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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What does Freud find most heroes in fiction really are?
(a) Desires.
(b) Fake.
(c) Ego projections.
(d) Fantastical people.

3. 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 living out possibilities.
(c) A fear of never having one's dream become reality.
(d) A pleasure of feeling fulfilled desires.

4. What is the difference between night and day dreams, according to Freud?
(a) Daydreams are more acceptable than night dreams.
(b) Night dreams are supreme to daydreams.
(c) Daydreams are irrelevant.
(d) Night dreams are more acceptable than day dreams.

5. What does the first essay of "The Uncanny" discuss?
(a) Childhood disorders.
(b) Childhood illnesses.
(c) Childhood memories.
(d) Childhood behaviors.

6. What is the first force Freud mentions is at play in childhood memories?
(a) The force to retell the event.
(b) The motive to suppress the event.
(c) The motive to remember the event.
(d) The force the event has on our adult life.

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

8. What is the second force Freud mentions is at play in childhood memories?
(a) The motive to ignore the event.
(b) The force to forget the event.
(c) The force to retell the event.
(d) The force to remember the event.

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

10. Where do those who suffer from unhealthy dreaming go to?
(a) No where.
(b) A state of psychosis.
(c) A mental facility.
(d) Sleep.

11. What must childhood memories be triggered by, according to Freud?
(a) Emotional resonance.
(b) Emotional instability.
(c) Emotional stability.
(d) Emotional resistance.

12. What does Freud suggest about the memories we recall as adults about our childhood really are?
(a) They are projections.
(b) They are substitutions.
(c) They are distortions.
(d) They are not memories at all.

13. What does the little girl represent in Henri's adolescent memory?
(a) His desire.
(b) His incest.
(c) His love.
(d) His cousin.

14. What did Henri do with his companions to the person in his early childhood dream?
(a) Yelled at the girl.
(b) Pulled the girl's hair.
(c) Threw dirt at the young girl.
(d) Stole the girl's flowers.

15. Why might a random scene appear to be important to an individual?
(a) Because it is detrimental to the shape of us an individual's.
(b) It does not appear important.
(c) Because of the literal association of one's psychology.
(d) Because of the abstract association to one's psychology.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does a daydream attempt to do for the dreamer?

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

3. What is the title of the first essay of "The Uncanny"?

4. What does stealing the flowers represent in Henri's adolescent memory?

5. What is the person wearing in Henri's early childhood memory?

(see the answer keys)

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