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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Erikson feel various features of humanity should be examined?
(a) Through discussion.
(b) Through observations.
(c) They need not be examined.
2. What are women able to process better than men, according to Erikson?
(a) Verbal material.
(b) Scientific material.
3. For women, as proposed by Erikson, when does adulthood begin?
(a) With the capacity to give and receive love.
(b) When they turn 18 years old.
(c) When they have children.
(d) When they get married.
4. Based on Erikson's studies, what directly influences the egos process of self integration?
(a) Historical reality and context.
5. What do environmental counterweights of identity help explain in terms of Freud's theory of identity?
(a) Inner world of the ego.
(c) Outer world of the ego.
6. What does Erikson propose reflects the body, personality, and social roles of the person?
7. What does Erikson suggest might save blacks from having to integrate their identities based on their own decision to do so?
(d) Public policy.
8. What often occurs when youth are isolated according to Erikson's theory of identity development?
(a) They develop self actualized identities.
(b) They develop aggressive identities.
(c) They remain isolated.
(d) They yearn for love and become a joiner.
9. Who does Erikson suggest black be integrated with?
(a) Other minorities.
(b) Americans with a more exclusive identity.
(c) Americans with a more inclusive identity.
(d) Only the majority.
10. What do youth recognize the need for during Erikson's stages of identity development?
11. What do youth desire as they go through Erikson's stages of identity development?
(a) Acceptance from society.
(b) Similar identities.
(d) Unique identities.
12. What do the elements of the self produce in light of Erikson's theory of identity development?
(a) A composite of society.
(b) A composite of self.
(c) A potential identity.
(d) An understanding.
13. What does Erikson suggest is in the domain of the inter agency that produces a coherent existence?
(c) The ego.
14. What does Erikson feel has barker elements that may not be wholly sincere?
(a) Helpless feelings of women.
(b) Identity of women.
(c) Emancipation of women.
(d) Oppression of women.
15. What type of groups, as proposed by Erikson, often play on the various needs of youth?
(a) Community organizations.
(d) Political undergrounds.
Short Answer Questions
1. What dose Erikson say psychoanalysts' fail to recognize about the ego?
2. Considering Erikson's theory of group identity development, what are cultures often led to do concerning their values?
3. What does Erikson state youth often experience, which is evidence of identity diffusion?
4. In light of Erikson's view on identity development within communities, what must communities recognize in youth?
5. What elements of Erikson's theory must be balanced in order to avoid obsessiveness and relativism?
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