George Orwell 1984

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Who is the main character of 1984?

Winston Smith

What is Winston's first rebellion?

He buys and writes in a journal

What is placed in every room in a house in order for the government to be able to listen to and watch citizens?

Telescreen

Who/What is the representative of the government?

Big Brother

Who enforces the law in Oceania?

The Thought Police

What happens if you go against society?

You are vaporized

What does vaporized mean in the context of 1984?

All records of your existence are erased

What are ways the government of Oceania controls its citizens?

Rewrite history, fear of bad thoughts, fear of common enemy, monitor the citizens using cameras, corrupt babies and children (teach them to love Big Brother and hate most other things), rallies to generate support, and creation of a new laguage

In Oceania, what is the association that all kids are placed into?

The Youth League

How many minutes of hate are there every day in Oceania?

Two

How many weeks of hate are there every year in Oceania?

One

Where does Winston Smith live?

Oceania

What are the other two countries besides Oceania?

Eastasia, and Eurasia

What party is Winston a member of?

The Outer

What does Winston work for?

The Ministry of truth

Definition of Doublethink

Holding two contradictory thoughts at the same time

Definition of Newspeak

Newly created language of Oceania

What is Ingsoc?

Oceania's form of government

What is thought crime?

Thinking anti-party thoughts

What party is closest to Big Brother

The Inner

Who are the Proles?

The lower classes who live seperated from the Inner and Outer Parties

Proles make up what percent of Oceania's population?

85

Who is Oceania at war with in 1984?

Eurasia

Where did Winston find the book without a title?

Lying in the window of a frowsy little junk shop in a slummy quarter of the town

How old is Winston Smith?

39

What year was Winston born in?

1944 or 1945

Who does Winston write the diary for?

The future and the unborn

What health problem does Winston have?

Varicose

What is Winston's first entry in the journal about?

Watching War Movies

What significant happens in the Movie theatre that is watching war movies?

A little boy's arm is taken off

what department of the Ministry of Truth does Winston work in?

The Records Department

What particular group of people does Winsotn dislike?

Young and pretty women

What party is O'Brien a member of?

The Inner

Who is one of the few people Winston can relate to?

O'Brien

Who, specifically is the enemy of the people?

Emmanuel Goldstein

Why do people hate Emmanuel Goldstein?

He betratyed Big Brother

What is the Brotherhood?

A shadowy organization

what is the official Slogan of Oceania?

War is Peace
Freedom is Slavery
Ignorance is Strength

Who ask Winston to look at her kitchen sink?

Mrs. Parson

What type of physical labor does Winston hate to do?

Using his hands and bending down

What does Winston do when he bends down?

coughs

Where does mrs. parson work?

The Ministry of Truth

What are people called in Oceania instead of Mr. and Mrs.?

Comrade

how do children behave in Oceania?

Like Horrible Rebels

When did the Great Purges occur?

In the fifties

How many family members does Winston have?

none

what country does Winston dream of?

Golden Country

What does the Golden country look like?

a typical rural landscape. beautiful plains and praries.

What is the new name for England?

Airstrip One

What is London called in 1984?

London

Which ministry deals with war?

Ministry of Peace

Which ministry deals with rationing and economics?

Ministry of Plenty

Which ministry deals with monitoring and controlling the population?

Ministry of Love

Which ministry deals with propaganda and changing history?

Ministry of Truth

What is the newspeak word for the Ministry of Peace?

Minipax

What is the newspeak word for Ministry of Plenty?

Miniplenty

What is the newspeak word for Ministry of Love?

Miniluv

What is the newspeak word Ministry of Truth?

Minitrue

What does Winston do for the Ministry of Truth?

Edits and revises historical records. Deletes the record of people who have been vaporized.

Ingsoc is the newspeak word for what?

English socialism

What city did the unexpected atom bomb fall on?

Colchester

According to Winston, approximately, what time was Ingsoc created?

After 1960

Winston is afraid of

Rats

Julia is a member of the

Junior Anti-Sex League

"Facecrime" is

wearing an improper expression on your face

Winston's hostile and glaring colleague in the Records Department is named

Tillotson

The sash around Julia's waist is what color?

Scarlet

Complete the slogan: "Who controls the past, controls the future; . . ."

"...who controls the present, controls the past."

Comrade Ogilvy is

a fictitious person created by Winston for a rewritten Times article

Both Syme and Parsons ask Winston if he has any spare

razor blades

Winston predicts that all of the following will be vaporized except:

Parsons

All of the following are (presumably) vaporized except:

O'Brien

At the climax of the Two Minutes Hate, Goldstein's face turns into the face of

a sheep

Winston reflects that the only thing "cheap and plentiful" is

synthetic gin

Complete the slogan: War is Peace; Freedom is Slavery; Ignorance is

Srength

According to Syme, what is "orthodoxy"?

unconsciousness

According to Winston, where does hope lie?

the proles

What is the nickname the proles have for rocket bombs?

steamers

In his diary, Winston defines freedom as

the freedom to say that two plus two make four

Winston identifies the voice that says "We shall meet in the place where there is no darkness" as belonging to whom?

O'Brien

What did Winston steal from his younger sister?

chocolate

Mr. Charrington offers to sell Winston a print of:

St. Clement's Dane

Inside the glass paperweight is a

piece of pink coral

Why do tears spring to Rutherford's eyes in the Chestnut Street Cafe?

A song, "Under the spreading chestnut tree, I sold you and you sold me," is played over the telescreen

What does the caption on the Big Brother posters say?

Big Brother is watching you

After a dream of seeing the girl in the Golden Country, Winston awakens with a word on his lips. What is the word?

"Shakespeare"

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