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Homesickness: Quiz


Question 1: Young people may experience a sense of dread, helplessness, or separation anxiety on their first day of school, ________, or on a protracted summer vacation away from the family.
Summer campOutdoor educationCampingCamp CAEN

Question 2: Many first-year students at ________ or universities also experience homesickness.
University-preparatory schoolPublic school (privately funded)Private schoolBoarding school

Question 3: As a result, these Americans left their homes in search of change, finding out that it gave them a sense of “________” and homesickness.
Materials scienceDislocationMetalCrystal structure

Question 4: Homesickness can be associated with feelings of nostalgia, ________, depression and adjustment disorders, all of which can affect people psychologically and emotionally.

Question 5: People may describe their feelings as a deep sadness, depression, frustration, ________ or hopelessness.

Question 6: The ________ describes homesickness as a feeling one has when missing home.
Oxford English DictionaryUnited KingdomAmerican and British English spelling differencesJames Murray (lexicographer)

Question 7: Homesickness can be traced back to ________ from Homer’s The Odyssey.
Ajax (mythology)AgamemnonHelenOdysseus

Question 8: The term is in origin a loan translation of nostalgia, a learned term coined in ________ medicine.
MannerismRenaissanceWestern art historyBaroque

Question 9: This was the first time in American history that the people readily had available resources such as ________, steamboats, and railroads.
CanalLock (water transport)LeveeInfrastructure

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