Animal Farm Practice Questions
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This character is always heard chanting, "I will work harder. Napolean is always right."
This character represents the "father of communism"
Constantly murmur, "Four legs good, two legs bad!"
This character is constantly at odds with Napolean creating a divide amongst the animals.
This character is the corrupt millitant who takes advantage of others to impose his rule over all.
"No sentimentality, comrade!" cried ___________ from whose wounds the blood was still dripping. "War is war. The only good human being is a dead one." Who is the speaker?
"Bravery is not enough, " said __________. "Loyalty and obedience are more important. And as to the Battle of the Cowshed, I believe the time will come when we shall find that Snowball's part in it was much exaggerated." Who is the speaker?
This character is skeptical of but does not fervently criticize the Pigs' leadership.
He is overthrown by the rebellion of the Animals of Manor Farm paving way for "animal freedom and equality"
The pigs of Animal Farm act as a symbol for which of the following....
A) frailty and discord
B) gluttony and excess
C) marxist ideology
D) idiocy and cunning
Which characters are considered foil characters?
Snowball and Napolean
It can be inferred that Napolean has done what with the puppies that he takes away at birth?
He trains them in seclusion to alter use as his personal protection to impose his role upon the others
What happened to all the milk and apples?
They were given to the pigs to eat
Why do the animals believe in Napolean?
He manipulates them to thinking that they need him
Boxer is primarily responsible for which job on the farm?
Carrying heavy boulders to the top of a hill to smash rocks
Who is the scapegoat?
What words were added to the end of this commandment: "All animals are equal."
But some are more equal than others
What can be concluded about the maxim "four legs good, two legs bad"?
There is a danger in simplifying a list of commandments to only 6 words, because it permits manipulation of the original commandments if they are not understood or remembered verbatim
What are the most prominent factors that determines the animal's place in society?
Species and allegiance to Napolean
The human solicitor whom Napoleon hires to represent Animal Farm in human society. His entry into the Animal Farm community initiates contact between Animal Farm and human society, alarming the common animals.
Skeptical people in Russia and outside Russia
A female horse who is Boxer's close friend. She symbolizes the women of the Revolution. She is a motherly figure who is caring and provides comfort to the other animals. She is a firm believer in Napoleon, but is sometimes suspicious.
The easygoing gentleman farmer who runs Foxwood, a neighboring farm. Mr. Frederick's bitter enemy, and he represents the capitalist governments of England and the United States.
The raven represents organized religion and talks about life after (Candy Mountain)
Represent the KGB or perhaps more accurately, the bodyguards of Stalin. The dogs are the arch-defenders of Napoleon and the pigs
The elite and educated groups. They do no hard work and are usually laying around.
The tough, shrewd operator of Pinchfield, a neighboring farm. Based on Adolf Hitler, the ruler of Nazi Germany in the 1930s and 1940s, he proves an untrustworthy neighbor.
The white goat who reads the Seven Commandments to Clover whenever Clover suspects the pigs of violating their prohibitions.
an inclination to believe that people are motivated purely by self-interest; skepticism.
the endurance of pain or hardship without a display of feelings and without complaint.
a disciple or student of the Greek philosopher Epicurus.
a person who tends to view or represent things as they really are
a phrase or opinion that is overused and betrays a lack of original thought.
information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view.
What is the first debate among the animals?
Deciding whether or not rats are comrades or not because of their lack of contribution
The pigs symbolize....
rich people with too much money and food (resources)
What does Napolean promise to the animals if they work hard?
He promises a better life and special things that are false
What is a coup?
an overthrow of the government and leader
The dogs act the same with which two characters?
Napolean and Mr. Jones
What is a scapegoat?
people who are blamed for a problem that they did not cause
Squealer makes what up about Snowball?
He makes up conspiracy theories and manipulates the truth about his actions.
The animals believe that Napolean....
has god-like traits and everything he does is correct
Why is Napolean "dying"?
He is drunk, and the animals have never seen anyone like that so they assume he is dying.
When the animals look into the farmhouse, why are they confused
They are confused because they can't tell the difference between the pigs and humans.
What are the seven commandments?
1. Whatever goes upon two legs is an enemy.
2. Whatever goes upon four legs, or has wings, is a friend.
3. No animal shall wear clothes.
4. No animal shall sleep in a bed.
5. No animal shall drink alcohol.
6. No animal shall kill any other animal.
7. All animals are equal.
What brought about the rebellion?
Mr. Jones barely fed them
What does their flag look like?
It's a replica of the Soviet Union's flag
What was Snowball's role in the Battle of the Cowshed? Napolean's role?
Snowball had a secret plan to attack the humans and gave everyone jobs to do. Napolean hid the entire time.
What topic divided the animals?
Building the windmill
What changes did Napoleon make first?
napoleon said no more sunday morning debates, and he started changing commandments, and all questions would be settled by a special committee of pigs
For what purpose did Napoleon begin trading?
Napoleon began trading because the farm was low in supplies and they only traded when it was necessary, things they could not produce themselves.
Why did the hens have to give up their eggs?
Napoleon needed assets to sell to get money for food for the animals
Why did Napolean begin executing animals?
He wanted to get rid of all the "traitors" among the Animal Farm who helped Snowball
Whom did Boxer blame for the executions? What was his solution?
He blames the animals and their lack of hard work. His solution is to work harder
The animals on the farm worked hard. What was their consolation?
Their consolation was being proud that they are a member in the animal farm. They were the only farm operated by animals. All the animals were different compared to other farms
What took place of the 7 commandments?
All animals are equal but some are more equal than others.