Specimen exams

The Management Accounting (MA) specimen exam indicates how the exam will be assessed, structured and the likely style and range of questions that could be asked. Any student preparing to take this exam should familiarise themselves with the exam style.

CBE specimen exams

The CBE specimen exam is comprised of a full specimen exam and an additional set of multi-task questions (MTQs).

Please note that you may need to have a copy of the formulae sheet and maths tables available when completing the specimen exam.

These specimen exams have been updated in line with the 2023/2024 syllabus applicable for exams from 20th September 2023.

CBE specimen exam and MTQs

Specimen exam debrief videos

Once you've completed the specimen exam, head over to our YouTube channel where you will be able to find a short debrief of each question in the specimen exam on our Management Accounting playlist.


All specimen exam questions and solutions are the copyright of ACCA and can only be used for classroom and student use in preparation for their ACCA exams. They cannot be published in any form (paper or soft copy), or sold for profit in any way, without first gaining the express permission of ACCA. Nor can they be used as examinations, in whole or in part, by other institutions or awarding bodies.