IB History Exam Prep

60 free practice test questions for the International Baccalaureate (IB) History exam

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The International Baccalaureate (IB) History exam is part of IB’s diploma program aimed at preparing students aged 16-19 for university level courses. The IB History diploma exam is assessed through internal assessment. The number of questions per section is contingent upon candidate level; candidates may be at Standard Level (SL) or Higher Level (HL).
The IB History diploma program is assessed externally through three papers:
•        Paper 1 (short answer format, 1 hour time allotment)
•        Paper 2 ( two extended response questions, 1.5 hour time allotment)
•        Paper 3 (three extended response questions, 2.5 hour time allotment)
In addition, the IB History course is assessed internally as well through a study report. 
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There are three parts of both standard level and higher level IB History Literature (Prescribed subjects, World History topics, Internal Assessment) and one part exclusive to the Higher level IB History exam (Depth studies).

The standard level of the IB History Exam is two and a half hours long and the higher level of the IB History Exam is five hours long.

A good passing score for the IB History Exam is typically considered to be 24 or higher.

A passing IB History Exam score can help students both prepare for college and gain college credit.

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