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FCLE (Florida Civic Literacy Exam)

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FCLE Exam DSC Specific

  • There is no cost to take the exam. 

  • The exam is untimed, but please plan on it taking 2 to 2.5 hours. 

  • There are 80 multiple choice questions. Passing is 60%, or 48 out of 80 questions. 

  • You are not permitted to take electronic devices into the testing center. A locker will be provided if you need to secure any personal belongings.  

  • Brief breaks will be permitted. If you choose to do so, bring a drink and snack to keep in the locker. 

  • Retesting requires a 30-day waiting period. Exceptions can be made by the Assessment Director. 

General Testing Tips

  • Wear comfortable clothing. Bring a lightweight jacket in case the testing room is cold. 

  • Read directions carefully. 

  • Try to answer the question in your mind before you look at the answer choices. 

  • Consider ALL answer choices before making your final decision. 

  • Eliminate the obviously wrong answers and then make your best guess from the remaining answers. 

  • Answer the easier questions first. Skip harder questions and then come back to them. 

  • Review all the questions and your answers before you submit your exam for grading.

  • Take deep breaths. 

  • Stretch periodically.