AP Biology Practice Exams

Need AP Biology practice exam questions for the final push to get that 5? Educator.com has you covered with tons of resources we’ve gathered all over the web. And in case you need more help with specific topics, our own time-saving  AP Biology video course will answer all your questions.

Format of Assessment:

And here’s a quick overview of the two sections of the AP Biology test, multiple-choice and free response.  The two are equally weighted and both last 90 minutes each.

Section I: Multiple Choice | 69 Questions | 90 Minutes | 50% of Exam Score

Multiple-Choice: 63 Questions

  • Discrete Questions
  • Questions in sets

Grid-In: 6 Questions

  • Discrete Questions
  • Questions integrate biology and mathematical skills

Section II: Free Response | 8 Questions | 90 minutes | 50% of Exam Score

  • Long Free Response (2 questions, one of which is lab or data-based)
  • Short Free Response (6 questions, each requiring a paragraph length argument/response)


Practice Exams:

Official College Board Practice Exam

Other Services:

  • Learnerator AP Bio Practice Exam – Practice questions based on 4 different themes
  • Biology (Mader) 10th Edition – This practice exam includes a pre-test and post-test for each chapter in the book. Each chapter covers a major topic in AP Biology
  • highschooltestprep.com AP Bio Practice Exam – Free multiple choice practice test with answers and explanations
  • Mrs. Dotson’s Practice Questions – Test questions written by Mrs. Dotson or borrowed from another teacher
  • 4tests.com Practice Exam – 22 practice multiple choice questions with answers and explanations
  • Barron’s Online AP Bio Practice Test – The test is available in both timed and untimed (practice) modes. You can access answer explanations as you go through the test in practice mode. At the end of the test, you will see a scoring screen with your results. Scoring for section 1 is automated. You will need to self-assess your responses for section 2
  • The New York Times AP Bio Practice Exam – These questions are draft examples of the types of questions that will be found on the new biology test. They have been culled from a PowerPoint presentation that will be distributed to educators next month as part of a formal announcement of the changes. Click on the yellow tabs (or “next”) for answers or annotations from the College Board.

Still need more help? Check out Educator.com’s AP Biology video course that has even more worked out problems and also goes over all the topics on the exam.


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