Organizaion Test

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  • 1. 
    What is the name of the organization that government workers are a part of in 1984?
    • A. 

      The Guild

    • B. 

      The CIA

    • C. 

      The Party

    • D. 

      The Adjustment Bureau

  • 2. 
    Where does Winston work? It is the large government building that is shaped like a giant pyramid.
    • A. 

      The London Monument

    • B. 

      The Capitol Building

    • C. 

      The Ministry of Truth

    • D. 

      The Giant Pyramid

  • 3. 
    In 1984 there exists a lot of false information, rumors and lies. For example, Winston made up the person "Comrade Ogilvy" (like you did in your fictional person biographies). What are some other pieces of information from the book that you suspect are lies? Why do you think the government makes up lies? (Write at least 3 sentences).
  • 4. 
    What does Winston Smith do in secret in his bedroom at the beginning of the novel?
    • A. 

      Drink victory gin

    • B. 

      Surf the internet

    • C. 

      Start writing a journal

    • D. 

      Watch television

  • 5. 
    What is the Two Minutes Hate?
    • A. 

      A restaurant

    • B. 

      A yearly holiday

    • C. 

      A rogue group

    • D. 

      Two minutes of hating Emmanuel Goldstein

  • 6. 
    Who does Winston make eye contact with during the Two Minutes Hate and feel a connection with?
    • A. 

      The dark-haired female coworker

    • B. 

      O'Brien

    • C. 

      Big Brother

    • D. 

      Emmanuel Goldstein

  • 7. 
    What is the Brotherhood?
    • A. 

      A gang

    • B. 

      A secret anti-government group

    • C. 

      A family of men

    • D. 

      A group of assassins

  • 8. 
    Which is an example of Newspeak?
    • A. 

      Good

    • B. 

      Best

    • C. 

      Bad

    • D. 

      Ungood

  • 9. 
    Who is the person everyone hates in Oceania? The person who the 2-Minute Hate is directed at?
    • A. 

      Emmanuel Goldstein

    • B. 

      O'Brien

    • C. 

      Winston Smith

    • D. 

      Adolf Hitler

  • 10. 
    Winston Smith is in love with the dark-haired coworker at his office.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Winston has thought about killing the dark-haired female coworker.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    In 1984, what is the name of the act of thinking of doing something illegal?
    • A. 

      Offense

    • B. 

      Felony

    • C. 

      Unlawful act

    • D. 

      Thought-crime

  • 13. 
    What is the punishment for such a crime?
    • A. 

      Imprisonment

    • B. 

      Monetary fines

    • C. 

      Death

    • D. 

      Torture

  • 14. 
    Who is Syme?
    • A. 

      A coworker who is rewriting the dictionary in Newspeak

    • B. 

      A member of the Thought Police

    • C. 

      An agent of the Brotherhood

    • D. 

      A neighbor and friend of Winston

  • 15. 
    Who are "the proles"?
    • A. 

      Party members

    • B. 

      Robots

    • C. 

      The masses of non-Party members

    • D. 

      Children

  • 16. 
    Winston was married at one time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Winston is madly in love with his wife.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    What is orthodoxy?
    • A. 

      A religion

    • B. 

      A generally accepted theory or practice

    • C. 

      A political party

    • D. 

      Big Brother

  • 19. 
    Who does Winston suspect is spying on him throughout Part 1 of 1984?
    • A. 

      O'Brien

    • B. 

      Goldstein

    • C. 

      The dark-haired girl

    • D. 

      Mrs. Parsons

  • 20. 
    In Part 1 of 1984, Winston experiences many internal struggles, particularly in relation to how he feels about the government, society and his job. What are some of Winston's internal struggles about? How does he feel about the government? Do you think Winston is politically orthodox or unorthodox in his attitude and beliefs? (Write at least 4 sentences)
  • 21. 
    Although 1984 was written in 1948, many of the things George Orwell wrote about have come true or are close to true in today's society. Write 3 comparisons between the society in the book 1984 and today's society.
  • 22. 
    What is a Utopia?
    • A. 

      A place where everything is perfect

    • B. 

      Heaven

    • C. 

      Paradise

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 23. 
    What is a Dystopia?
    • A. 

      Heaven

    • B. 

      A place where everything is unpleasant or bad

    • C. 

      A nation with its own government

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    From what you've read so far in 1984, do you think the society represents a Utopia more or a Dystopia? Write 4-5 sentences or examples defending your position. (*note: both answers are valid with the right explanation).
  • 25. 
    So far, do you like 1984 more or less than The Old Man and the Sea and Of Mice and Men? What do you like more about 1984? What do you like less about it? What part of 1984 has surprised you the most so far?