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  • 1. 

    Manor Farm

  • 2. 

    Beasts of England

  • 3. 

    The Battle of Cowshed, Battle of Cowshed

  • 4. 

    Mollie

  • 5. 

    Beasts of England

  • 6. 

    Democracy is…

    • A.

      A system of government in which people elect officials who represent them in parliament. Examples include Australia, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States of America.

    • B.

      A system of government where the nation is ruled by one person. There is usually very little freedom. Examples include Nazi Germany.

    • C.

      A system of government where there is a single party. No elections are held and the government maintains control of the people through propaganda, the use of military strength, violence, terror and mass surveillance. Examples include the USSR and North Korea.

    • D.

      A revolutionary socialist movement where the exploited working class will rise up and take control, creating a socialist society where the people own the means of production and wealth is distributed evenly.

    • E.

      A political and economic idea which says that the means of production, such as factories and farms, should be owned by the people and profits shared equally.

    Correct Answer
    A. A system of government in which people elect officials who represent them in parliament. Examples include Australia, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States of America.
    Explanation
    Democracy is a system of government where people have the power to elect officials who will represent them in parliament. In this system, the citizens have the right to vote and participate in the decision-making process. Examples of democratic countries include Australia, Taiwan, United Kingdom, and the United States of America.

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  • 7. 

    George Orwell adopted his pen name because it sounded more rugged and was reminiscent of the English countryside.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    George Orwell adopted his pen name because it sounded more rugged and was reminiscent of the English countryside. This suggests that the statement is true. The explanation implies that Orwell intentionally chose a pen name that reflected his perception of the English countryside and conveyed a sense of ruggedness.

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  • 8. 

    In the novel Animal Farm, Boxer is best represented by which historical figure?

    • A.

      Karl Marx

    • B.

      Joseph Stalin

    • C.

      Alexey Stakhanov

    • D.

      Leon Trotsky

    • E.

      Tsar Nicholas II

    Correct Answer
    C. Alexey Stakhanov
    Explanation
    Boxer, a strong and loyal horse in the novel Animal Farm, is best represented by Alexey Stakhanov. Stakhanov was a Soviet coal miner who became a symbol of hard work and dedication during the Stalinist era. Similarly, Boxer is portrayed as a hardworking and dedicated character, always willing to put in extra effort for the success of the farm. Both Stakhanov and Boxer embody the ideals of the working class and the importance of labor in achieving their respective goals.

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  • 9. 

    Totalitarianism is…

    • A.

      A system of government where there is a single party. No elections are held and the government maintains control of the people through propaganda, the use of military strength, violence, terror and mass surveillance. Examples include the USSR and North Korea.

    • B.

      A revolutionary socialist movement where the exploited working class will rise up and take control, creating a socialist society where the people own the means of production and wealth is distributed evenly.

    • C.

      A system of government in which people elect officials who represent them in parliament. Examples include Australia, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States of America.

    • D.

      A system of government where the nation is ruled by one person. There is usually very little freedom. Examples include Nazi Germany.

    • E.

      A political and economic idea which says that the means of production, such as factories and farms, should be owned by the people and profits shared equally.

    Correct Answer
    A. A system of government where there is a single party. No elections are held and the government maintains control of the people through propaganda, the use of military strength, violence, terror and mass surveillance. Examples include the USSR and North Korea.
    Explanation
    Totalitarianism is a system of government where there is a single party and no elections are held. The government maintains control of the people through propaganda, the use of military strength, violence, terror, and mass surveillance. This type of government restricts individual freedoms and consolidates power in the hands of the ruling party. Examples of totalitarian regimes include the USSR and North Korea.

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  • 10. 

    Communism is…

    • A.

      A system of government in which people elect officials who represent them in parliament. Examples include Australia, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States of America.

    • B.

      A system of government where there is a single party. No elections are held and the government maintains control of the people through propaganda, the use of military strength, violence, terror and mass surveillance. Examples include the USSR and North Korea.

    • C.

      A political and economic idea which says that the means of production, such as factories and farms, should be owned by the people and profits shared equally.

    • D.

      A revolutionary socialist movement where the exploited working class will rise up and take control, creating a socialist society where the people own the means of production and wealth is distributed evenly.

    • E.

      A system of government where the nation is ruled by one person. There is usually very little freedom. Examples include Nazi Germany.

    Correct Answer
    D. A revolutionary socialist movement where the exploited working class will rise up and take control, creating a socialist society where the people own the means of production and wealth is distributed evenly.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is a revolutionary socialist movement where the exploited working class will rise up and take control, creating a socialist society where the people own the means of production and wealth is distributed evenly. This answer accurately describes communism as a political and economic idea that advocates for the collective ownership of the means of production and the equitable distribution of wealth. It also highlights the revolutionary aspect of communism, emphasizing the belief that the working class will overthrow the capitalist system and establish a socialist society.

