Shooting an Elephant Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


What two groups does Orwell name as an example of people for whom Satyagraha would be an ineffective political tool? (from Chapter 7)


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


How does Orwell describe the ideal murderer, in a murder story? (from Chapter 11)


What are the benefits of the poems in Chapter 17? (from Chapter 17)


What does Burnham write about Stalin? (from Chapter 9)

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