Trivia Quiz On Nineteen Eighty-four By George Orwell!

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Trivia Quiz On Nineteen Eighty-four By George Orwell!

Have you any idea how it feels to live life under a microscope? In George Orwell1s 1984 we get to see Winston wrestles with oppression in Oceania, a place where the Party scrutinizes human actions with ever-watchful Big Brother. The trivia below is based on the book and offers you a chance to see how much you remember. Take it up!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is a member of the Thought Police
    • A. 

      Julia

    • B. 

      Matrin

    • C. 

      Charrington

    • D. 

      Ampleforth

  • 2. 
    Poet
    • A. 

      Syme

    • B. 

      Ampleforth

    • C. 

      Katharine

    • D. 

      O'Brien

  • 3. 
    Philologist
    • A. 

      O'Brien

    • B. 

      Katharine

    • C. 

      Syme

    • D. 

      Coldstein

  • 4. 
    Winston's wife
    • A. 

      Syme

    • B. 

      Julia

    • C. 

      Ampleforth

    • D. 

      Katharine

  • 5. 
    Enemy of Oceania
    • A. 

      Martin

    • B. 

      Goldstein

    • C. 

      Parsons

    • D. 

      Rutherford

  • 6. 
    Winston's Neighbor
    • A. 

      Charrington

    • B. 

      Ampleforth

    • C. 

      Martin

    • D. 

      Parsons

  • 7. 
    Member of the Junior Anti-Sex League
    • A. 

      Syme

    • B. 

      Julia

    • C. 

      Martin

    • D. 

      Parsons

  • 8. 
    Servant
    • A. 

      Julia

    • B. 

      Charrington

    • C. 

      Martin

    • D. 

      Goldstein

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      O'Brien

    • B. 

      Charrington

    • C. 

      Parsons

    • D. 

      Goldstein

  • 10. 
    Leader of the revolution
    • A. 

      Rutherford

    • B. 

      Parsons

    • C. 

      Julia

    • D. 

      O'Brien

  • 11. 
    There are no written laws in Oceania.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    There is no mention of nuclear weapons in 1984.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Winston and Katharine have one child.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Winston is Julia's first lover.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Winston works for the Ministry of
    • A. 

      Truth

    • B. 

      Love

    • C. 

      Peace

    • D. 

      Plenty

  • 16. 
    It is difficult to find out where anyone lives in London.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Gangsters and murderers are treated better than political prisoners in Oceania.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Oceania came into geing when Great Britain was absorbed by the Unted States.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Winston dies hating Big Brother.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    There is no word for science in Newspeak.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The period elapsed from the beginning of the novel to the Winston's arrest is about
    • A. 

      One month

    • B. 

      Four months

    • C. 

      Eight months

    • D. 

      One year

  • 22. 
    O'Brien is arrested as the novel ends
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    The setting of 1984 if the country we know as
    • A. 

      Great Britain

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      USA

    • D. 

      France

  • 24. 
    The alcoholic beverage Winston usually drinks is
    • A. 

      Wine

    • B. 

      Gin

    • C. 

      Beer

    • D. 

      Vodka

  • 25. 
    The governmen agency in charge of war is
    • A. 

      Miniguard

    • B. 

      Minidef

    • C. 

      Miniluv

    • D. 

      Minipax

  • 26. 
    The Chesnut Tree Cafe is a meeing place for
    • A. 

      The Brotherhood

    • B. 

      Winston and Julia

    • C. 

      Disgraced Party members

    • D. 

      The proles

  • 27. 
    The target of the daily Two Minute Hate is
    • A. 

      Eastasia

    • B. 

      Emmanuel Goldstein

    • C. 

      Eurasia

    • D. 

      Big Brother

  • 28. 
    The dark-haired girl in Winston's dream later turns out to be
    • A. 

      His mother

    • B. 

      His sister

    • C. 

      Julia

    • D. 

      Mrs. Parsons

  • 29. 
    Winston lives in
    • A. 

      A dormatory

    • B. 

      The Party Headquarters

    • C. 

      An old tenement

    • D. 

      The prole district

  • 30. 
    Memory Holes in the Ministry of Truth lead to
    • A. 

      The incinerator

    • B. 

      The filing room

    • C. 