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  • 11. 

    "_______________ was a rather fierce-looking Berkshire boar, the only Berkshire on the farm, not much of a talker but with a reputation for getting his own way."

    Correct Answer
    Napoleon
    Explanation
    Napoleon being described as a "fierce-looking Berkshire boar" implies that he has a strong and intimidating presence. The mention of him being the only Berkshire on the farm suggests that he is unique and stands out from the other animals. The statement that he is "not much of a talker" indicates that he is not one to engage in unnecessary conversation or debate. Lastly, his reputation for getting his own way suggests that he is assertive and influential, able to manipulate situations to his advantage.

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  • 12. 

    "These three had elaborated old Major's teachings into a complete system of thought, to which they gave the name of _______________."

    Correct Answer
    Animalism
    Explanation
    The given answer, "Animalism," is the correct completion for the sentence. The sentence states that three individuals have expanded on the teachings of old Major and developed a comprehensive system of thought. The word "Animalism" fits this context as it suggests a belief system or ideology related to animals, which aligns with the teachings of old Major, who was a boar and a prominent character in George Orwell's novel "Animal Farm." Therefore, "Animalism" is the appropriate term to describe the system of thought developed by these three individuals.

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  • 13. 

    In the novel, the pig Snowball represents which of the following historical figures?

    • A.

      Alexey Stakhanov

    • B.

      Karl Marx

    • C.

      Leon Trotsky

    • D.

      Tsar Nicholas II

    • E.

      Joseph Stalin

    Correct Answer
    C. Leon Trotsky
    Explanation
    In the novel, "Animal Farm" by George Orwell, the pig Snowball represents Leon Trotsky. Trotsky was a key figure in the Russian Revolution and a rival to Joseph Stalin. Similarly, Snowball is a leader in the early days of the animal revolution but is eventually ousted by Napoleon, representing Stalin. Both Trotsky and Snowball are portrayed as intelligent and idealistic leaders who are ultimately betrayed and forced into exile by their more ruthless counterparts.

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  • 14. 

    Socialism is…

    • A.

      A political and economic idea which says that the means of production, such as factories and farms, should be owned by the people and profits shared equally.

    • B.

      A system of government where the nation is ruled by one person. There is usually very little freedom. Examples include Nazi Germany.

    • C.

      A system of government in which people elect officials who represent them in parliament. Examples include Australia, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States of America.

    • D.

      A system of government where there is a single party. No elections are held and the government maintains control of the people through propaganda, the use of military strength, violence, terror and mass surveillance. Examples include the USSR and North Korea.

    • E.

      A revolutionary socialist movement where the exploited working class will rise up and take control, creating a socialist society where the people own the means of production and wealth is distributed evenly.

    Correct Answer
    A. A political and economic idea which says that the means of production, such as factories and farms, should be owned by the people and profits shared equally.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is a political and economic idea which says that the means of production, such as factories and farms, should be owned by the people and profits shared equally. This explanation accurately describes socialism as an ideology that advocates for the collective ownership of resources and the equitable distribution of wealth. It highlights the key principles of socialism, such as the idea that the working class should control the means of production and that economic resources should be shared among the population.

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  • 15. 

    "_______________ was a more vivacious pig than Napoleon, quicker in speech and more inventive, but was not considered to have the same depth of character."

    Correct Answer
    Snowball, snowball, snowbal
  • 16. 

    Tsar Nicholas II was:

    • A.

      A key figure in the Russian Revolution who was later exiled and assassinated in Mexico.

    • B.

      A philosopher and writer who wrote The Communist Manifesto, a book arguing that the exploited working classes would rise up and create a society where wealth was shared equally. (Your Answer)

    • C.

      The brutal emperor of Russia who was responsible for the Bloody Sunday massacre. (Correct Answer)

    • D.

      A brutal dictator who led Russia after the revolution.

    • E.

      A miner who worked in the Soviet Union and was held up as a hero. It is said that he mined a record 102 tonnes of coal in a little less than six hours which was fourteen times his quota.

    Correct Answer
    C. The brutal emperor of Russia who was responsible for the Bloody Sunday massacre. (Correct Answer)
    Explanation
    Tsar Nicholas II was the brutal emperor of Russia who was responsible for the Bloody Sunday massacre. This event occurred in 1905 when peaceful protesters led by Father Georgy Gapon marched to the Winter Palace to present a petition to the Tsar, asking for better working conditions and political reforms. However, the Tsar's troops opened fire on the crowd, resulting in the deaths of hundreds of people. This event further fueled the revolutionary sentiment in Russia and contributed to the eventual downfall of Nicholas II's regime.

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  • 17. 

