Shooting an Elephant Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

According to Orwell, what is the primary purpose of language? (from Chapter 6)

2.

According to Orwell, literature is in danger from censorship, and what else? (from Chapter 8)

3.

What does Orwell refer to as the era of great murder mystery literature? (from Chapter 11)

4.

In Chapter 18, Orwell describes an image of what, taken from books such as "Tom Sawyer" and "Uncle Tom's Cabin"? (from Chapter 18)

5.

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

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