Utopia And Dystopia Pretest- English 4fd

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Utopia And Dystopia Pretest- English 4fd

This quiz will test your knowledge of everything you learned during this unit. If you pass the pretest, you are ready to complete the test. If you fail, you better go back and study the unit information. Feel free to use your study guides. NOTE- The computer will NOT grade short answer questions. You can self check these answers when you are done with the pretest.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the phrase "Big Brother is Watching You" satirize?  Explain
  • 2. 
    Explain why the setting depicted in the excerpt from 1984 is a dystopia. Use specific examples in your explanation.
  • 3. 
    Explain why the setting depicted in Harrison Bergeron is a dystopia. Use specific examples in your explanation.
  • 4. 
    What is third person limited point of view?
  • 5. 
    Are these words a sentence or a sentence fragment?The sound of barking dogs.
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Sentence

  • 6. 
    Are these words a sentence or a sentence fragment?My brother was sitting right there at the table.
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Sentence

  • 7. 
    Are these words a sentence or a sentence fragment?The laughing children.
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Sentence

  • 8. 
    To where in the sentence could you move the underlined prepositional phrase? Be sure you keep the same meaning.The motorcycles raced down the track for the prize.
    • A. 

      Before "The motorcycles raced"

    • B. 

      Before "raced"

    • C. 

      After "the prize"

    • D. 

      After "for"

  • 9. 
    To where in the sentence could you move the underlined prepositional phrase? Be sure you keep the same meaning.The very angry student threw pancakes across the room.
    • A. 

      Before "threw"

    • B. 

      After "very"

    • C. 

      Before "The very angry student"

    • D. 

      After "student"

  • 10. 
    In Orwell's Animal Farm, the windmill a symbol of progress.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which of these statements is NOT true about Boxer?
    • A. 

      He is hard working.

    • B. 

      He does not question orders.

    • C. 

      He fully approves of using the dogs to keep order.

    • D. 

      He is killed at the end.

  • 12. 
    "Power corrupts" is one of the messages Orwell has for readers of Animal Farm.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Which of the following characters used twisted logic and mistruths to help control the other animals?
    • A. 

      Old Major

    • B. 

      The sheep

    • C. 

      Snowball

    • D. 

      Squealer

  • 14. 
    How can readers tell that the Pigs have taken over the revolution?
    • A. 

      The seven commandments change without notice.

    • B. 

      The windmill is built.

    • C. 

      Snowball is given a medal for his leadership.

    • D. 

      The sheep ask questions.

  • 15. 
    In the following sentence, what does the underlined word probably mean?The most articulate statement was made by the school president.
    • A. 

      Weak

    • B. 

      Expressed with clarity

    • C. 

      Thoughtless

    • D. 

      Loud and scary

  • 16. 
    Using a study guide can help you record your thoughts about a book.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Who is one person Orwell may have modeled Napoleon after?
    • A. 

      Joseph Stalin

    • B. 

      Barrack Obama

    • C. 

      Hitler

    • D. 

      Oprah Winfrey

  • 18. 
    In this unit, Animal Farm was available to be read and/or watched.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Animal Farm began as a dystopia but turned into a utopia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Science fiction movies that show a future of happiness, life, and belonging are dystopias.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    What is the main idea of Harrison Bergeron?
    • A. 

      Do not trust your friends.

    • B. 

      Achieving true equality is not possible.

    • C. 

      Love your enemies as yourself.

  • 22. 
    The main idea of V for Vendetta is that humans humans suffer under government control.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    In both 1984 and Animal Farm, the rulers distort the truth to keep the people under control.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Who is the first person narrator of Animal Farm?
    • A. 

      Napoleon

    • B. 

      The sheep

    • C. 

      Old Major

  • 25. 
    When the pigs become human and walk on hind legs, what is the point of the satire?
    • A. 

      The pigs were really human beings all along.

    • B. 

      All oppressors are alike.

    • C. 

      The humans are not so bad after all.

    • D. 

      The pigs can disguise themselves as humans.

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