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The Question Search application is a searchable database that enables users to browse through released items from the 2013 to 2018 MCAS administrations. Released items from more recent MCAS tests are being posted in the following resources:

  • The MCAS Resource Center offers access to ePATs (electronic practice assessment tools) that contain released items from every MCAS computer-based test since 2017.
  • The MCAS Digital Item Library is a searchable database of all released items from the computer-based tests, 2017 to the present.
  • Released item documents display items from the paper-based tests (including legacy tests and retests) in PDF format.


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Last Updated: January 19, 2021

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