Prep Theories Of Personality Midterm

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Theories Of Personality Quizzes & Trivia

In this vocabulary quiz, we’ll be quizzing you on the definitions of a handful of words and phrases regarding personality. Can you distinguish consciousness from pre-consciousness, sadism and masochism? Let’s take a look, shall we?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Consciousness
    • A. 

      All the experiences you are not currently aware of, but can voluntarily recall

    • B. 

      All the experiences you are currently aware of.

    • C. 

      All the experiences you are not currently aware of, and absolutely can never recall.

  • 2. 
    Pre-Consciousness
    • A. 

      All the experiences you are not currently aware of, and absolutely can never recall.

    • B. 

      All the experiences you are currently aware of.

    • C. 

      All the experiences you are not currently aware of, but can voluntarily recall

  • 3. 
    Unconsciousness
    • A. 

      All experiences you are not currently aware of, and absolutely can never recall

    • B. 

      All experiences you are not currently aware of, but can voluntarily recall

    • C. 

      All the experiences you are currently aware of.

  • 4. 
    Oral Receptive
    • A. 

      Fixation that is the result of not achieving gratification during the late oral stage from 6-18 months, dependent on biting and chewing

    • B. 

      Fixation that is the result of not achieving gratification during the early oral stage from 0-8months old, dependent on sucking and swallowing actions

    • C. 

      Fixation that is the result of not achieving gratification during the early anal stage from 1 year to 2 1/2 years, when the most gratifying behavior is expelling waste

    • D. 

      Fixation that is the result of not achieving gratification during the late anal stage from 2 years to 4 years, when the potty training is in motion

  • 5. 
    Oral Aggressive
    • A. 

      Fixation that is the result of not achieving gratification during the early oral stage from 0-8months old, dependent on sucking and swallowing actions

    • B. 

      Fixation that is the result of not achieving gratification during the late oral stage from 6-18 months, dependent on biting and chewing

    • C. 

      Fixation that is the result of not achieving gratification during the late anal stage from 2 years to 4 years, when the potty training is in motion

    • D. 

      Fixation that is the result of not achieving gratification during the early anal stage from 1 year to 2 1/2 years, when the most gratifying behavior is expelling waste

  • 6. 
    Anal Retentive
    • A. 

      Fixation that is the result of not achieving gratification during the early oral stage from 0-8months old, dependent on sucking and swallowing actions

    • B. 

      Fixation that is the result of not achieving gratification during the early anal stage from 1 year to 2 1/2 years, when the most gratifying behavior is expelling waste

    • C. 

      Fixation that is the result of not achieving gratification during the late oral stage from 6-18 months, dependent on biting and chewing

    • D. 

      Fixation that is the result of not achieving gratification during the late anal stage from 2 years to 4 years, when the potty training is in motion

  • 7. 
    Anal Aggressive
    • A. 

      Fixation that is the result of not achieving gratification during the late oral stage from 6-18 months, dependent on biting and chewing

    • B. 

      Fixation that is the result of not achieving gratification during the early anal stage from 1 year to 2 1/2 years, when the most gratifying behavior is expelling waste

    • C. 

      Fixation that is the result of not achieving gratification during the late anal stage from 2 years to 4 years, when the potty training is in motion

    • D. 

      Fixation that is the result of not achieving gratification during the early oral stage from 0-8months old, dependent on sucking and swallowing actions

  • 8. 
    Masochism
    • A. 

      Getting pleasure from pain or humiliation a result of the death instinct and the reproductive drive

    • B. 

      Getting pleasure from pain or humiliation onto others or things a result of the death instinct and the reproductive drive

  • 9. 
    Sadism
    • A. 

      Getting pleasure from pain or humiliation a result of the death instinct and the reproductive drive

    • B. 

      Getting pleasure from pain or humiliation onto others or things a result of the death instinct and the reproductive drive

  • 10. 
    Repetition compulsion
    • A. 

