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Unformatted text preview: ription: S ection I consists of multiple-choice questions, and Section II consists of free-response questions. At least five multiple-choice questions and one free-response question are based on the AP GridWorld Case Study. This case study, available at www.collegeboard. com/apstudents, provides students with illustrations of fundamental programming concepts and a platform that allows them to extend and modify a large program design. Students should work with the case study throughout the school year. Java is used as the programming language for AP Computer Science. Economics—Microeconomics Exam Duration: Section I—1 hour and 10 minutes Section II—1 hour Course Equivalency: One-semester introductory college course Description: Section I consists of multiplechoice questions, and Section II consists of free-response questions, including a 10-minute reading and planning period. The AP Microeconomics Exam covers basic economic concepts; supply and demand; the theory of consumer choice; production and costs; firm behavior and market structure; factor markets; and market failure and the role of government. English Language and Composition Exam Duration: Section I—1 hour Section II—2 hours and 15 minutes Course Equivalency: Full-year introductory college course Description: Section I consists of multiplechoice questions, and Section II consists of free-response questions, including a 15-minute reading period. The AP English Language and Composition Exam tests students’ skills in analyzing prose passages and asks them to demonstrate their composition skills by writing essays in various rhetorical modes. One of the three free-response questions requires students to synthesize information from a variety of sources to inform their own discussion of a topic. English Literature and Composition Exam Duration: Section I—1 hour Section II—2 hours Course Equivalency: Full-year introductory college course Description: Section I consists of multiplechoice questions, and Section II consists of free-resp...
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