AP Latin

Makeup test date and times

Date: June 1

Hawaii Time: 10 a.m.

Alaska Time: 12 p.m.

Pacific Time: 1 p.m.

Mountain Time: 2 p.m.

Central Time: 3 p.m.

Eastern Time: 4 p.m.

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Exam conflicts

If you have two makeup exams at the same time, you’ll be able to take one in the makeup testing window and the other in the final exception testing window in late June.

Exam timing

On exam day, you'll click on the link in your e-ticket 30 minutes before the start time for your exam and fill in some information.

A timer will show how much time remains until the start of the exam.

Once the exam starts, the firstexam question will automatically appear, and another timer will start counting down.

Your timer will show 30 minutes. You should take 25 minutes to read the question and work on your response, and 5 minutes to submit it. When the timer gets to 5 minutes, an alert will show. Stop working at that time and begin to submit your response. Once your response to Question 1 has been submitted, you can’t go back to it.

When your submission for Question 1 is complete, the second exam question will appear and the timer will show 20 minutes. You should take 15 minutes to read the question and work on your response and 5 minutes to submit it. Again, the timer will give you an alert when 5 minutes remain. Stop working at that time and begin to submit your response.

What to have ready on exam day

Required

  • e-ticket email (you’ll receive this two days before your exam)
  • Completed Exam Day Checklist, including AP ID
  • Device: laptop, tablet, smartphone, desktop computer
  • Browser: Chrome (recommended), Firefox, Safari, or Edge
  • Internet or cellular connection
  • Assistive technology and devices (if applicable, for students approved to test with accommodations)

Recommended for students typing responses

Permitted

  • Your class notes or study guides
  • Textbooks and other classroom resources
  • Previous assignments or assessments
  • You may use your translations and a dictionary (including online or app-based dictionaries)

Questions

Question 1 (25 mins.)

% of exam weight (rounded)

70% of exam

Question name

Short Answer: Vergil and Caesar Syllabus Readings

Question description

Question 1 presents students with a passage in Latin of approximately 5–10 lines from the required Vergil readings and a passage in Latin of approximately 50–75 words from the required Caesar readings. Both passages will draw from the required readings in Units 1–4. For each passage, students will be required to answer multiple questions.

Corresponding free-response question (FRQ) type in the course and exam description binder

FRQ 4 and 5, with minor modifications to match exam timing. The syllabus passages will come from works of Caesar and Vergil.

Question 2 (15 mins.)

% of exam weight (rounded)

30% of exam

Question name

Short Answer: Vergil Sight Reading

Question description

Question 2 presents students with a passage in Latin of approximately 7-8 lines from the works of Vergil, to be read at sight. No glosses will be provided. Students will be required to answer multiple questions based on the passage.

Corresponding free-response question (FRQ) type in the course and exam description binder

FRQ 4 and 5, with minor modifications to match exam timing. The sight passage will be taken from works of Vergil.

What’s covered

Units eligible for 2020 exam: Units 1–4

Units not included in 2020 exam: Units 5–8

Sample exam task directions and prompts for the 2020 exam

Download example exam task directions and prompts (.pdf/526 KB) similar to what you’ll see on the 2020 AP Latin Exam.

Resources