Maryland Comprehensive Assessment Program (MCAP)
American Government is an end-of-course exam.
About the Test
The MCAP American Government assessment is an
end of course test.
The American Government test consists of Selected Response (SR), Constructed Response (CR), and Technology Enhanced (TE) items. The CR items require students to write rather than select an appropriate response.
The assessment meets the testing requirements for Maryland high school graduation as well as the high school testing requirements for state law.
Standards Being Assessed
There are no username or password required. Select the version of the Practice Test from the dropdown menu on the log in page.
2018 Sample Item
2021 Sample Item
The following rubrics will be used to score constructed response items on the MCAP American Government.
HSA Technical Reports