F9 CBE and paper specimen exams

The structure and format of F5-F9 exams (F6 UK only) are changing from September 2016. If you are preparing to take this exam, in either the paper or CBE format, you should familiarise yourself with the exam style.

New versions of the F9 specimen exams can be found below. These will help you understand how the exam will be assessed, structured and the likely style and range of questions that could be asked.

Computer-based exam (CBE) specimens

Paper-based exam specimens


F9 computer-based exam (CBE) specimens

Before using the CBE specimen exams, you should look at the following:

Access the F9 CBE specimen exams

F9 full specimen exam F9 extra constructed response questions Constructed response workspace

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  • pop-up blockers are disabled before you begin
  • your screen resolution is set to 1280 x 1024
  • your screen is in Full Screen mode.

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F9 paper-based exam specimens


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.


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