Final Test - Easy
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This quiz consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. The hibernation period of the animal discussed in Chapter 12 generally draws to a close in time for what?
(a) The spring mating season.
(c) Collecting food for another hibernation.
(d) The toad to eat, before it starves.
2. What does "Helen's Babies" say about America, according to Orwell?
(a) It is a characterization of only one class in American society.
(b) It characterizes America much more tamely than older literature.
(c) It portrays Americans as immature and selfish.
(d) It portrays America inaccurately.
3. Chapter 12 begins with a description of the life cycle of what animal?
4. What term does Orwell use to describe modern sports?
5. How does Orwell feel about spring?
(a) He dislikes it.
(b) He observes it disinterestedly.
(c) He takes great pleasure in it.
(d) He finds it intriguing, but it neither pleases nor displeases him.
6. The subject of Chapter 14 reviews what?
7. What does Orwell say about children's books, in Chapter 18?
(a) They have adult themes that are too advanced for children.
(b) They are ineffective at teaching values and morals.
(c) They give one a "false map" of the world.
(d) They are too complicated for most children.
8. What was Thibaw's legacy in Mandalay?
(a) Tamarind trees.
(b) Spectacular gardens.
(c) His many illegitimate children.
(d) An enormous and elaborate temple.
9. How many reviews does the person in Chapter 14 write per year?
10. According to Orwell, what should the relationship be between the murderer and the victim?
(b) Son or daughter.
11. How many works is the person in Chapter 14 attempting to review?
12. Orwell says, in Chapter 12, that he has occasionally found what in summer?
(a) A den of fox kits.
(b) A salamander, under a log.
(c) A patch of wheat.
(d) A toad that never woke up from hibernation.
13. What event does Orwell cite as evidence for his argument about sports?
(a) The money that has been donated to charity by sports stars.
(b) The killing of a tennis star by a crazed fan.
(c) The peace treaty that was signed after the 1922 Olympic Games.
(d) The riots at the 1936 Olympic Games.
14. What does Orwell cite as a reason for the quality of contemporary murder literature?
(a) Crimes are becoming less memorable.
(b) People aren't interested in reading it.
(c) The government is censoring it too much.
(d) There are currently no good writers.
15. What kind of person would be Orwell's ideal murder-mystery protagonist?
(a) A celebrity.
(b) A local professional.
(c) A lower-class citizen.
(d) A rich aristocrat.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of these is NOT one of the books Orwell names as a "good bad book"?
2. Orwell refers to all of the titles in Chapter 16 as great examples of what?
3. What relationship does Orwell establish between social justice and nature?
4. Orwell compares the price of a book to the price of what other luxury?
5. Orwell remarks that no one ever plants what type of tree?
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