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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does our unconscious mind operate on, according to Freud?
(a) Different connections.
(b) Many different associatons and analogies.
(c) Many images.
(d) Associations to images.

2. What is the person wearing in Henri's early childhood memory?
(a) An apron.
(b) A yellow dress.
(c) Jeans.
(d) A green dress.

3. When does Freud argue the creative process begins for a person?
(a) In the womb.
(b) When they are three years old.
(c) In play.
(d) At birth.

4. What do most adult memories have, according to Freud?
(a) A driving emotional power.
(b) A detrimental emotional power.
(c) A strong emotional power.
(d) A subtle emotional power.

5. What is the condition of the memory once the two forces coexist in the case of a childhood memory?
(a) The memory is clear.
(b) The memory is vague.
(c) The memory is suppressed.
(d) The memory is distorted.

6. What are Henri and the person in his dream given?
(a) Water.
(b) Honey.
(c) Bread.
(d) Milk.

7. What happens as a result from the daydream in the daydreamer's real life?
(a) A fear of never reaching one's dreams.
(b) A pleasure of feeling fulfilled desires.
(c) A pleasure of living out possibilities.
(d) A fear of never having one's dream become reality.

8. What is the title of the first essay of "The Uncanny"?
(a) "Screen Memories."
(b) "Childhood Influences."
(c) "Creative Writing and Daydreaming."
(d) "Creative Thinkers."

9. What does the mind begin to creatively build as a person grows older?
(a) Bridges.
(b) Castles in their mind.
(c) Bulidings.
(d) Castles in the sand.

10. What happens as a result of the conflict between the two forces in the case of childhood memories?
(a) A distorted version of the memory takes shape.
(b) A replacement of the memory occurs.
(c) Nothing.
(d) A substitution of the memory occurs.

11. What does Henri remember about what he was given in his early childhood dream?
(a) The water was cold.
(b) The honey was sweet.
(c) The bread was delicious.
(d) The milk was smoothe.

12. What does play turn into for a person?
(a) Unfulfilled desires.
(b) Fiction.
(c) Fantasy.
(d) Dreams.

13. How many forces does Freud argue are at play in the formation of early childhood memories?
(a) Five.
(b) Four.
(c) Two.
(d) Three.

14. How does Freud end "Creative Writing and Daydreaming"?
(a) Abruptly.
(b) Angrily.
(c) Honestly.
(d) Emphatically.

15. According to Freud, what is the childhood psyche substantially different from?
(a) The adult psyche.
(b) Real life.
(c) The adolescent pysche.
(d) Projections.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the first essay of "The Uncanny" discuss?

2. What is the suppression in a dreamer usually a result of, according to Freud?

3. What must childhood memories be triggered by, according to Freud?

4. At what age do dreams begin to take a narrative pattern?

5. Why might a random scene appear to be important to an individual?

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