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The AP Latin Exam will test your understanding of the Latin literary concepts covered in the course units, as well as your ability to translate Latin texts into English.
50 questions 1hr 50% of Score
This section tests your understanding of the poetry and prose readings covered in the course, as well as your ability to read at sight.
Questions also require you to relate the Latin texts to Roman historical, cultural, and literary contexts.
You’ll see these 4 types of questions:
5 questions 2hrs 50% of Score
The two-hour time limit for this section includes a 15-minute reading period. The free-response section includes 3 types of questions:
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2021 AP Latin Free-Response Questions and Scoring Guidelines
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2021 AP Latin Free-Response Questions
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2021 AP Latin Scoring Guidelines
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AP Latin Exam Free-Response Questions and Scoring Information Archive
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