What is Collective Identity? - Definition, Theory & Examples


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What is collective identity?

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1. Which of the following is an example of a movement that derived its power from collective identity?

2. Which of the following is not one of the three parts of collective identity?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the psychological concept of collective identity. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the characteristics and parts of collective identity.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Definition and characteristics of collective identity
  • Creator of the most influential theory of collective identity
  • Parts of collective identity

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related psychology lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as cognitive definitions and emotional interest
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the creator of the collective identity theory
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about examples of collective identity

Additional Learning

To learn more about psychology, review the lesson called What is Collective Identity? - Definition, Theory & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know the definition of collective identity
  • Learn about who created the most widely accepted version of this theory
  • Understand concepts related to the three parts of collective identity
  • Analyze examples of social movements associated with collective identity