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by George Orwell

Animal Farm Quiz 1

1. In Animal Farm, Orwell criticizes primarily which world leader?

  • Joseph Stalin
  • Vladimir Lenin
  • Adolf Hitler
  • Leon Trotsky

2. Orwell completed Animal Farm during what international conflict?

  • World War II
  • The Cold War
  • The Russo-Japanese War
  • The Great War

3. Animal Farm is best described as a cautionary tale against

  • communism
  • totalitarianism
  • Marxism
  • National socialism

4. Animal Farm fits all of the following genres except

  • satire
  • fable
  • farce
  • allegory

5. In what armed conflict did Orwell participate voluntarily?

  • the Red Terror
  • the Spanish Civil War
  • the February Revolution
  • the French Congo Uprising

6. Orwell played all of the following roles during World War II except

  • secret police agent
  • propagandist
  • war correspondent
  • member of the Home Guard

7. Which of the following is true of Orwell?

  • he was a poor student
  • he died before the age of 50
  • he embraced luxury
  • he never married

8. Before Animal Farm, Orwell was known primarily as a(n)

  • teacher
  • soldier
  • member of the bourgeoisie
  • essayist

9. Orwell's other extremely successul novel is called

  • The Master and Margarita
  • Nineteen Eighty-Four
  • Brave New World
  • Harrison Bergeron

10. In what year did the Russian Revolution occur?

  • 1905
  • 1917
  • 1924
  • 1939

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