This is the final part of SECTION I. At this point, those MULTIPLE CHOICE questions are behind you. Let it go. You'll now have 40 minutes to answer 3 Short Answer questions. This will account for 20% of your score. Remember students are required to answer Question 1 and Question 2. Students then choose to answer Question 3 OR Question 4
Overall: 3 questions. 3 parts to each question (a, b, c). They'll give you some stimulus (like the Multiple Choice) or just a regular prompt and 3 questions about it. No thesis needed. Just answer the question. Below is an acronym to help you ACE the SAQ!
Below are a few examples with descriptions of good responses:
SAMPLE #2: IMAGE
You can view other examples of Short Answer Questions HERE on page 212.
What the AP says about a good Short Answer response:
3 questions with 3 parts. You'll have 40 minutes on this one. This will wrap up Hour 2 of your AP World Exam. The next section is the REAL essays. A DBQ and an LEQ. So, let's start with the MVP of any AP exam: THE DBQ. Click the BANNER below to go to the next section.