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Unformatted text preview: sponse writing and speaking tasks. The exam evaluates students’ ability to understand written and spoken German and to respond in correct and idiomatic German. Government and Politics— Comparative Exam Duration: Section I—45 minutes Section II—1 hour and 40 minutes Course Equivalency: One-semester introductory college course Description: Section I consists of multiplechoice questions, and Section II consists of free-response questions. The AP Comparative Government and Politics Exam covers an introduction to comparative politics; sovereignty, authority and power; political institutions; citizens, society, and the state; political and economic change; and public policy. Six countries form the core of this exam: China, Great Britain, Iran, Mexico, Nigeria, and Russia. Government and Politics—United States Exam Duration: Section I—45 minutes Section II—1 hour and 40 minutes Course Equivalency: One-semester introductory college course Description: Section I consists of multiple-choice questions, and Section II consists of free-response questions. The AP United States Government and Politics Exam covers constitutional underpinnings of U.S. government; political beliefs and behaviors; political parties, interest groups, and mass media; institutions of national government (the Congress, the presidency, the bureaucracy, and the federal courts); public policy; and civil rights and civil liberties. History—European Exam Duration: Section I—55 minutes Section II—2 hours and 10 minutes Course Equivalency: Full-year introductory college course Description: S ection I consists of multiplechoice questions. Section II consists of a 15-minute reading period, a 45-minute document-based question (DBQ), and two 35-minute thematic essays chosen from several options. Questions on intellectual– cultural, political–diplomatic, and social– economic history form the basis of every section of this exam. History—United States Exam Duration: Section I—55 minutes Section II—2 hours and 10 minutes Course Equiv...
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