AP U.S. Government & Politics Practice Test

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Foundations of American Democracy 15%
Interaction Among Branches of Government 27%
Civil Liberties and Civil Rights 18%
American Political Ideologies and Beliefs 15%
Political Participation 25%
  • Questions 1,146
  • Vocabulary Terms 268
  • Performance Tasks 69
  • Instructional Videos 85

Test Standards

Foundations of American Democracy
1. (LOR-1.A)  The Declaration & Constitution
2. (LOR-1.B)  Representative Democracies
3. (CON-1.A)  Federalists & Anti-Federalists
4. (CON-1.B)  Articles of Confederation
5. (CON-1.C)  The Constitutional Convention
6. (PMI-1.A & 1.B)  Separation of Powers/Checks & Balances
7. (CON-2.A, 2.B, 2.C)  Federalism
Interaction Among Branches of Government
1. (CON-3.A, 3.B, 3.C)  Congress: Structure & Power
2. (CON-4.A & 4.B)  The President's Agenda
3. (CON-4.C & 4.D)  The President's Powers
4. (CON-5.A, 5.B, 5.C)  Judicial Review
5. (PMI-2.A&2.B)  The Federal Bureaucracy
6. (PMI-2.C-2.E)  Bureaucratic Oversight
Civil Liberties and Civil Rights
1. (LOR-2.A & 2.B)  Rights & Liberties
2. (LOR-2.C)  1st & 2nd Amendments
3. (LOR-2.D)  Liberty vs. Order
4. (LOR-3.A & 3.B)  Selective Incorporation
5. (PRD-1.A, PMI-3.A)  Social Movements
6. (CON-6.A)  Restricting Rights
American Political Ideologies and Beliefs
1. (MPA-1.A & 1.B)  Political Socialization
2. (MPA-2.A & 2.B)  Public Opinion
3. (PMI-4.A & 4.B)  The Two Major Parties
4. (PMI-4.C & 4.D)  Differing Political Ideologies
5. (PMI-4.E & 4.F)  Addressing Social Issues
Political Participation
1. (MPA-3.A)  Voting Rights
2. (MPA-3.B)  Voting Behavior
3. (MPA-3.C)  Voter Turnout
4. (PMI-5.A, 5.B, & 5.C)  Political Parties & Linkage Institutions
5. (PMI-5.D)  Third Parties
6. (PMI-5.E, 5.F, & 5.G)  Interest Groups
7. (PRD-2.A & 2.B)  Electing the President
8. (PRD-2.C)  Electing Congress
9. (PRD-2.D & 2.E)  Election Campaigns
10. (PRD-3.A & 3.B)  The Media