The Global Regents Examination
The New York State Global Regents Examination consists of three main parts with Part ΙΙΙ divided into two parts A and B.
Part Ι – contains 50 multiple choice questions
Part ΙΙ – contains one thematic essay question
Part ΙΙΙ A – contains document based questions (DBQ)
Part ΙΙΙ B – contains one essay question based on the documents
[There are a total of 2 Essays in the Global History Exam]
Sample Layout of the Jan 2015 Exam
Part I from the January 2015 Regents Exam
Part II of the January 2015 Regents Exam
Part III of the January 2015 Regents Exam
The first page features the second essay question which is followed by Part III A the document based questions (DBQ), after which the essay question is repeated in Part III B.
– The second essay is featured first so you can think about it while reading the documents in Part III A, so when you get to Part III B (the essay) you can have an easier time writing it.