World History

FORMAT

Points
Minutes Questions
200–800
60
≈95 Multiple Choice

 

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SYLLABUS

Source of Questions

Approximate % of Test*

Material Covered:

Global or comparative
25%
Europe
25%
Africa
10%
Southwest Asia
10%
South and Southeast Asia
10%
East Asia
10%

Americas

10%

Periods Covered:

Prehistory and civilizations

to 500 c.e.*

25%
500 to 1500 c.e.
20%
Post-1900 c.e.
20%
Post-1900 c.e. 20%
Cross-chronological
10%

 

NOTE: *The World History Subject Test uses the chronological designations b.c.e. (before common era) and c.e. (common era). These labels correspond to b.c. (before Christ) and a.d. (anno Domini), which are

used in some world history textbooks.