Shooting an Elephant Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


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


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


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


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


According to Orwell, what is not a popular subject in his essays? (from Chapter 12)

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