AP U.S. History Period 3 – Stimulus Based Multiple Choice


Here’s my latest batch of Stimulus Based multiple choice for the new AP Exam.  I’m going to level with you – these are still really difficult to write.  With the way the AP structures their questions, the possible answers are very restrictive.  To write proper questions, the answers really need to be embedded within the key concepts.  Therefore, one cannot just use random questions that happen to be associated with a document.   The question should be written in a specific way, and the answers should be written with very specific wording.  Each set of these stimulus based questions has taken me about 40 to 60 hours to total to write – at least!  Really, I don’t want to know how much time I’ve devoted – I’ve stopped counting.

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