Play the below quiz and review your knowledge regarding the historical essay "Shooting an Elephant" written by British writer George Orwell. It was first published in the literary magazine New Writing in the year 1936 and was very much appreciated by the audience. If you have ever read it and want to evaluate yourself for the same, give this quiz a try. The test consists of some basic questions from the essay. Go for the quiz and check how sharp your memory is. Best of luck, buddy!
To describe life in Burma
To expose the evils of imperialism
To argue for wildlife conservation
He isn't important emough to worry about him.
The Burmese injure him whenever they can.
He opposes British imperialism.
The Burmese do nothing to hurt him.
He believes the Burmese are oppressed by the British.
The British are naturally superior.
They underscore the tension between imperialist forces and native population.
They create suspense.
They reveal the author's purpose.
Officials only admit their misgivings about imperialsim privately.
The officials had no problems with imperialism.
Police officers are very busy.
Only the British police force has weapons.
He has experience handling elephants.
The Burmese refuse to control the elephant.
The people describe how the elephant has killed the coolie.
Some people have never heard of the elephant.
No one is certain where the mahout is.
Orwell objects to the term sahib.
Although he knows his own mind, Orwell cannot do what he thinks he should.
Orwell does not appear resolute in front of the crowd.
The elephant's thick rough skin contrasts with the smoothness of velvet.
The luxurious image contrasts with the brutal reality of the elephant's dying.
Orwell did not want to kill the elephant.
Neither a or b
The British civil service is a model of efficiency.
Anyone working for an imperialist power is morally compromised.
Rarely can anyone fully understand another culture.
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