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Review The Events And Themes Of Animal Farm.[print questions]

A composition making fun of something (usually political) is called a/n
a) Allegory
b) Fable
c) Irony
d) Satire

Any type of fiction that has multiple levels of meaning in this way is called a/n
a) Allegory
b) Fable
c) Irony
d) Satire

Which of the following is NOT a theme of Animal Farm?
a) Freedom and individual dignity must be carefully guarded
b) Animals are not capable of governing themselves
c) Language is a powerful tool; used improperly, it can enslave and confuse us
d) Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely

Which character said: “I do not understand it. ... It must be due to some fault in ourselves. The solution, as I see it, is to work harder."
a) Snowball
b) Napoleon
c) Boxer
d) Squealer

Which character said: “Comrade, those ribbons that you are so devoted to are the badge of slavery. Can you not understand that liberty is worth more than ribbons.”
a) Snowball
b) Napoleon
c) Boxer
d) Squealer

How does Squealer convince the animals to do what the pigs want them to do?
a) he tells them that they will get more food if they work hard
b) he warns them that Jones will come back if they don’t do what they are asked
c) he reminds them that Major would want them to do this
d) he asks them nicely

Which animal has the best understanding of what is happening to the animals?
a) Boxer
b) Muriel
c) Snowball
d) Benjamin

What is the final commandment of Animal Farm?
a) All animals are equal
b) No animal shall kill without just cause
c) All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others
d) Napoleon is always right

Which is not an example of irony?
a) The pigs and dogs prospered the most and did the least amount of work
b) Boxer lived happily in the fields upon his retirement
c) The humans and pigs became buddies
d) Boxer works diligently and is ultimately sold by the pigs for whiskey money

What was the resolution of this story?
a) The pigs had in fact become humans through their actions
b) The animals resumed a normal life at the farm and prospered
c) The dogs took over and gave rights back to all animals
d) The humans overthrew the animals and took over the farm

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