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Free AP US Government Diagnostic Tests

Take the Varsity Learning Tools free diagnostic test for AP US Government to determine which academic concepts you understand and which ones require your ongoing attention. Each AP US Government problem is tagged down to the core, underlying concept that is being tested. The AP US Government diagnostic test results highlight how you performed on each area of the test. You can then utilize the results to create a personalized study plan that is based on your particular area of need.

AP US Government Diagnostic Test 1

Questions: 60
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Average Time Spent: 26 mins

AP US Government Diagnostic Test 2

Questions: 60
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Average Time Spent: 48 mins

AP US Government Diagnostic Test 3

Questions: 60
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Average Time Spent: 20 mins

AP US Government Diagnostic Test 4

Questions: 60
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Average Time Spent: 1 hrs 50 mins

AP US Government Diagnostic Test 5

Questions: 60
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Average Time Spent: 3 hrs 42 mins

AP US Government Diagnostic Test 6

Questions: 60
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Average Time Spent: 2 hrs 3 mins

AP US Government Diagnostic Test 7

Questions: 60
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Average Time Spent: 2 hrs 8 mins

AP US Government Diagnostic Test 8

Questions: 60
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Average Time Spent: 4 hrs 22 mins

Free AP US Government Practice Tests

Our completely free AP US Government practice tests are the perfect way to brush up your skills. Take one of our many AP US Government practice tests for a run-through of commonly asked questions. You will receive incredibly detailed scoring results at the end of your AP US Government practice test to help you identify your strengths and weaknesses. Pick one of our AP US Government practice tests now and begin!

Varsity Tutors’ Learning Tools provides free AP U.S. Government Practice Tests to help you brush up on your knowledge and skills. They cover many different topics. The goal is to identify both your strong points and the weaknesses which you can improve upon. Practice questions, combined with a number of full-length and concept-specific practice tests, give you an opportunity to take nearly 200 different tests to evaluate your AP U.S. Government and AP United States Government and Politics Exam skills. The test is currently a two-hour and twenty-five-minute test, including a multiple-choice section of 60 questions and a free-response section. On Varsity Tutors’ Learning Tools, you’ll find a comprehensive AP U.S. Government review with one of the most comprehensive ranges of materials you’ll find online.

There are a variety of short AP U.S. Government Practice Tests arranged by concept. These brief exercises cover civil rights, constitutional amendments, court cases, political ideals, national government institutions, bureaucracy, and Congress. You’ll also find practice tests on institutional relationships, the presidency, political parties, public policy, and special interests subjects covered on the AP U.S. Government exam. These are in addition to the dozens of 10- or 12-question comprehensive Practice Quizzes available that test your working knowledge of how the nation’s government functions.

The Learning Tools for AP U.S. Government study help also include a range of full-length practice tests as well, which provide 60 questions each. They provide a more thorough assessment of your knowledge, and more thorough opportunities to track and compare your scores. At the end of each quiz and test, you are presented with feedback that shows the distribution of questions answered correctly. Plus, the system does more than provide a score. It also provides an assessment of how many test-takers you outscored, graphs of the time spent on each question, and the percentage of those who answered each question correctly. A review explains all the answers and provides even more metrics to assist you in evaluating your performance.

The online AP U.S. Government practice tests can help you identify what you already know and use the material to brush up on your knowledge. They can also help supplement what you learn in class and give you a taste of what the Advanced Placement exam will be like. Using the Learning Tools to create an individualized AP U.S. Government study plan that can help you in your preparation for the AP U.S. Government exam. You can even share your results and progress on social media to work together with friends and make studying a group experience.

A little practice outside of class goes a long way. It can even be fun, and Varsity Tutors’ Learning Tools let you explore AP U.S. Government exam preparation in a new and exciting way. Your performance and percentile are scored the same way as the real test. The increased exposure to the concepts covered in the class can help you feel more prepared when the exam asks you to demonstrate your knowledge of how the government and its history have shaped the way our country functions.

Practice Tests by Concept

Civil rights, amendments, and court cases practice test

Questions: 4
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Average Time Spent: 53 secs

Civil rights practice test

Questions: 3
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Average Time Spent: 49 secs

Freedom of speech, assembly, and expression practice test

Questions: 3
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Average Time Spent: 41 secs

History and evolution of civil rights practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 37 secs

Other civil rights practice test

Questions: 2
Test Difficulty:
Average Time Spent: 30 secs

Rights of minority groups practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 39 secs

Rights of the accused practice test

Questions: 1
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Average Time Spent: 16 secs

Role of courts in civil rights practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 37 secs

Women's rights practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 36 secs

Constitutional amendments practice test

Questions: 3
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Average Time Spent: 27 secs

Constitutional amendments practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 13 secs

Impact of constitutional amendments practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 34 secs

Interpretation of constitutional amendments practice test

Questions: 3
Test Difficulty:
Average Time Spent: 40 secs

The bill of rights practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 19 secs

Court cases practice test

Questions: 3
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Average Time Spent: 32 secs

Impact of notable court cases practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 16 secs

Interpretation of court case verdicts practice test

Questions: 1
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Notable court cases practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 28 secs

Constitution and government foundations practice test

Questions: 3
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Average Time Spent: 46 secs

Constructing the constitution practice test

Questions: 3
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Average Time Spent: 30 secs

Bill of rights practice test

Questions: 1
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Average Time Spent: 13 secs

Concerns and fears practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 40 secs

Constitutional convention practice test

Questions: 3
Test Difficulty:
Average Time Spent: 27 secs

Federalism practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 28 secs

Influencing philosophies practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 21 secs

