The Free Response Section of the AP Psychology Exam


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MaryLou is asked to describe the differences between humanism and behaviorism. She immediately launches into a list of differences between the two models along with her reasons. Why will MaryLou most likely lose points on her score?

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1. The free-response section of the AP Psychology Exam is worth how much of the total grade?

2. Which of the following is a key word to look for in the free-response question?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of the free response on the AP psychology exam. You will be quizzed on what the free response on the AP psychology exam tests for so students can be prepared.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Sections on the AP Psychology exam
  • What free response section is worth on exam
  • Key words in free response question
  • Different types of questions
  • Time limit for free response section

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson about the free response section
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the different types of questions on the AP psychology exam
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about key words in the free response section

Additional Learning

To learn more about the free response on the AP psychology exam, review the accompanying lesson called The Free Response Section of the AP Psychology Exam. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Review the general information about the AP Psychology Exam
  • Recall the instructions of the AP Psychology Exam
  • Understand the key words in the instructions and how they can help students write the free response questions
  • Learn about the time it takes to take the AP Psychology exam and how it is scored