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Quiz:  Personality Development


 

This information gathered for this quiz comes from Psychology 101, Chapter 3: Personality Development

 


Directions:  Respond to the following items with either true or false.  When you have responded to all items, click the Score button at the bottom of the page.


1.

The initial struggle between autonomy and shame and doubt occurs around the ages of one and three according to Erikson..
    True
    False

2.

Freud's theory of psychosexual development has six stages that occur in the same order for all children.
    True
    False

3.

The Oedipus Complex is resolved at the beginning of the genital stage.
    True
    False

4.

Freud's Structural Model is made up of the id, ego, and superego.
    True
    False

5. 

The vast majority of what we have experienced is stored in the unconscious according to Freud.
    True
    False

6.

Finding a way to do something that is typically unacceptable in an acceptable manner is called sublimation.
    True
    False

7.

Ego defense mechanisms are almost always unhealthy no matter how they are used.
    True
    False

8.

Object Permanency refers to a child's ability to understand that objects can exist outside of their immediate awareness.
    True
    False

9.

Erikson is to sexual development as Freud is to social development.
    True
    False

10.

Individuals who are focused on the punishment or rewards of their behavior are considered by Kohlberg to be in the preconventional level of morality..
    True
    False


 

 

 

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