Novel 1984 Quiz 3

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  • 1. 

    What is the Two Minutes Hate?

    • A.

      A restaurant

    • B.

      A yearly holiday

    • C.

      A rogue group

    • D.

      Two minutes of hating Emmanuel Goldstein

    Correct Answer
    D. Two minutes of hating Emmanuel Goldstein
    Explanation
    The Two Minutes Hate refers to a specific period of time during which individuals express their intense hatred towards Emmanuel Goldstein. This suggests that he is a figure of great significance or influence, potentially an enemy or a symbol of opposition in a larger context. The activity of collectively hating Goldstein for a brief duration implies a form of indoctrination or manipulation within a larger societal or political structure.

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  • 2. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    C. Start writing a journal
    Explanation
    At the beginning of the novel, Winston Smith engages in the secretive activity of starting to write a journal in his bedroom. This suggests that Winston is seeking an outlet to express his thoughts and emotions, as well as to reflect on his experiences in a society where individuality and independent thinking are suppressed. Writing a journal serves as a form of rebellion against the oppressive regime and allows Winston to preserve his inner self amidst the constant surveillance and control.

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  • 3. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    B. O'Brien
    Explanation
    During the Two Minutes Hate, Winston makes eye contact with O'Brien and feels a connection with him. This connection is significant because O'Brien is portrayed as a member of the Inner Party, the ruling elite in the dystopian society of George Orwell's novel, "1984." Winston perceives O'Brien as someone who might share his rebellious thoughts against the oppressive regime and hopes that he can trust him as an ally in his resistance against Big Brother. This moment sets the stage for their later interactions and the development of their complex relationship throughout the story.

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  • 4. 

    Who is at the Winston's door at the beginning of Chapter 2?

    • A.

      The Thought Police

    • B.

      O'Brien

    • C.

      Big Brother

    • D.

      Mrs. Parsons

    Correct Answer
    D. Mrs. Parsons
    Explanation
    At the beginning of Chapter 2, Mrs. Parsons is at Winston's door. This is evident from the text in the book "1984" by George Orwell, where it is mentioned that Mrs. Parsons, a neighbor, knocks on Winston's door to ask for help with her blocked sink. This interaction between Winston and Mrs. Parsons sets the stage for further events in the story.

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  • 5. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    C. The Party
    Explanation
    In George Orwell's novel 1984, the government workers are a part of an organization called "The Party." The Party is a totalitarian regime that controls all aspects of society, including surveillance, propaganda, and manipulation of information. It enforces strict obedience to its ideology, known as "Ingsoc," and maintains a hierarchical structure with Big Brother as its leader. The Party's main objective is to maintain power and control over the population through constant surveillance and repression.

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  • 6. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    A. Emmanuel Goldstein
    Explanation
    Emmanuel Goldstein is the correct answer because he is the person everyone hates in Oceania. In George Orwell's dystopian novel "1984," Goldstein is portrayed as the enemy of the state and the leader of the opposition group known as "The Brotherhood." The 2-Minute Hate is a daily ritual in which citizens are encouraged to express their anger and hatred towards Goldstein and everything he represents. Goldstein serves as a scapegoat for the Party's propaganda and manipulation of the masses.

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  • 7. 

    Where does Winston work? It is also 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

    Correct Answer
    C. The Ministry of Truth
    Explanation
    Winston works at the Ministry of Truth, which is also the large government building shaped like a giant pyramid.

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  • 8. 

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

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement states that Winston Smith is in love with the dark-haired coworker at his office. However, this statement is false because there is no information given in the question to support this claim. Without any evidence or context, it is not possible to determine whether Winston Smith is in love with his coworker or not. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 9. 

    What is the punishment for such a crime?

    • A.

      Imprisonment

    • B.

      Monetary fines

    • C.

      Death

    • D.

      Torture

    Correct Answer
    C. Death
    Explanation
    The punishment for the crime mentioned in the question is death. This means that the individual who commits this crime will be sentenced to be executed. Death penalty is considered the most severe form of punishment and is usually reserved for the most heinous crimes. It is implemented in some countries as a deterrent and as a way to ensure justice is served for the victims and their families.

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  • 10. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    D. Thought-crime
    Explanation
    In George Orwell's novel "1984," the concept of thought-crime is introduced as the act of thinking about or having thoughts that are considered illegal or rebellious by the totalitarian government. In the dystopian society depicted in the book, even thoughts that are against the ruling party's ideology are considered a crime. The term "thought-crime" represents the control and suppression of individual freedom of thought and serves as a tool for maintaining the government's power and control over its citizens.

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