Psychology 02.04.08


Date and time

Saturday October 13, 2001, between 9:00-12:00 hours


The following table indicates the exam place. Please look up your student number in the table in order to find the appropriate exam place.

Exam places
Room Student numbers
Main Building VI 127690 - 134675
Main Building XII 134689 - 135380
Main Building XIII 135403 - 136239

Student numbers

You will be asked to use special student numbers instead of your name when marking your test. Please have your number at hand when you arrive at the site the exam. You can obtain this number either from the registration office or via the web by keying in your user name at the website that provides your registration status.

Exam material

Chapters 1-3, 5, 7, 9-12 from Wade, C., & Tavris, C. (2000). Psychology (6. edition). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Exam form and weight

The exam will provide a choice of four essay questions;  you should answer four and only four questions of the five provided. Three short questions will also be on the exam; you should address two and only two of those. The exam grade will count 50% toward the final course grade.

The exam structure
Type NumberAnswered
Essay questions 43
Short questions 32
Total 76

Attention: Answer exactly 3 essay questions and 2 short questions. No more!

Old exam questions

Students have access to old exam questions. Unfortunately relatively few questions have been in English; a larger selection of exam questions in Icelandic is also available.


This information is provided to inform students as fully as possible about the upcoming exam. We hope that this will benefit you when you prepare for the exam. The above information should not be considered as binding in any way; the exam may in fact be different from the above description. We will, however, try to maintain the spirit of the above description whenever we need to deviate from it. We are not responsible for any mistakes in the above description or in the exam.

Good luck!