In American Advanced Placement exams, a document-based question (DBQ), also know as a data-based question, is an essay or series of short-answer questions that is constructed by students using one’s own knowledge combined with support from several provided sources.

The DBQs below were created by Washoe County School District teachers, using the Core Knowledge materials.

KColonial Workshere
KColumbus and the Pilgrimshere
KKings and Queenshere
KPresidents and American Symbolshere
1Different Lands, Similar Storieshere
1Fables and Storieshere
1World Civilizations here
2Greek Mythshere
2War of 1812here
2Ancient Greecehere
2Early Asian Civilizationshere
2The Civil Warhere
2Westward Expansion here
3Classic Taleshere
3Roman Civilizationhere
3The Viking Agehere