PSY 255 Quiz 2 – Question and Answers


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PSY 255 Quiz 2 Chapter 5 and 6 – Question with Answers

  1. Freud wrote about all of the following types of anxiety except one. Which one?
  2. According to Freud, guilt is most closely associated with
  3. Which of the following is true about neurotic anxiety, as conceived by Freud?
  4. Researchers often organize the many kinds of coping strategies into categories. One of the most useful distinctions drawn by these researchers is between _____ and _____ strategies.
  5. Sam is facing a difficult midterm exam and is feeling stressed out about it. As the exam date approaches and his anxiety increases, Sam starts thinking about ways to study more effectively. He schedules a large portion of time for active study of the material on the test so that he is prepared.  In terms of coping, which of the following is Sam’s strategy?
  6. A friend comes to you with a problem. You determine that there is nothing she can do to solve the problem but also that it is not going to go away any time soon.  According to research, which type of coping strategy should you recommend?
  7. Which of the following is predicted from the original frustration aggression hypothesis?
  8. According to object relations theory, a child’s relationship with his or her parents
  9. According to research on attachment theory, a mother who is attentive and responsive to her infant is most likely to develop a ______ relationship with the child.
  10. A woman is uncomfortable getting close to others and has difficulty trusting potential romantic partners. She probably has which kind of adult attachment style?
  11. A man worries that his romantic partner does not really love him. He becomes demanding and sometimes overwhelming in his effort to secure his partner’s love.  The man probably has which kind of attachment style?
  12. A four-category model of adult attachment styles divides people along which two dimensions?
  13. Adler experienced each of the following in his own childhood except one. Which one?
  14. According to Adler, all but one of the following parental behaviors is likely to lead to personality problems in the children. Which one?
  15. Which of the following observations did Adler make about the effects of birth order on personality?
  16. Which of the following is made up of primordial images (archetypes), according to Jung?
  17. Which of the following neo-Freudian theorists called his approach “analytic psychology”?
  18. The snake is a universal symbol of evil. This is represented symbolically in art, folklore, and religious stories throughout time and across cultures. Which theorist would consider this observation as evidence to support his theory?
  19. Evidence for the collective unconscious given by Carl Jung included
  20. Erikson talked about people encountering crises in personality development. Which of the following is correct about his description of a crisis?
  21. Erikson proposed eight stages of personality development through the life span, many more than Freud proposed. In terms of stages, Freud’s anal stage of development takes place roughly the same time of life as which of Erikson’s stages?
  22. A teenage boy drifts from one religion or social cause to another, in an effort to “find himself.” According to Erikson, he is probably struggling with which developmental crisis?
  23. The last stage of personality development described by Erikson typically occurs when in the life cycle?
  24. Karen Horney made several important early contributions to understanding personality. One significant idea was her view that neurotics are
  25. Samantha is anxious about socializing with others and she acts so funny toward her peers when they invite her to go out with them that they have stopped asking. Which interaction style does Samantha display, according to Horney?