Wednesday, August 8, 2012

LET Sample Questions: Sigmund Freud's Theory of Psychosexual Development

You may want to read first my series of post about Sigmund Freud's Theory of Psychosexual Development.

If you think you're done, then try to answer the following questions. You can do it!

1. Teacher Sakura(for a change...hehehe) noticed that one of her students is fund of biting the tip of the ballpen. Which theory will best explain her student's behavior?
A. Piaget's Cognitive Theory
B. Pavlov's Classical Conditioning
C. Freud's Psychosexual Theory
D. Skinner's Operant Conditioning

2. Naruto, who is 5-years old, is fund of playing with his penis when he urinates. In which stage of Freud's theory can Naruto be considered?
A. Phallic
B. Genital
C. Anal
D. Latency

3. Latency stage is considered as the "calm" stage of psychosexual development. Which explains this condition?
A. Children have less energy on this stage
B. Children are not interested about their sex organs
C. The libido is blocked temporarily
D. Sexual energy is diverted to school and peer activities

4. When the daughter is competing with the mother for the father's attention, the daughter is said to be experiencing,
A. Oedipus Complex
B. Electra Complex
C. Fixation
D. Identity Crisis

5. Which will probably happen if a child failed to resolve the crisis of the anal stage?
A. The child may become sexually promiscuous
B. The child may have problems with trust
C. The child may become obesessed with cleanliness
D. The child may become a smoker

Answer Key: 1. C; 2. A; 3. D; 4. B; 5. C
Questions or clarifications about the answers are welcome. Feel free to post it on the comment box.


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  3. Consequences of psychologic fixation
    1. Orally aggressive: chewing gum and the ends of pencils, etc.
    Orally Passive: smoking, eating, kissing, oral sexual practices[4]
    Oral stage fixation might result in a passive, gullible, immature, manipulative personality.
    2. Anal retentive: Obsessively organized, or excessively neat
    Anal expulsive: reckless, careless, defiant, disorganized, coprophiliac
    3. Oedipus complex (in boys and girls); according to Sigmund Freud.
    Electra complex (in girls); according to Carl Jung.
    4. LATENCY: Sexual unfulfillment if fixation occurs in this stage.
    5. GENITAL:Frigidity, impotence, unsatisfactory relationships

  4. thanks thanks thanks
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