      Destructive force turned outward towards other people or things

    • B. 

      A mixture of external stimuli and internally generated images, the inability to tell the difference

    • C. 

      The tendency human beings have for engaging in certain behaviors, which are often destructive, over and over

  • 11. 
    Aim
    • A. 

      Removal or satisfaction of a bodily aim

    • B. 

      Never as good as the instinctual object choice used when instinctual object choice is not available

    • C. 

      One of the three instinct characteristics determining how strong an instinct is

  • 12. 
    Instinctual-object-choice
    • A. 

      Behavior that would best satisfy a need.

    • B. 

      Removal or satisfaction of a bodily aim

    • C. 

      All the experiences you are not currently aware of; and absolutely can never recall

  • 13. 
    Aggression
    • A. 

      All experiences for which you've been punished

    • B. 

      Destructive force turned outward towards other people or things

    • C. 

      Getting pleasure from pain or humiliation onto others or things a result of the death instinct and the reproductive drive

  • 14. 
    Substitute-object-choice
    • A. 

      Never as good as the instinctual object choice used when instinctual object choice is not available

    • B. 

      The tendency human beings have for engaging in certain behaviors, which are often destructive, over and over

    • C. 

      Behavior that would best satisfy the need

  • 15. 
    Primary process thinking
    • A. 

      All the experiences you are currently aware of

    • B. 

      The egos use of higher mental functions like logic, memory, planning, anticipation, etc

    • C. 

      A mixture of external stimuli and internally generated images, the inability to tell the difference

  • 16. 
    Strength
    • A. 

      Removal or satisfaction of a bodily aim

    • B. 

      One of the three instinct characteristics determining how strong an instinct is

    • C. 

      Behavior that satisfies the need

  • 17. 
    Object
    • A. 

      One of the three instinct characteristics determining how strong an instinct is

    • B. 

      Removal or satisfaction of a bodily aim

    • C. 

      Behavior that satisfies the need

  • 18. 
    Secondary process thinking
    • A. 

      The egos use of higher mental functions like logic, memory, planning, anticipation, etc

    • B. 

      Never as good as the instinctual object choice used when instinctual object choice is not available

    • C. 

      A mixture of external stimuli and internally generated images, the inability to tell the difference

  • 19. 
    Neurosis
    • A. 

      When the driving force of the personality is the superego

    • B. 

      No superego, lacks morals, conscience, and empathy

    • C. 

      Ultimate fragmentation of the ego boundaries

  • 20. 
    Psychosis (schizophrenia)
    • A. 

      When the driving force of the personality is the superego

    • B. 

      Ultimate fragmentation of the ego boundaries

    • C. 

      No superego, lacks morals, conscience, and empathy

  • 21. 
    Antisocial Personality Disorder
    • A. 

      When the driving force of the personality is the superego

    • B. 

      Ultimate fragmentation of the ego boundaries

    • C. 

      No superego, lacks morals, conscience, and empathy

  • 22. 
    Id
    • A. 

      Finds compromise between id and superego

    • B. 

      The internal representation of societies traditional values and ideals as interpreted to you by your parents and enforced by rewards or punishments

    • C. 

      The original system of personality, when we are born we're all completely id

  • 23. 
    Superego
    • A. 

      The original system of personality, when we are born we're all completely id

    • B. 

      The internal representation of societies traditional values and ideals as interpreted to you by your parents and enforced by rewards or punishments

    • C. 

      Finds compromise between id and superego

  • 24. 
    Ego-Ideal
    • A. 

      Finds compromise between id and superego

    • B. 

      Includes all those experiences for which you've been rewarded

    • C. 

      A mixture of external stimuli and internally generated images, the inability to tell the difference

  • 25. 
    Displacement
    • A. 

      When the instinctual object choice is unavailable we switch to substitute object choice

    • B. 

      Never as good as the instinctual object choice used when instinctual object choice is not available

    • C. 

      Behavior that would best satisfy the need

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