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AP Calculus AB Practice Tests

Written by Apoorvaa Agarwal

Updated on: 06 Jul 2024


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One thing is true, “practice makes a man perfect”. So, with the AP exams approaching closer day by day, we decided to compile all the previous year’s question papers and great resources with the AP Calculus AB practice tests to help you practice better and to master this subject!

AP Calculus AB past question papers

AP Calculus AB free-response questions (FRQs)

Links to all the previous year’s AP Calculus AB free-response question papers are available in one place! Just click on the links below, download the FRQs and start practicing!

AP Calculus AB multiple-choice questions (MCQs)

Unlike, free-response questions, there are no official multiple-choice questions available for any AP exam. But you can access some official sample questions for the AP Calculus AB exam. This document contains 16 MCQs along with answers.

This document contains questions for both AP Calculus BC and AP Calculus AB. AP Calculus AB questions start from page 5 and continue till page 28.

*Disclaimer: These questions are taken from the official College Board website.

AP Calculus AB exam

Generally, AP exams are conducted in the month of May for a duration of 2 weeks. AP Calculus AB exam for 2023 will be held on Monday, May 8th, 2023, at 8:00 A.M. local time.

This exam will be 3 hours and 15 minutes long, and will be spread across two sections:

  • Section A: multiple-choice questions
  • Section B: free-response questions

Section A consists of 45 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) and lasts for 1 hour and 45 minutes.

Section B consists of 6 free-response questions (FRQs) and lasts for 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Both sections have equal weightage.

Section ANo. of questionsTypes of questionsTime allocatedCalculator usage policyExam weightage
Multiple-choice questionsPart A: 30
Questions include algebraic, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and general types of functions.60 minsNo calculator permitted33.30%
Multiple-choice questionsPart B: 15 questionsQuestions include analytical, graphical, tabular, and verbal types of representations.45 minsCalculator allowed16.70%
TOTAL45 questions105 mins50%
Section A
Section BNo. of questionsTypes of questionsTime allocatedCalculator usage policyExam weightage
Free response questionsPart A: 2 questionsQuestions include various types of functions and function representations and a roughly equal mix of procedural and conceptual tasks.30 minsCalculator allowed16.70%
Free response questionsPart B: 4 questionsIncludes at least 2 questions that incorporate a real-world context or scenario into the question.60 minsNo calculator permitted33.30%
TOTAL6 questions90 mins50%
Section B

AP Calculus AB practice tests online

When it comes to any form of mathematics, practice is a must. Without hours and hours of practicing sessions, there is no other way to obtain mastery over the subject and feel confident with the subject matter.

Now, we all know the pain and anxiety of finding good resources to practice. Whether it is online or offline resources, finding the right fit with a good amount of relevant questions to practice is an absolute headache.

We understand this misery and which is why we have combined a list of the top 3 online resources that will help you in understanding the subject matter and help you practice questions in a better and more effective manner.

1. Khan Academy

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Khan Academy

Khan Academy has partnered with the College Board to provide students with study resources for all exams organized by the College Board; SAT, PSAT, and some AP exams.

One of the subjects that Khan Academy provides online practice resources for is the AP Calculus AB exam.

Khan Academy provides students with an interesting setup for practice and learning. For detailed learning, video lessons are given for each topic covered in the AP Calculus AB class. Students can start learning with the video lessons, join the live conversation, and ask questions to the teacher or other students.

As you progress through the online video lessons, you will gain points.

If you want to only practice questions, then no worries! Just scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the “Start Course Challenge” icon. Now, you have about 30 multiple-choice questions you can practice with.

The best part? All the lessons and practice tests are 100% free! Remember to log in or sign up before starting your lessons or practice sessions as it will help you in keeping track of your success.

2. Varsity Tutors

Varsity Tutors

Varsity Tutors provides online study and practice resources for AP Calculus AB to help students with the subject matter and help them with the practice sessions by providing different types of questions.

Varsity Tutors has divided their approach to practice AP Calculus AB into four categories; 3 AP Calculus AB diagnostic tests, 164 practice tests, Question of the day, and Flashcards. Let’s understand all these categories.

  1. 3 AP Calculus AB diagnostic test: These tests are like diagnostic tools that help students do a self-diagnosis of their understanding of the course. These tests will help you in understanding which area is your strongest and which one needs more work. Now, these tests are divided into three parts:
    • AP Calculus AB diagnostic test 1: There are 40 questions in this test and the average time students need to spend on this test is 8 hours and 39 minutes.
    • AP Calculus AB diagnostic test 2: There are 45 questions in this test and the average time students need to spend on this test is 7 hours and 51 minutes.
    • AP Calculus AB diagnostic test 3: There are 40 questions in this test and the average time students need to spend on this test is 4 hours and 48 minutes.
  2. 164 Practice test questions: Varsity Tutors provides students with 164 practice tests spread across different topics of AP Calculus AB. You can simply click on the “begin” icon given on each topic, and start your practice session.
  3. Question of the day: This section provides you with one important question every day relate to different topics covered in AP Calculus AB.
  4. Flashcards: This section is like practice questions where you need to select an answer and keep clicking on “next”. The questions are spread across all the topics of AP Calculus AB and the number of questions also varies.

So, that is the brief of Varsity Tutors AP Calculus AB practice sessions. All of these practice questions are 100% free! Although you are required to create a free account to access these questions and track your progress.

3. Albert


Albert is another platform that provides students with practice questions; both MCQs and free-response questions. The questions are given across all the topics covered in AP Calculus AB. The questions are of a mixed nature. It contains questions for both AP Calculus AB and BC.

Practice session in Albert is divided into 4 sections:

  1. Practice: Here students can practice questions related to all units of AP Calculus AB. The no.of questions varies from unit to unit.
  2. Free-response questions: Albert also provides students with FRQs to practice. The questions are spread across different units. Some questions are for both AP Calculus AB and BC and some are only for AP Calculus AB or BC. So, you get a wide range of FRQs to practice.
  3. Assessments: This section also contains questions for practice but the questions are provided in the form of the AP Calculus AB exam. Questions are divided into different units and students are given a time limit to complete each section.
  4. Overview: Here you get can all the information related to the AP Calculus AB exam.

All the questions are 100% free to use. Although you are required to create a free account to access these questions.


To conclude, preparing for the AP Calculus AB exam can be stressful but with the right AP Calculus AB practice tests your practice sessions can be very fruitful and focused and help you to gain confidence with the subject matter and the exam format.

**Disclaimer: The past questions provided in the above section are taken from the official College Board website.

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Apoorvaa Agarwal

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