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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What must be disguised symbolically in the form of a dream?
(a) The subconscious mind.
(b) The conscious mind.
(c) The unconscious mind.
(d) The ego's desires.

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

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

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

5. At what age are most early memories formed?
(a) Between the ages of 2 and 4.
(b) Between the ages of 1 and 3.
(c) Between the ages of 3 and5.
(d) Between the ages of 2 and 3.

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

7. What does stealing the flowers represent in Henri's adolescent memory?
(a) His sexual excitement.
(b) That he is incestual.
(c) His desire to deflower or seduce his cousin.
(d) His desire for freedom.

8. Who did Henri fall in love with in his adolescent memory?
(a) His best friend.
(b) No one.
(c) His cousin.
(d) His sister.

9. What does a daydream attempt to do for the dreamer?
(a) Avoid real life.
(b) Escape real life.
(c) Alleviate pressure of real life.
(d) Live out hidden desires.

10. Where can the ego put the dreamer?
(a) In a happy place.
(b) In a foreign place.
(c) In many different situations.
(d) In a coma state.

11. How old was Henri in the other memory he recalls to Freud?
(a) 20 years old.
(b) 17 years old.
(c) 18 years old.
(d) 19 years old.

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

13. What does the bread in Henri's childhood memory represent?
(a) The daily routine.
(b) Nothing.
(c) That he needs nourishment.
(d) The daily living.

14. What can fantasies do to the unhealthy dreamer?
(a) Make them obsessed or neurotic.
(b) Make them depressed.
(c) Make them angry.
(d) It can prevent cognitive thought.

15. What does the ego have during day and night dreams?
(a) Conscious insight.
(b) Free reign.
(c) Total control.
(d) Subconscious insight.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Freud end "Creative Writing and Daydreaming"?

2. What does our unconscious mind operate on, according to Freud?

3. What happens when the forces coexist in the case of a childhood memory?

4. According to Freud, what do people often fantasize about before an event takes place?

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

(see the answer keys)

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