Course:APBI200/Exams

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APBI200
Introduction to Soil Science
APBI 200 teaching team (2020)
Course Info
Instructors: Dr. Maja Krzic; Dr. Sandra Brown
Email: maja.krzic@ubc.ca; sandra.brown@ubc.ca
Office: MCML 227 (Maja); MCML 229 (Sandra)
Instructors' Office Hr: Wed 12-1 pm
Classroom: MCML 166
Lab: MCML 102A
TAs: TA Info
' PASS Info
Syllabus: | Syllabus
Course Material
Lecture Notes Lab Manual
Problem Sets Exams
Lab Assign. My Grades
Bonus Assign.
Course Discussion


  • Please note that NO formula sheets or cheat sheets are allowed at the APBI 200 midterm & final exams.
  • Need tips on how to study for an university exam? Please review this paper - Test Tips


Midterm Exams

Type of questions that might appear on the APBI 200 midterm exams include:

  • All questions from Quizzes in SoilWeb200 - http://soilweb200.landfood.ubc.ca/quizzes/
  • All questions from Practice exam sessions
  • All questions from problem sets
  • Almost all questions from the lab assignments, with exception of questions that were related to calculations of your own measurements done in the lab
  • The last topic to be included in the midterm no.1 is Soil Water (4) Terms (ie what was covered on Feb 3).

    Here are 2 examples of APBI200 midterms --- Midterm 1example and Midterm 2 example

Practice exam questions:

Questions for practice exam session are posted here. Posters from our in-class sessions will be posted in the McMl in the hallway near Maja's and Sandra's offices.

Final Exam

The final exam will focus on material in the 2nd half of the course; however, since the course material builds from an understanding of concepts covered during the 1st half of the course, the material covered earlier in the term cannot be ignored when studying for the final exam.
Type of questions that might appear on the APBI 200 final exam include:

  • All questions from the practice exam sessions
  • All questions from problem sets (especially problem sets no.2 and no.3)
  • Almost all questions from the lab assignments, with exception of questions that were related to calculations of your own measurements done in the lab