally, it is an excellent refresher for the SAT Subject Test in Biology E (Ecological) and SAT Subject Test in Biology M (Molecular), or as practice towards the end of Introduction to Biology courses.

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