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Chapter 13--Practice Quiz



If you repress the information on Freud during the test, chances are you will have to use denial when you get your score...
 

1. 

A man with unconscious insecurities about his masculine identity becomes extremely "macho," exhibiting controlling and competitive behavior and avoiding any expression of emotion or tenderness.  Which defense mechanism is he using?
A.
repression
C.
denial
B.
sublimation
D.
reaction formation
 

2. 

Freud was formally trained as a
A.
physician
B.
philosopher
C.
psychologist
D.
sociologist
 

3. 

According to Carl Rogers, what causes incongruence?
A.
lack of potential
C.
genetic defects
B.
lack of unconditional positive regard
D.
unresolved unconscious conflict
 

4. 

Which of the following characteristics is most important in a projective test?
A.
ambiguous stimuli
C.
computer scoring
B.
standardization
D.
structured questions
 

5. 

Sigmund Freud and Alfred Adler are having a conversation.  Adler says, "Dr. Freud, I think your theory is flawed.  You see sex as the only force that shapes personality.  I think there is more to it than that."  Freud responds, "My good friend Adler, you are clearly unable to see the truth of my theory due to your own unsettled sexual conflicts.  These prevent you from seeing the evidence that proves that I am correct."  Which defense mechanism is Freud suggesting that Adler is using?
A.
repression
C.
denial
B.
reaction formation
D.
projection
 

6. 

Which personality theorist had great interest in birth order as an important factor in personality development?
A.
Freud
B.
Jung
C.
Adler
D.
Rogers
 

7. 

Of the "Big Five" personality factors, which is related to a person's level of responsibility and dependability?
A.
neuroticism
B.
extraversion
C.
agreeableness
D.
conscientiousness
 

8. 

According to Freud, which part of the personality is completely unconscious?
A.
Id
B.
Ego
C.
Superego
D.
Uberego
 

9. 

During which stage of psychosexual development does the superego develop?
A.
anal
B.
phallic
C.
oral
D.
genital
 

10. 

Which part of the personality controls defense mechanisms?
A.
Id
B.
Ego
C.
Superego
D.
Superid
 

Short Answer
 

11. 

What is social interest?
.
.
.
 

12. 

What is the collective unconscious?
.
.
.
 

Matching
 
 
If Sigmund Freud analyzed the Simpsons, which aspect of personality would he find the strongest within each family member?  (Do not worry if you are unfamiliar with this TV program.  I wouldn't have this type of question on the test.)
A.
Id
C.
Superego
B.
Ego
 

13. 

Marge Simpson
 

14. 

Bart Simpson
 

15. 

Homer Simpson
 

16. 

Lisa Simpson
 



 
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