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. 
    It comprises that organized part of the personality structure, mainly but not entirely unconscious, that includes the individual's ego ideals, spiritual goals, and the psychic agency (commonly called "conscience") that criticizes and prohibits his or her drives, fantasies, feelings, and actions
    • 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. 
    The ego strives to act in a socially appropriate manner, whereas the id just wants instant self-gratification.
    • 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