Sparknotes: Animal Farm Quiz

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The animal farm has a lot of symbolism and this is one of the things that make it a good read for anyone be it a literature or political major. If you read the spark notes on the book you are considered capable of answering the questions below correctly. Give them a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who died in the beginning of the chapter?
    • A. 

      Major

    • B. 

      Boxer

    • C. 

      Snowball

    • D. 

      Napoleon

  • 2. 
    The reason animals rebelled against Jones was what?
    • A. 

      He beat the animals regularly.

    • B. 

      He shot and killed the prize bull, and friend of all the animals.

    • C. 

      He got drunk and neglected to feed the animals.

    • D. 

      They did not rebel against him.

  • 3. 
    Sugarcandy Mountain is what?
    • A. 

      The name of the farm the animals live on, run by Jones.

    • B. 

      The name of a heaven- like place all animals go when they die.

    • C. 

      The name of the shed, where food is kept for the animals.

    • D. 

      The name of the tavern (bar) that Jones and his friends visit.

  • 4. 
    The principles of Animism are boiled down into how many commandments?
    • A. 

      Ten

    • B. 

      Five

    • C. 

      Seven

    • D. 

      Twelve

  • 5. 
    What do the animals do about the farmhouse once the farm is theirs? 
    • A. 

      They turn it into a headquarters, planning their next moves.

    • B. 

      They burn it, because it reminded them of Jones.

    • C. 

      They turn it into a graveyard for animals who died fighting Jones.

    • D. 

      They make it off limits to any animals wishing to live there.

  • 6. 
    What do the pigs secretely taught themselves how to do?
    • A. 

      Walk on two legs.

    • B. 

      Talk like a human.

    • C. 

      Read and write.

    • D. 

      Play "beasts of england" on guitar.

  • 7. 
    What does Mollie want to do, which the pigs forbid?
    • A. 

      Wear pretty ribbons on her mane.

    • B. 

      Live in the farmhouse.

    • C. 

      Drink milk from the cows.

    • D. 

      Go to Sugarcandy mountain.

  • 8. 
    Who is Moses? 
    • A. 

      One of the pigs and leaders of the revolution.

    • B. 

      A pet of Jones, a crafty raven.

    • C. 

      A wise old goat who tells the animals to be peaceful.

    • D. 

      A horse, one of Mollie's boyfriends.

  • 9. 
    The trio of important pigs in this chapter who become leaders of the animal movement include who.
    • A. 

      Moses, Washington, and Lincoln

    • B. 

      Boxer, Theobald, and Richard

    • C. 

      Hitler, Stalin, and Wilson

    • D. 

      Squealer, Napoleon, and Snowball

  • 10. 
    What happens to the milk from the cows at the end of the chapter? 
    • A. 

      It is sold to the humans for a profit.

    • B. 

      It is turned into butter to make food taste better.

    • C. 

      It starts disappearing, as greedy animals steal some of it.

    • D. 

      It is turned into ice cream and given to the animals as a reward.

  • 11. 
    How did Old Major die at the beginning of this chapter?
    • A. 

      Mr. Jones found out about the ideas of rebellion.

    • B. 

      Old Major was 12 years old, so he died naturally.

    • C. 

      He was shot during the battle against Mr. Jones and his men.

    • D. 

      He caught the swine flu.

    • E. 

      He was sent to the knacker's.

  • 12. 
    What is Sugarcandy Mountain?
    • A. 

      Sugarcandy Mountain is a neighboring farm that Moses visits.

    • B. 

      Sugarcandy Mountain represents what the farm will be like once the animals take control.

    • C. 

      Sugarcandy Mountain is a nearby mountain made of candy.

    • D. 

      Sugarcandy Mountain is the stash of food and candy that Mr. Jones keeps hidden from the animals. It represents the excess that humans take from animal labor. Mollie receives her sugar lumps from this reserve.

    • E. 

      Sugarcandy Mountain is Moses's version of Heaven.

  • 13. 
    Which series of events leads to the rebellion?
    • A. 

      On Midsummer's Eve, Mr. Jones gets drunk at the Red Lion and doesn't return until the next day. The men of the farm milk the cows, but then go out rabbiting without feeding the animals. A cow breaks in the store-shed after Jones returns and falls asleep, since he had left the animals unfed into the evening.

    • B. 

      On Midsummer's Day, Mr. Jones gets drunk at the Red Lion, but doesn't return for two days. The men of the farm forget to milk the cows and only feed a few animals before they go out fox hunting. Boxer breaks in the store-shed after Jones returns and falls asleep, since he had left the animals unfed into the evening.

    • C. 

      On Midsummer's Eve, Mr. Jones gets drunk at the Blue Whale, but doesn't return for two days. The men of the farm forget to milk the cows and only feed a few animals before they go out rabbiting. A cow breaks in the store-shed after Jones returns and falls asleep, since he had left the animals unfed into the morning.

    • D. 

      On Midsummer's Eve, Mr. Jones gets drunk at the Drunken Clam and doesn't return until the next day. The men of the farm milk the cows, but then go out rabbiting without feeding the animals. Boxer breaks in the store-shed after Jones returns and falls asleep, since he had left the animals unfed into the evening.

    • E. 

      On Midsummer's Eve, Mr. Jones gets drunk at the Red Lion and doesn't return until the next day. The men of the farm milk the cows, but then go out fox hunting without feeding the animals. Boxer breaks in the store-shed after Jones returns and falls asleep, since he had left the animals unfed into the evening.

  • 14. 
    What do the items burned in the fire symbolize?
    • A. 

      Whips, reigns, and ribbons were all uncomfortable items that the animals didn't appreciate.

    • B. 

      These items burn well, and the animals needed warmth now that Jones was gone.

    • C. 

      The animals had made better items to replace those used by Jones.

    • D. 

      These items represent the dominance of man.

    • E. 

      These items represent the animals' newfound freedom.

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is not one of the Seven Commandments?
    • A. 

      No animal shall betray a comrade.

    • B. 

      No animal shall kill any other animal.

    • C. 

      All animals are equal.

    • D. 

      Whatever goes upon two legs is an enemy.

    • E. 

      No animal shall drink alcohol.

  • 16. 
    What happens to the milk?
    • A. 

      There is no milk, because the animals cannot milk the cows.

    • B. 

      Snowball steals it.

    • C. 

      The animals share it as they feast at the end of the chapter.

    • D. 

      Napoleon keeps it as the animals go to the hayfield.

    • E. 

      It is mixed into the hash for the hens.

  • 17. 
    Which of these historical events is represented by the rebellion?
    • A. 

      The Battle of Cowshed

    • B. 

      The Cuban Revolution

    • C. 

      The Russian Revolution

    • D. 

      World War II

    • E. 

      World War I

  • 18. 
    Why do the animals bury the hams?
    • A. 

      The hams are not buried; the animals use them in their feast.

    • B. 

      Although we see the hams as food, the animals believe that they are spoiled.

    • C. 

      Humans do not eat the hams, but the animals see them as fallen comrades.

    • D. 

      The hams are not buried; they are taken by the humans as they escape the farm.

    • E. 

      Although we see the hams as food, the animals see the hams as fallen comrades.

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