Freud's Psychosexual Stages Quiz! Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Fixation in the oral stage of development manifested by an obsession with stimulating the mouth.
    • A. 

      Mount fixation

    • B. 

      Oral fixation

    • C. 

      Anal fixation

  • 2. 
    A term used to describe his theory of child development during the first 21 months of life, in which an infant's pleasure centers are in the mouth.
    • A. 

      Oral stage

    • B. 

      Phallic stage

    • C. 

      Anal stage

  • 3. 
    Around this age, the child begins to toilet train which brings about the child's fascination in the erogenous zone of the anus.
    • A. 

      Latency period

    • B. 

      Genital period

    • C. 

      Anal stage

  • 4. 
    It means sexual desire.
    • A. 

      Aggression

    • B. 

      Libido

    • C. 

      Sublimation

  • 5. 
    The "feminine Oedipus attitude" was posited by Freud as a theoretical counterpart to the Oedipus complex.
    • A. 

      Penis envy

    • B. 

      Electra complex

    • C. 

      Oedipus complex

  • 6. 
    Psychosexual development occurs between the ages of 3 and 6. The source of pleasure at this stage is the genitals.
    • A. 

      Phallic stage

    • B. 

      Genital period

    • C. 

      Latency period

  • 7. 
    Described as the final stage of human psychosexual development. According to Freud's theories, this stage begins at puberty and constitutes mature adult sexuality.
    • A. 

      Anal stage

    • B. 

      Latency period

    • C. 

      Genital period

  • 8. 
    A child who has not successfully completed this behavior will become an adult who has an anally expulsive character. They will be characterized as disorganized, messy, reckless, careless, and defiant. If the child's tactics are overindulged, then they can form an anally retentive character as an adult.
    • A. 

      Anal expulsive

    • B. 

      Anal retentive

    • C. 

      Anal fixation

  • 9. 
    It describes a state of mind, one of unmanageable fear or emotional excesses.
    • A. 

      Hysteria

    • B. 

      Regression

    • C. 

      Repulsion

  • 10. 
    It is an area of the human body that has heightened sensitivity, the stimulation of which may result in the production of erotic sensations or sexual excitement.
    • A. 

      Erogenous zone

    • B. 

      Libido

    • C. 

      Fixation

  • 11. 
    A group of largely unconscious (dynamically repressed) ideas and feelings centers around the desire to possess the parent of the opposite sex and eliminate the parent of the same sex.
    • A. 

      Oedipus complex

    • B. 

      Electra complex

    • C. 

      Fixation

  • 12. 
    According to the theories of Sigmund Freud, the __________ is the sex instinct, and artistic creation is an expression of the sex instinct that has been rechanneled.
    • A. 

      Libido

    • B. 

      Drives

    • C. 

      Sex

  • 13. 
    To defend itself against unacceptable impulses, the ego develops specific psychic means, known as__________. These include repression, the exclusion of impulses from conscious awareness; projection, the process of ascribing to others one's own unacknowledged desires; and reaction formation, the establishment of a pattern of behavior directly opposed to a strong unconscious need.
    • A. 

      Anxiety

    • B. 

      Defense mechanism

    • C. 

      Drive

  • 14. 
    Refers to the unconscious fear of penile loss in men, which originates during the phallic stage of sexual development and lasts a lifetime.
    • A. 

      Castration anxiety

    • B. 

      Electra complex

    • C. 

      Oedipus complex

  • 15. 
    Sexual identity refers to the theorized reaction of a girl during her psychosexual development to the realization that she does not have a penis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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