    "Remove _______________ from the scene, and the root cause of hunger and overwork is abolished for ever."

    Correct Answer
    man
    Explanation
    By removing man from the scene, the root cause of hunger and overwork is abolished forever. This suggests that human actions and decisions are responsible for causing hunger and overwork. Without human involvement, these issues would cease to exist, implying that it is human behavior and societal systems that perpetuate these problems.

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  • 18. 

    Karl Marx was:

    • A.

      A key figure in the Russian Revolution who was later exiled and assassinated in Mexico.

    • B.

      The brutal emperor of Russia who was responsible for the Bloody Sunday massacre.

    • C.

      A miner who worked in the Soviet Union and was held up as a hero. It is said that he mined a record 102 tonnes of coal in a little less than six hours which was fourteen times his quota.

    • D.

      A philosopher and writer who wrote The Communist Manifesto, a book arguing that the exploited working classes would rise up and create a society where wealth was shared equally. (Correct Answer)

    • E.

      A brutal dictator who led Russia after the revolution.

    Correct Answer
    D. A philosopher and writer who wrote The Communist Manifesto, a book arguing that the exploited working classes would rise up and create a society where wealth was shared equally. (Correct Answer)
    Explanation
    Karl Marx was a philosopher and writer who wrote The Communist Manifesto, a book arguing that the exploited working classes would rise up and create a society where wealth was shared equally. This answer accurately describes Marx's role and beliefs, highlighting his contribution to the development of communist ideology.

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  • 19. 

    "The others said of _______________ that he could turn black into white."

    Correct Answer
    Squealer, squealer
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Squealer, squealer." In the context of the sentence, it suggests that Squealer is capable of manipulating the truth and convincing others of false information. The repetition of "squealer" emphasizes this ability, implying that he can twist the facts and make black (something negative) appear as white (something positive). This phrase highlights Squealer's skill in propaganda and his role in spreading misinformation to maintain control and manipulate the other animals.

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  • 20. 

    Joseph Stalin was:

    • A.

      A key figure in the Russian Revolution who was later exiled and assassinated in Mexico.

    • B.

      A miner who worked in the Soviet Union and was held up as a hero. It is said that he mined a record 102 tonnes of coal in a little less than six hours which was fourteen times his quota.

    • C.

      The brutal emperor of Russia who was responsible for the Bloody Sunday massacre.

    • D.

      A brutal dictator who led Russia after the revolution

    • E.

      A philosopher and writer who wrote The Communist Manifesto, a book arguing that the exploited working classes would rise up and create a society where wealth was shared equally.

    Correct Answer
    D. A brutal dictator who led Russia after the revolution
    Explanation
    Joseph Stalin was a brutal dictator who led Russia after the revolution. He rose to power after the death of Vladimir Lenin and implemented policies that led to the deaths of millions of people through forced labor camps, executions, and mass famines. Stalin's rule was characterized by a totalitarian regime, suppression of political opposition, and strict control over all aspects of society. His reign is often seen as one of the darkest periods in Russian history.

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  • 21. 

    In the novel, the pig Napoleon represents which of the following historical figures?

    • A.

      Karl Marx

    • B.

      Leon Trotsky

    • C.

      Joseph Stalin

    • D.

      Tsar Nicholas II

    • E.

      Alexey Stakhanov

    Correct Answer
    C. Joseph Stalin
    Explanation
    In the novel, the pig Napoleon represents Joseph Stalin. This can be inferred from the fact that Napoleon takes control of the farm and becomes a dictator, just like Stalin did in the Soviet Union. Both Napoleon and Stalin use propaganda, manipulation, and violence to maintain their power and suppress any opposition. Additionally, Napoleon's ruthless and authoritarian behavior mirrors Stalin's brutal rule during his time in power.

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  • 22. 

    Leon Trotsky was:

    • A.

      The brutal emperor of Russia who was responsible for the Bloody Sunday massacre. 

    • B.

      A philosopher and writer who wrote The Communist Manifesto, a book arguing that the exploited working classes would rise up and create a society where wealth was shared equally.

    • C.

      A key figure in the Russian Revolution who was later exiled and assassinated in Mexico.

    • D.

      A brutal dictator who led Russia after the revolution.

    • E.

      A miner who worked in the Soviet Union and was held up as a hero. It is said that he mined a record 102 tonnes of coal in a little less than six hours which was fourteen times his quota.

    Correct Answer
    C. A key figure in the Russian Revolution who was later exiled and assassinated in Mexico.
    Explanation
    Leon Trotsky was a key figure in the Russian Revolution who played a significant role in the establishment of the Soviet Union. However, he was later exiled and ultimately assassinated in Mexico. Trotsky's ideas and influence on the revolution and the early years of the Soviet Union cannot be underestimated. His assassination marked the end of his political career and solidified his place in history as a central figure in the Russian Revolution.

