Old AP Physics C Exam Problems

You will be allowed to use a calculator on the entire AP Physics C: Mechanics Exam and Electricity & Magnetism exam – including both the multiple-choice and free response sections.
For old AP Physics C - Mechanics Exam Questions, please go to https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/apcourse/ap-physics-c-mechanics/exam-practiceFor old AP Physics C - Electricity and Magnetism Exam Questions, please go to https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/apcourse/ap-physics-c-electricity-and-magnetism/exam-practice .You will find a few multiple choice questions in the Course Description and many years of free response problems and grading rubric there. You can also find the Table of Information and Equation Tables on the last 3 pages of the course description. The Course Description can be found on pages 67 to 69 at: https://secure-media.collegeboard.org/digitalServices/pdf/ap/ap-physics-c-course-description.pdf

List of old AP Physics C Exam Free Response problems by topics:
"04-2" means 
2004 AP exam question #2. "Prac" means practice exam (only teachers have them)

 

Topic

Problems

Mechanics

 (Problems shown in parentheses involve the solving of differential equations.)

Kinematics

15-1: also forces and energy, 15Prac-1, 

Forces

16-1, 16Prac-1, (14-2), 14Prac-1 (lab design: friction), (13-2), (13Prac-1), 10-1, (08-1), 07-1, 06-1w/d:work, 05-1,

Work & energy

15Prac-2: w/e: rotaion, 14-1, 12-2 (lab design), (11-2), 09-1, 09-3, 08-3, 08Prac-2, 07-3, 06-2, 03-1, 03-3

Momentum

16-2: w/f: SHM, 16Prac-2: w/c: SHM, 15-2, 13Prac-2, 11-1, 08Prac-1, 04-1, 02-11, 01-1

Rotation

16-3, 15-3, 14-3, 13-3, 13Prac-3 (lab), (12-3), 10-2, 08-2, 08Prac-3, 06-3, 05-3, 04-2, 02-2, 01-3

Static equilibrium

15Prac-3: and rotation

SHM

16Prac-3, 14Prac-3, 13-1, 12-1, 11-3, 10-3, 09-2, 04-3, 03-2

Gravitation

14Prac-2, 07-2, 05-2, 01-2

Electricity & 
Magnetism

(Problems shown in parentheses involve the solving of differential equations.)

 

Electric force and field

15Prac-1, 14-3, 13Prac-3, 11-1

Electric potential,  potential energy, and capacitors

16-1, (15-1), 14Prac-3, 13-1, 12-1, 10-1, 09-1, 08-1, 07-2, 06-1, 05-1, 04-1, 03-1, 02-1, 01-1

DC Circuit

16-2, 15Prac-2, 15-2 (lab: measuring emf & internal resistance of battery), 14-1, 14Prac-2, 13-2 (lab), 12-2 (lab), 10-2, 08Prac-1, 07-1, (06-2), 04-2, 03-2, 02-2, 01-2

Magnetic force and magnetic field

15Prac-3, 14Prac-1 (lab),11-3, 09-2, 08Prac-2, 05-3, 01-3 w/d:mag.flux

Electromagnetic 
Induction

(16-3), 15-3, 14-2, 13-3, 13Prac-1, 13Prac-2,12-3, 11-2, 10-3, 09-3, 08-2, 08-3, 08Prac-3, 07-3, 06-3, 05-2, 04-3, 03-3, 02-3



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