Shooting an Elephant Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 7.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does the prisoner begin to chant as he walks?
(a) A Hindu prayer for salvation.
(b) Nonsense words.
(c) The names of his family members.
(d) The name of the god, Ram.

2. How does Orwell describe Gandhi's political solutions?
(a) "Medievalist."
(b) "Backwards."
(c) "Progressive."
(d) "Godly."

3. How do the police and magistrates feel after the prisoner's death?
(a) Angry.
(b) Elated.
(c) Apathetic.
(d) Guilty.

4. Which play did Tolstoy criticize most harshly?
(a) "Dr. Faustus".
(b) "King Lear".
(c) "The Misanthrope".
(d) "Romeo and Juliet".

5. The narrator is a citizen of what country?
(a) Britain.
(b) Burma.
(c) Australia.
(d) India.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to Gulliver, scientists should not concern themselves with what area of thought?

2. What major change occurred in Tolstoy's life?

3. What does Orwell mean by the phrase "verbal false limbs"?

4. What does Orwell compare to a "pre-fabricate hen-house"?

5. What book does Orwell quote to support his argument against Satyagraha?

(see the answer key)

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