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# AP Physics 2: Algebra-Based-MCQs and Free response online Practice questions

### Multiple Choice Questions

MCQs

• Time: 90 minutes
• 50 multiple – choice questions (core)
• No marks deducted from incorrect answers
• A four-function, scientific, or graphing calculator is allowed
• 50% weight
• Questions are either discrete questions or question sets
• 5 individual multi-select questions (2 options are correct).

Free-Response Questions

• Time: 90 minutes
• 5 Questions
• Experimental Design (1 question)
• Qualitative/Quantitative Translation (1 question)
• Short Answer: Paragraph Argument (1 question)
• No marks deducted from incorrect answers
• A four-function, scientific, or graphing calculator is allowed
• 50% weight

Unit 12: Magnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

Unit 13: Geometric and Physical Optics

### Free-Response Questions(FRQs)

MCQs

• Time: 90 minutes
• 50 multiple – choice questions (core)
• No marks deducted from incorrect answers
• A four-function, scientific, or graphing calculator is allowed
• 50% weight
• Questions are either discrete questions or question sets
• 5 individual multi-select questions (2 options are correct).

Free-Response Questions

• Time: 90 minutes
• 5 Questions
• Experimental Design (1 question)
• Qualitative/Quantitative Translation (1 question)
• Short Answer: Paragraph Argument (1 question)
• No marks deducted from incorrect answers
• A four-function, scientific, or graphing calculator is allowed
• 50% weight

Unit 12: Magnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

Unit 13: Geometric and Physical Optics

### Course Content

AP Physics 2 is the equivalent of the second semester in the college-level introductory course, covering the topics of fluid mechanics; thermodynamics; electricity and magnetism; optics; and quantum, atomic, and nuclear physics.

Units Exam Weighting
Unit 1: Fluids 10–12%
Unit 2: Thermodynamics 12–18%
Unit 3: Electric Force, Field, and Potential 18–22%
Unit 4: Electric Circuits 10–14%
Unit 5: Magnetism and Electromagnetic Induction 10–12%
Unit 6: Geometric and Physical Optics 12–14%
Unit 7: Quantum, Atomic, and Nuclear Physics 10–12%

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