70 pages 2 hours read

George Orwell

Animal Farm

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1945

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Multiple Choice

1. Which historical figure does Major, the old boar, symbolize?

A) Joseph Stalin

B) Vladimir Lenin

C) Karl Marx

D) Leon Trotsky

2. Toward the end of the book, the pigs display they are as capable of corruption and cruelty as humans. What is the earliest hint in the book of these inherent tendencies?

A) Napoleon takes away Jessie and Bluebell’s puppies.

B) The milk disappears after the animals return from their first hay harvest.

C) Snowball simplifies the Seven Commandments into a single maxim.

D) Napoleon and Snowball disagree about building the windmill.

3. Which statement best describes Boxer’s attitude towards the pigs?

A) Boxer is infuriated and disgusted by them.

B) Boxer is fiercely protective of them.

C) Boxer is cynical and suspicious of them.

D) Boxer is blindly and unquestioningly loyal to them.

4. Which of the following is the strongest example of the theme Humans Versus Animals in the book?

A) The animals gather in the barn to hear Major speak of his special dream.

B) Snowball devises a flag for Animal Farm with a horn and a hoof against a green field.

C) Mr. Frederick and Mr. Pilkington spread rumors about Animal Farm being unstable, immoral, and unsuccessful.

D) Mollie leaves the farm to live among humans in Willingdon.

5. Which of the following best states what the Animal Farm flag symbolizes?