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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Chapter 2, on what is the pig's new school of thought based?
2. How did Snowball learn of an ancient strategy?
3. Which animal wakes up earlier than the others and works through any breaks?
4. What happens to Old Major during his sleep three days after Chapter 1?
5. Of what does Moses speak, which distracts the animals?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why do the farm animals continue to believe in Old Major's message?
2. From where do the nine dogs who drive snowball from the farm come?
3. What happens between Napoleon and Snowball in Chapter 5?
4. What happens to Napoleon in Chapter 8?
5. What may happen to many of the animals on the farm in the winter if Napoleon does not find something to trade?
6. In Chapter 3, what is the reward of the hard work completed by the animals?
7. What in Chapter 4 could be considered as increasing the tension between Napoleon and Snowball?
8. Why does Old Major feel it is important to give his speech that night in Chapter 1?
9. Why do the hens protest Napoleon's orders in Chapter 7?
10. What happens to the rest of the animals after Old Major's speech?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In the novel, Snowball's strength and commitment during the battle makes the other animals respect him even more. Describe a time in your own life where you felt you did something that earned the respect of others and whether or not it was justified.
Essay Topic 2
Throughout the novel, the author uses clear, simple, and accessible language to construct the novel. Explain how this writing technique is useful for conveying the complex issues discussed throughout the novel. Include specific examples from the text to support your explanation.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay comparing the characters of Napoleon and Snowball. Include at least five similarities and differences between these characters.
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