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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. Which of the following characteristics would NOT describe the pigs by the end of the novel?
2. Who does Napoleon lead through the farm in Chapter 7 to report the animals have plenty of food?
3. Which character remains cynical by Chapter 10?
4. What is added to the Sixth Commandment in Chapter 8?
5. What does the animal that returns to the farm in Chapter 9 speak of?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Napoleon arrange upon the completion of the windmill in Chapter 8?
2. How many of the original Seven Commandments were broken throughout the novel?
3. On Sundays, what announcement does Squealer make?
4. Why do the hens protest Napoleon's orders in Chapter 7?
5. What do the animals do when Frederick and his fifteen men attack?
6. Why do the animals begin to have some doubts about Napoleon and the things he is doing by Chapter 6?
7. By Chapter 6, what types of materials do the animals begin to not have enough of to sustain the farm?
8. What do the animals despise about trading with Mr. Whymper?
9. What does Napoleon do to Boxer in Chapter 9?
10. What about trading with Mr. Whymper is a source of pride for the animals on the farm?
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 Seven Commandments of Animalism to the common Ten Commandments of Christianity. Be sure to use specific examples to support your comparisons.
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