2017 AP® Microeconomics Free-Response Questions

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How much corn does a farmer need to grow if he wants to make a profit? A prompt from College Board asks learners to put themselves in the boots of a farmer growing crops for the alternative fuel market. Additional prompts consider the relationship between capital and labor and practice using supply and demand curves.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Offer all or part of assessment to practice for the AP® exam
  • Create similar questions to reinforce direct instruction
Classroom Considerations

  • Items are the free-response questions from the 2017 AP® Microeconomics exam
Pros

  • Sample responses and scoring guidelines make giving students feedback easy
  • Questions use relatable real-world scenarios
Cons

  • None