The free-response section includes two 30-minute essay questions and six 15-minute essay questions that must be answered in a 2-hour time frame. This section is 50% of the total score. The 30-minute essay questions are worth 7 points. The 15-minute essay questions are worth 5 points. All the responses are written in an academic essay format. The essay questions often include images of works of art as stimuli. While the responses written are based on the knowledge of the 250 required images, attribution pieces may also be used in the question and optionally in student's answer.