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SP5 Examination Papers

These examination papers are provided for the purposes of revision and as a source of possible essay titles for your supervision essays. Please note that paper formats and set texts change over the years. You may find relevant practice questions on previous papers, but you must acquaint yourself with the changes before using these. These papers are supplied in the internationally adopted Open Document Format.

SP5 Adjusted papers for Triposes 2020 and 2021

SP5 New Format Specimen Paper from Tripos 2017

SP5 Old Format to Tripos 2016

Please note the following documents are in Open Document Format. Right-click (or Command-click on a Mac) and save the document you want to your computer. Then open the document in Word, and Word should convert it. You may be able to drag and drop the document from its saved location onto Word.

Further sample questions will often be provided in handouts for the relevant lectures. Please see the Moodle site for this paper.