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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In light of Erikson's view on identity development within communities, what must communities recognize in youth?
(a) Their energy.
(b) Their rebellion.
(c) Their identity.
(d) Their lack of identity.
2. Why does Erikson suggest men are resistant to respond to women?
(a) Age-old psychological reasons.
(b) They are frightened.
(c) It is not proper.
(d) Age-old physical reasons.
3. What two characteristics does Erikson believe are central to the female identity?
(a) Empathy and family.
(b) Independence and family.
(c) Sterness and family.
(d) Empathy and happiness.
4. Why does Erikson state that remorseful majorities be watched?
(a) They may repeat habitual patterns.
(b) They may not really be remorseful.
(c) They may lose their identity.
(d) They may become oppressed.
5. How does Erikson feel various features of humanity should be examined?
(a) Through discussion.
(b) They need not be examined.
(d) Through observations.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Erikson suggest is in the domain of the inter agency that produces a coherent existence?
2. What does Erikson state is difficult for black mothers in terms of their children?
3. What does Erikson state that the self-concept of self esteem is tied to?
4. What does Erikson suggest might save blacks from having to integrate their identities based on their own decision to do so?
5. What aspect of life does Erikson suggest women suffer over excessively?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Erikson believe political underground groups often target youth?
2. What does Erikson think is different about the male and female focus of identity?
3. Why does Erikson think that biology is shallow and inaccurate?
4. Why does Erikson feel it is necessary to explore emotional reactions and resistance in terms of women's position in the world?
5. What role does the psychoanalyst play in helping an individual in terms of developing identity according to the theory set forth by Erikson?
6. What is unique about a revolution or awareness of identity as discussed by Erikson in chapter eight "Race and Wider Identity"?
7. What does the process of identity confirmation include?
8. What does Erikson think is the driving force for the more inclusive identity?
9. What is Erikson state that it is difficult for black mothers to push their children to be educated?
10. According to Erikson what is necessary for a woman to form her identity?
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