About the Exam
The AP Psychology Exam will test your understanding of the psychological concepts covered in the course units, as well as your ability to analyze behavioral studies.
Section I: Multiple Choice
100 questions 1hr 10mins 67% of Score
You’ll be asked to:
- Define, describe, and explain content from a range of course topics
- Apply skills related to course concepts, theories, and scientific data and methods
Section II: Free Response
2 questions 50mins 33% of Score
In the free-response section, you’ll respond to two questions with written answers. You’ll be asked to:
- Explain behavior and apply theories using concepts from different theoretical frameworks or subdomains in the field of psychology
- Analyze psychological research studies, including analyzing and interpreting quantitative data
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