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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Dickens focuses on the institutions of what?
(a) The past.
(b) The government.
(c) The future.
(d) Society.

2. Dickens was considered a social _______.
(a) Reforms.
(b) Survivor.
(c) Radical.
(d) Elitist.

3. Is Donald McGill a real person?
(a) Yes.
(b) It depends on who you ask.
(c) No.
(d) No one knows.

4. How does the school characterize bed-wetting?
(a) Evil.
(b) Sad.
(c) Weak.
(d) Pathetic.

5. Dickens views revolutions as what?
(a) Horrible.
(b) Awesome.
(c) Needed.
(d) Necessary.

6. How many scholarships does Orwell win?
(a) Three.
(b) Two.
(c) Four.
(d) Five.

7. Kipling's ideas result in poetry that portrays the common foot soldier as what?
(a) A fool.
(b) A hero.
(c) A poor man.
(d) A rich son.

8. Raffles is considered a gentleman _______.
(a) Player.
(b) Politico.
(c) Bandit.
(d) Officer.

9. Orwell believes that Dickens is more than an author, he is a what?
(a) Hero.
(b) Institution.
(c) Leader.
(d) Icon.

10. Kipling feels that suppressing and controlling native people is what?
(a) Normal.
(b) Bestial.
(c) Honorable.
(d) Horrible.

11. Orwell leaves the scene of the elephant shooting feeling what?
(a) Happy.
(b) Disgusted.
(c) Brave.
(d) Sad.

12. Orwell says that Dickens never wrote of what?
(a) Fear.
(b) Government.
(c) Sickness.
(d) Battle.

13. McGill postcards say that a man can never win what with a woman?
(a) A game.
(b) A fight.
(c) An argument.
(d) A poker game.

14. When did "No Orchids for Miss Blandish" appear?
(a) 1959.
(b) 1939.
(c) 1949.
(d) 1969.

15. How is Raffles killed?
(a) In a fight.
(b) In jail.
(c) In battle.
(d) By drowning.

Short Answer Questions

1. Kipling provides nearly the only literary description of much of nineteenth-century where?

2. Orwell believes that Kipling's poetry is remembered because of what?

3. Who is Bingo?

4. How many cartridges does Orwell get with his elephant rifle?

5. The subsequent investigation finds that Orwell was _______ in shooting the elephant.

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