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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 3, The Life Cycle, Epigenesis of Identity.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Because the terms "identity" and "identity crisis" are used in such a variety of situations, what have these terms become?
(b) Embedded in society.
2. In Chapter 2, Foundations and Observation, during his discussion on group identity, what group of people does Erikson observe group changes to make his point?
(a) The Aztec Indians.
(b) The Sioux Indians.
(d) Middle class Whites.
3. What might gaining a stronger self identity correspond to in relation to the majority of the population?
(a) Emancipation from society.
(b) A strong societal bond.
4. What is one example that Erikson provides for the notion of "evil ego identity"?
(a) Gender stereotypes.
(b) Self loathing.
(d) Ethnic stereotypes.
5. In Chapter 2, what does Erikson feel about how psychologists treat social dynamics and external social elements?
(a) As deep rooted elements of social identity.
(b) The coexist.
(c) As keys to social competence.
(d) As surface events.
Short Answer Questions
1. When does Erikson feel individuals develop trust?
2. In the beginning of the 20th century, what demonstrated the possibility to destroy human kind?
3. As noted in Chapter 2, how can false or inaccurate ego identity formations be corrected after being developed by parents in terms of group identity development?
4. Where does the process of identity formation began?
5. What example does Erikson use in Foundations of Observation to clarify the disintegration of ego synthesis?
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