      A computer storage bank

    • D. 

      O'Brien's office

  • 31. 
    Membership to the Party is gained through
    • A. 

      Inheritance

    • B. 

      Wealth

    • C. 

      Appointment

    • D. 

      Examination

  • 32. 
    In his diary, Winston writes about
    • A. 

      His mother's grave

    • B. 

      The Golden Country

    • C. 

      A prostitute

    • D. 

      His estranged wife

  • 33. 
    Party members are supposed to spend their evenings
    • A. 

      At the movies

    • B. 

      At the Community Center

    • C. 

      Studying Ingsoc

    • D. 

      Watching the telescreen

  • 34. 
    Encountering the dark-haired girl outside Charrington's shop. Winston considers
    • A. 

      Murdering her

    • B. 

      Talking to her

    • C. 

      Committing suicide

    • D. 

      Turning her in to the Thought Police

  • 35. 
    Winston is afflicted with
    • A. 

      A vaicose ulcer

    • B. 

      A stomach ulcer

    • C. 

      Migraine headaches

    • D. 

      A stiff knee

  • 36. 
    Doing "our duty to the Party" was an expression Katharine used to refer to
    • A. 

      Paying taxes

    • B. 

      Cold showers

    • C. 

      The Physical Jerks

    • D. 

      Sexual relations

  • 37. 
    Winston attempts to talk to an elderly prole about
    • A. 

      The future of Oceania

    • B. 

      The outcome of war

    • C. 

      Life before the Revolution

    • D. 

      The Brotherhood

  • 38. 
    The Newspeak work which means the ablility to hold two mutually contradictory ideas in mind simultaneously and to belive both of them is
    • A. 

      Antithink

    • B. 

      Contrathink

    • C. 

      Doubletake

    • D. 

      Doublethink

  • 39. 
    The note Julia slips to Winston says,
    • A. 

      The chopper will get you

    • B. 

      I love you

    • C. 

      Down with Big Brother

    • D. 

      You are being followed

  • 40. 
    To the leaders of Oceania, war is
    • A. 

      Fun

    • B. 

      Terrible

    • C. 

      Peace

    • D. 

      Power

  • 41. 
    WInston and Julia tell O'Brien that they are willing to do anything for the Brotherhood except
    • A. 

      Commit murder

    • B. 

      Commit suicide

    • C. 

      Maim people

    • D. 

      Separate from each other

  • 42. 
    Winston most enjoys talking with Syme about
    • A. 

      Sex

    • B. 

      The hangings

    • C. 

      The movies

    • D. 

      Newspeak

  • 43. 
    O'Brien explains that the three stages of Winston's reintegration are learning, understanding, and
    • A. 

      Death

    • B. 

      Acceptance

    • C. 

      Forgiveness

    • D. 

      Humility

  • 44. 
    In the government of Oceania, members of the Party are
    • A. 

      The slaves

    • B. 

      The bureaucarcy

    • C. 

      The soldiers

    • D. 

      The minority

  • 45. 
    The most feared place in the Ministry of Love is
    • A. 

      The electric shock room

    • B. 

      O'Brien's ofice

    • C. 

      Room 101

    • D. 

      The gas chamber

  • 46. 
    The telescreen that eavesdrops on Winston and Julia is hidden
    • A. 

      Under the bed

    • B. 

      Behind th engraving

    • C. 

      In the rat hole

    • D. 

      In the clock

  • 47. 
    "The book" was really written by
    • A. 

      Goldstein

    • B. 

      Marx

    • C. 

      O'Brien and other Party members

    • D. 

      Mr. Charrington

  • 48. 
    In addition to painful torture, O'Brien also uses a treatment on Winston which
    • A. 

      Makes him speechless

    • B. 

      Blinds him

    • C. 

      Temporarily blocks out part of his memory

    • D. 

      Paralyzes him

  • 49. 
    The one thing Winston fears most is
    • A. 

      Rats

    • B. 

      Electric shock

    • C. 

      Death

    • D. 

      Big Brother

  • 50. 
    The real purpose of Newspeak is to
    • A. 

      Confuse the enemy

    • B. 

      Make speech more scientific

    • C. 

      Increase knowledge

    • D. 

      Control thought