A Comprehension Quiz On 1984 By George Orwell!

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Have you any idea how it feels to live life under a microscope? In George Orwell's 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. 
    Who is the interrogator?
    • 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