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1. What real-life event could be linked to Hans' phobia of horses?

  • Hans saw a horse collapse in the street
  • Hans was threatened by a horse
  • Hans was bitten by a horse
  • Hans was trodden on by a horse
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2. What reason did Freud give for horses making good father symbols?

  • They are aggressive
  • They look like Hans’ father
  • They have large penises
  • They are big

3. By age 5, how did Hans’ phobia develop?

  • It stayed the same
  • It lessened before it disappeared altogether
  • It was limited to only horses carrying carts
  • It got worse

4. Why did Hans develop a fear of castration?

  • He was afraid of his father
  • His mother threatened to send for a doctor to cut his 'widdler' off
  • He saw a horse get injured
  • He was playing with his 'widdler'

5. How did Hans’ fear develop when he was 4?

  • Freud resolved the issue
  • Hans was able to pet a horse
  • It worsened to the extent that Hans didn’t want to leave the house
  • It went away


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