At 06:51 AM 5/19/2012, Ryan Runge wrote: >Yes, the College Board started using two different exams for some >subjects. This is separate from the Form B and separate from the >alternate exam. They seem to imply that the second version is only >being used by a small sample. This will also allow the multiple >choice sections of the exam to be released, which I think is >nice. You can read about this on their website here: >http://professionals.collegeboard.com/testing/ap/about/changes
It used to be common practice for the GRE ... to have 5 sections ... 2 V and 3 Q or 3V and 2Q ... one of the 3 was a trial section ... and examinees did NOT know which it was. This way, ETS collected pilot data on new or revised it\ems ... under the exact same testing conditions as the real thing.