Shooting an Elephant Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


What is the point of Orwell's essay on the English language? (from Chapter 6)


According to Orwell, what is the basis for Burnham's political predictions? (from Chapter 9)


What term does Orwell use to describe modern sports? (from Chapter 10)


What is Orwell's problem with phrases like "swan song"? (from Chapter 6)


According to Orwell, how would reviews be handled in an ideal world? (from Chapter 14)

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