The diagnostic test is designed to give you a realistic experience of what the multiple-choice section of the AP Psychology exam will be like.
The items are written at a difficulty level similar to the items on the actual exam in order to reflect the content of the AP Psychology exam.
You can allocate your study time by analyzing your correct and incorrect responses.
You can use the "Multiple-Choice Error Analysis Sheet" to figure out what AP exam score your performance might correspond with, and which units of study you should focus on.
Five suggested answers or completions are followed by each of the questions or incomplete statements.
Pick the one that is the best.
He is fun-loving and friendly.
He never seems to get angry or upset.
Tamil wants to know if Mozart will improve students' performance on geometry exams.
After finishing work on a project, the room is a mess.
His parents banned him from using his car or cell phone for a month without letting him explain.
Calinda is a single mother of two.
She goes on spending sprees at local boutiques when she says she is Meelo, a pop star.
She has been known to say that she is an eight-year-old boy named Curtis.
Tony's anxiety is due to unresolved issues with his mother from his youth, according to Dr. Li.
She wants to hang out with a group of friends.
She used to be on the debate team but is now auditioning for a musical.
Daniel is learning that five pennies spread out on his desk are the same number of coins as five pennies in a pile.
He wants to teach his parents how to program their DVR before he leaves for college.
Mr. Kan is making soup.
After tasting it, he decides it needs more salt and slowly adds it until he can detect that the soup is more salty than it was before.
Emma went to see a Yankees game.
From her seat in the bleachers, the players looked like small men, but as she walked toward the field, the players seemed to grow in size, as if by magic.
Babies teach their parents to cry when they are put down.
The babies stop crying when they are picked up.
Mari was invited to a concert.
Mari is fond of Ben Folds but hates him.
Mohammed is trying to develop a test that will predict a person's potential to be a prizefighter.
A group of college students taking an introductory course in psychology are pretested before they see a question on the AP Psychology exam.
Most of her inner-city clients' mental illnesses are caused by poverty.
A man is calling Janie to raise money for a charity.
He wants to know if they can count on Janie to make a contribution.
Janie was taken aback by the amount and refused.
Janie was asked if she would be willing to make a donation.
In order to be successful at work, she goes out of her way to be nice to her boss.
Kevin is looking for a mate who will love and support him.
He volunteers to come in early or stay late because he is a good worker.
Luther is saving up to buy a car because his parents give him $10 for every A he brings home.
When Nuara's computer wouldn't print, she would restart it.
One day, Nuara's printer came unplugged, but instead of checking the connections, she restarts the computer.
As the train sped through the countryside, Paul stared out the window.
The houses in the distance seemed to move slowly while the telephone poles seemed to fly by.
Out of the 362 new mothers who gave birth in Random City's Central Hospital during the summer of 2011, Farnaz randomly selected 50 of them to interview.
There is a correlation between hours spent meditating and reported stress levels.
Gonzo answered his teacher's question with a raised hand.
In New York City, five-year-oldOlivia has never been outside.
A cow stood in the middle of a cement ball field while walking home from school.
After staring at a painting of a red and yellow parrot in a birdcage for a full minute, Saju turned his gaze to an empty birdcage painted on a white wall.
A young woman with many friends.
She is trying to make a name for herself as an actress.
She does a lot of commercials and small roles in films.
Roscoe works for a nasty and abusive boss and tells everyone what a wonderful woman she is.
He is the president of his local chapter of the National Rifle Association.
He thinks only a small group of Americans favor stronger gun control laws.
Dr. Lupin gives her depressed clients homework assignments in which they are required to engage in activities that bring them joy in order to challenge their beliefs that their lives are not worth living.
Tom is a type A individual who wants to make his lifestyle healthier.
The Big Five model of personality is not accepted by Dr. Kraysin because she believes that people are not all the same.
According to supporters of attachment parenting, babies like to be held all the time and that parents should try to maximize the amount of physical contact they have with their babies.
She remembers the first time she went skydiving.
Some of Mr. Black's students are still raising their hands after giving up these habits.
Mobu passed many of his classmates in the hallway as he walked to homeroom.
Karl has not been on a date in over two years because of his fears of sexual inadequacy.
Banu scored 130.
A doctor wants to prescribe a drug for a patient who is suffering from GAD.
You have 50 minutes to answer the questions.
A list of facts should not be presented in your answer.
Whenever possible, make sure to include psychological terminology in your answers.
Professor Willborn studied people who play violent video games.
One of the reviewers suggested that she investigate the relationship between violent video games and attitudes toward real-world violence using a different research method after she submitted her work for publication.
The correlational method is being considered by Professor Willborn for the follow-up study.
One of the main contributions of psychology is to identify aspects of thinking and experiences outside of conscious awareness.
Provide an example of how each concept describes an influence on behavior that people are not consciously aware of.
Use the tables below to analyze your results after checking your answers on the practice test.
The first table shows what the AP exam score is likely to be for different ranges of scores on the multiple-choice section of the test.
Performance on the multiple-choice section is a good indicator of the exam score.
You can use the table below to find out what your strengths and weaknesses are on the practice test.
You can get a picture of which chapters you need to focus your study on by circling the numbers of the questions you answered wrong in the table below.