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  • 23. 

    George Orwell's real name was ______________________________.

    Correct Answer
    Eric Arthur Blair
    Explanation
    George Orwell's real name was Eric Arthur Blair. This is a factual statement that provides the correct answer to the question.

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  • 24. 

    "_______________, who was Mr Jone's especial pet, was a spy and a tale-bearer, but he was also a clever talker. He claimed to know of the existence of a mysterious country called Sugarcandy Mountain."

    Correct Answer
    Moses, moses
    Explanation
    Moses is described as Mr. Jones' especial pet who is a spy and a tale-bearer. Additionally, he is known for being a clever talker. Moses claims to have knowledge about a mysterious country called Sugarcandy Mountain.

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  • 25. 

    The phrase 'Orwellian' is used to describe texts like Animal Farm and 1984 as well as any decisions governments make that may be destructive to a free society.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true because the phrase "Orwellian" is indeed used to describe texts like Animal Farm and 1984, which are dystopian novels written by George Orwell. These novels depict totalitarian regimes and oppressive governments, highlighting the dangers of authoritarianism and the loss of individual freedoms. Additionally, the term "Orwellian" is also used to describe any decisions made by governments that have the potential to harm or restrict the freedom of a society. Thus, the statement is accurate.

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  • 26. 

    In the novel, Farmer Jones represents which of the following historical figures?

    • A.

      Tsar Nicholas II (Correct Answer)

    • B.

      Leon Trotsky

    • C.

      Karl Marx

    • D.

      Joseph Stalin

    • E.

      Alexey Stakhanov

    Correct Answer
    A. Tsar Nicholas II (Correct Answer)
    Explanation
    In the novel, Farmer Jones represents Tsar Nicholas II. This can be inferred from the fact that Farmer Jones is depicted as the ineffective and negligent leader of the farm, just like Tsar Nicholas II was seen as a weak and ineffective ruler in Russian history. Both characters faced rebellion and were eventually overthrown by their respective groups.

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  • 27. 

    A dictatorship is…

    • A.

      A system of government in which people elect officials who represent them in parliament. Examples include Australia, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States of America.

    • B.

      A system of government where the nation is ruled by one person. There is usually very little freedom. Examples include Nazi Germany.

    • C.

      A revolutionary socialist movement where the exploited working class will rise up and take control, creating a socialist society where the people own the means of production and wealth is distributed evenly. 

    • D.

      A system of government where there is a single party. No elections are held and the government maintains control of the people through propaganda, the use of military strength, violence, terror and mass surveillance. Examples include the USSR and North Korea.

    • E.

      A political and economic idea which says that the means of production, such as factories and farms, should be owned by the people and profits shared equally.

    Correct Answer
    B. A system of government where the nation is ruled by one person. There is usually very little freedom. Examples include Nazi Germany.
    Explanation
    A dictatorship is a system of government where the nation is ruled by one person. In this form of government, there is usually very little freedom for the citizens. The ruler has complete control and authority over the country, making all the decisions without any input from the people. Examples of dictatorships include Nazi Germany, where Adolf Hitler held absolute power and suppressed individual freedoms.

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  • 28. 

    The phrase 'Big Brother' came from the George Orwell novel 1984.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The phrase 'Big Brother' originated from George Orwell's novel 1984. In the novel, Big Brother is the leader of a totalitarian regime that constantly monitors and controls its citizens. The phrase has since become a popular cultural reference to describe a government or organization that invades people's privacy and exercises excessive surveillance. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 29. 

    Alexey Stakhanov was:

    • A.

      A key figure in the Russian Revolution who was later exiled and assassinated in Mexico.

    • B.

      A philosopher and writer who wrote The Communist Manifesto, a book arguing that the exploited working classes would rise up and create a society where wealth was shared equally.

    • C.

      A brutal dictator who led Russia after the revolution.

    • D.

      A miner who worked in the Soviet Union and was held up as a hero. It is said that he mined a record 102 tonnes of coal in a little less than six hours which was fourteen times his quota. 

    • E.

      The brutal emperor of Russia who was responsible for the Bloody Sunday massacre.

    Correct Answer
    D. A miner who worked in the Soviet Union and was held up as a hero. It is said that he mined a record 102 tonnes of coal in a little less than six hours which was fourteen times his quota. 
    Explanation
    Alexey Stakhanov was a miner who worked in the Soviet Union and was held up as a hero. He gained fame for mining a record 102 tonnes of coal in a little less than six hours, which was fourteen times his quota. This exceptional feat made him a symbol of productivity and hard work in the Soviet Union, and he became a national hero. His achievement was used as propaganda to motivate other workers and increase productivity in the country.

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