Freud's Personality Development

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This quiz sought to determine the understanding of the learner in the Personality Development of Sigmund Freud.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    It comprises the unorganized part of the personality structure that contains the basic drives.
    • A. 

      Id

    • B. 

      Ego

    • C. 

      Superego

  • 2. 
    It acts according to the reality principle; i.e. it seeks to please the id’s drive in realistic ways that will benefit in the long term rather than bringing grief
    • A. 

      Id

    • B. 

      Ego

    • C. 

      Superego

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Id

    • B. 

      Ego

    • C. 

      Superego

  • 4. 
    Described as a layer between conscious and unconscious thought; its contents could be accessed with a little effort.
    • A. 

      Conscious

    • B. 

      Preconscious

    • C. 

      Unconscious

  • 5. 
    What are the three structures of personality development?
    • A. 

      Id, ego, and superego

    • B. 

      Social, emotional and mental

    • C. 

      Conscious, unconscious and preconscious

  • 6. 
    The _____ mind can be seen as the source of night dreams and automatic thoughts.
    • A. 

      Preconscious

    • B. 

      Unconscious

    • C. 

      Subconscious

  • 7. 
    The _____ is that part of the id which has been modified by the direct influence of the world.
    • A. 

      Id

    • B. 

      Ego

    • C. 

      Superego

  • 8. 
    The superego takes into account whether something is right or wrong, this refer to as the _____.
    • A. 

      Conscience

    • B. 

      Pleasure principle

    • C. 

      Defense mechanism

  • 9. 
    It is defines as the enduring personal characteristics of individuals.
    • A. 

      Behavior

    • B. 

      Personality

    • C. 

      Attitude

  • 10. 
    The Oedipus complex, in psychoanalytic theory, is a group of largely unconscious (dynamically repressed) ideas and feelings which centre around the desire to possess the parent of the opposite sex and eliminate the parent of the same sex.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The ego is called the executive branch of personality because it uses reasoning to make decisions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Ego defense mechanisms are often used by the ego when id behavior conflicts with reality and either society's morals, norms, and taboos or the individual's expectations as a result of the internalisation of these morals, norms, and their taboos.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    It efers to an unconscious fear of penile loss postulated by Freudian psychoanalysis as originating during the phallic stage of sexual development and lasting a lifetime.
    • A. 

      Fear of castration

    • B. 

      Anxiety

  • 15. 
    The Preconscious Mind was described as a layer between conscious and unconscious thought; its contents could be accessed with a little effort.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False