Political figures and constitutional framers practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 42 secs

Separation of powers practice test

Questions: 1
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Average Time Spent: 16 secs

Modern impacts of the constitution practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 1 mins 14 secs

Constitutional interpretations practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 38 secs

Democratic theory practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 42 secs

Elitism practice test

Questions: 1
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Pluralism practice test

Questions: 2
Test Difficulty:
Average Time Spent: 21 secs

Fundamental political beliefs practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 23 secs

Political ideals and beliefs practice test

Questions: 5
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Average Time Spent: 1 mins 5 secs

Citizen role in politics practice test

Questions: 2
Test Difficulty:
Average Time Spent: 1 mins 6 secs

Factors that influence beliefs in politics practice test

Questions: 3
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Average Time Spent: 23 secs

Forming political beliefs practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 24 secs

Political education practice test

Questions: 1
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Political participation practice test

Questions: 3
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Average Time Spent: 41 secs

Mass political movements and demonstrations practice test

Questions: 1
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Other political participation practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 24 secs

Protests practice test

Questions: 1
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Voting practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 21 secs

National government institutions practice test

Questions: 6
Test Difficulty:
Average Time Spent: 2 mins 39 secs

Bureaucracy practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 21 secs

Bureaucracy procedures practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 23 secs

Political role of the bureaucracy practice test

Questions: 3
Test Difficulty:
Average Time Spent: 35 secs

Structure of the bureaucracy practice test

Questions: 2
Test Difficulty:
Average Time Spent: 14 secs

Congress practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 27 secs

Congressional procedures practice test

Questions: 3
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Average Time Spent: 35 secs

Political role of congress practice test

Questions: 3
Test Difficulty:
Average Time Spent: 26 secs

Structure of congress practice test

Questions: 2
Test Difficulty:
Average Time Spent: 19 secs

Federal courts practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 23 secs

Federal court procedures practice test

Questions: 3
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Average Time Spent: 28 secs

Political role of the federal courts practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 17 secs

Structure of the federal courts practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 28 secs

Institutional relationships practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 29 secs

Relationships between federal institutions practice test

Questions: 5
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Average Time Spent: 59 secs

Relationships with interest groups practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 37 secs

Relationships with media practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 24 secs

Relationships with state institutions practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 26 secs

Relationships with the public practice test

Questions: 2
Test Difficulty:
Average Time Spent: 37 secs

Presidency practice test

Questions: 3
Test Difficulty:
Average Time Spent: 36 secs

Political role of the presidency practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 15 secs

Presidential procedures practice test

Questions: 3
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Average Time Spent: 29 secs

Structure of the presidency practice test

Questions: 3
Test Difficulty:
Average Time Spent: 27 secs

Political parties and elections practice test

Questions: 3
Test Difficulty:
Average Time Spent: 33 secs

Elections practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 18 secs

Election laws practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 13 secs

Federal election proceedings practice test

Questions: 3
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Average Time Spent: 43 secs

State election proceedings practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 30 secs

Voting and participation practice test

Questions: 4
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Average Time Spent: 48 secs

Political parties practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 31 secs

Advantages and disadvantages of political parties practice test

Questions: 1
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Campaigning and financial implications practice test

Questions: 1
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Average Time Spent: 24 secs

Evolution of the party system practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 20 secs

Historic political parties practice test

Questions: 3
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Average Time Spent: 44 secs

Impact on elections practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 30 secs

Impact on political functionality practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 43 secs

Modern political parties practice test

Questions: 2
Test Difficulty:
Average Time Spent: 22 secs

Public policy practice test

Questions: 6
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Average Time Spent: 1 mins 21 secs

Formation of policies practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 17 secs

Groups influencing public policy practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 18 secs

Policy agendas practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 23 secs

Implementation and impact of policies practice test

Questions: 3
Test Difficulty:
Average Time Spent: 41 secs

Enactment of public policy practice test

Questions: 2
Test Difficulty:
Average Time Spent: 1 mins 19 secs

Iron triangle practice test

Questions: 11
Test Difficulty:
Average Time Spent: 2 mins 28 secs

Policy networks practice test

Questions: 3
Test Difficulty:
Average Time Spent: 18 secs

Policy relations practice test

Questions: 4
Test Difficulty:
Average Time Spent: 34 secs

Foreign relations practice test

Questions: 4
Test Difficulty:
Average Time Spent: 29 secs

Relationship with federalism practice test

Questions: 2
Test Difficulty:
Average Time Spent: 53 secs

Relationship with interest groups and parties practice test

Questions: 1
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Special interests and mass media practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 25 secs

Interest groups practice test

Questions: 2
Test Difficulty:
Average Time Spent: 27 secs

Impact of interest groups in politics practice test

Questions: 2
Test Difficulty:
Average Time Spent: 27 secs

Lobbying and interest groups practice test

Questions: 1
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Organization of interest groups practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 23 secs

Party affiliation and interest groups practice test

Questions: 1
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Average Time Spent: 21 secs

Political action committees practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 27 secs

Media influence practice test

Questions: 2
Test Difficulty:
Average Time Spent: 38 secs

Bias practice test

Questions: 2
Test Difficulty:
Average Time Spent: 57 secs

Campaigning and elections in the media practice test

Questions: 2
Test Difficulty:
Average Time Spent: 27 secs

Influence on public opinion practice test

Questions: 2
Test Difficulty:
Average Time Spent: 25 secs

Portrayal and image of public figures practice test

Questions: 2
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Average Time Spent: 25 secs
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