ERIKSON
Practice Quiz 2

1. In "eipgenesis"
 a. stages emerge one on top of another
 b. the superego unfolds
 c. sexual maturity is reached
 d. resolution of each stages emerges from the insights at each stage

2. The strength of Erikson's early childhood stage is
 a. hope
 b. love
 c. will power
 d. care

3. Failure to resolve the crisis of the play age can result in
 a. psychopathic acting out
 b. exhibitionism
 c. manic depressive psychosis (bipolar)
 d. depression

4. How did Erikson view adolescent rebellion?
 a. he thought that it should be more disciplined as in his day
 b. with the assumption that is was not all bad
 c. with some chagrin because his theory fails to address the formation of youth gangs today
 d. with ambivalence as he felt that rebellion was a necessary evil, but an evil never-the-less

5. What are the poles of Erikson's crisis at the young adulthood stage?
 a. love versus malice
 b. hope versus hopelessness
 c. intimacy versus isolation
 d. integrity versus despair

6. Care is
 a. the broadening concern for what has been generated by love, necessity, or accident
 b. the end of the longing for deep and meaningful relationships and the beginning of building those relationships
 c. universal concern
 d. moral rectitude

7. According to Levinson, what is the solution to our crisis of mortality?
 a. a legacy
 b. a pledge
 c. resignation
 d. defiance

8. What did Franz, McClelland and Weinberger (1991) find in their follow-up of research done in the 1950s
 a. having close friends at mid-life, a long, happy marriage, and children was positively related to generativity
 b. having a mid-life crisis was negatively related to generativity
 c. integrity and despair were positively related
 d. having children predicted unresolved dilemmas from previous periods

9. A danger of embracing "ideology" during the teen years is that
 a. it is likely to be religious cult ideology
 b. almost all ideologies are "bad"
 c. ideologies tend to be weak
 d. an ideology can become a basis of identity

10. A mid-life crisis can result in an entirely new lifestyle, or appear
 a. as one psychotic break after another
 b. as a creative act, such as painting a single, grand picture
 c. as a simple coming to terms with loss of dreams
 d. as a tendency to cry
 

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