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Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System

MCAS Question Search

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The Question Search application is a searchable database that enables users to browse through released items from the 2018 MCAS administration. 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 2018.
  • The MCAS Digital Item Library is a searchable database of all released items from the computer-based tests, 2018 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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Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
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