8. A-License Exam
Yes, you will need to do a little book work to receive your A-license.
Up until this point, you will have completed a short quiz for every jump category A-H. These quizzes are openly discussed with your instructors to ensure you are comprehending the information beyond the physical skills of skydiving.
The final exam pulls information from those quizzes and other resources like the Skydiver's Information Manual.