Shooting an Elephant Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

In Chapter 7, Orwell wonders if Gandhi was motivated by what vice? (from Chapter 7)

2.

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

3.

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

4.

What is the first poem Orwell mentions in Chapter 17? (from Chapter 17)

5.

Why does Orwell dislike words such as "constitute" and "phenomenon"? (from Chapter 6)

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