Learn about the AP Chemistry Exam
AP Chemistry Multiple-Choice Strategies
You’ll have 90 minutes to answer 60 multiple-choice questions on Part I of the AP Chemistry Exam. That means that you have a little over one minute per question. Utilize strategies like the two-pass system to make the most of your time and answer as many questions as possible.
What’s tested on the AP Chemistry Exam?
The AP Chemistry Exam is comprised of 60 multiple-choice questions, 3 long essay questions, and 6 short response questions. The test will cover topics such as the structure and states of matter, intermolecular attraction, thermodynamics, and the rates of chemical reactions.
AP Chemistry Free Response Strategies
Section II of the AP Chemistry exam is 90 minutes long and consists of seven questions: three long and four short free-response questions. The topics covered in the free-response questions are usually fairly common chemistry topics. However, a well-known topic doesn’t mean the problem will be simple.