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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. What is destroyed during the battle Frederick and his men begin?
2. In Chapter 8, on what do the animals work harder than they ever had before?
3. What contributed greatly to the prosperity of the farm?
4. What is the name of the celebrations Napoleon begins to hold in Chapter 9?
5. What do the pigs find and drink at the end of Chapter 8?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why do the pigs invite the neighboring farmers over in Chapter 10?
2. Why do the hens protest Napoleon's orders in Chapter 7?
3. On Sundays, what announcement does Squealer make?
4. What does Clover encourage Boxer to do?
5. By Chapter 10, what has happened to many of the animals who remember life before there was a revolution?
6. By Chapter 6, what types of materials do the animals begin to not have enough of to sustain the farm?
7. Why do you think Napoleon forces some of the animals to confess to treasonous acts?
8. What does Napoleon declare Animal Farm to be in Chapter 9?
9. Why must the hens increase their production in Chapter 9?
10. Why does the moral begin to slide at the Animal Farm in Chapter 7?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay explaining how you think things might have been different on the farm had Snowball not been driven off by the Napoleon and the dogs. Use specific events from the story and show how they might have been different had Snowball been in charge at that time.
Essay Topic 2
Consider the character Boxer. Write an essay about this character and the decisions and actions he took throughout the story as well as his final fate. Make a judgment about these issues and use information from the text to support your judgment.
Essay Topic 3
Describe in detail what parallels can be drawn in this book between the animals' struggles and that of the Russian Revolution. Be specific and include at least five parallels.
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