Animal Farm

Animal Farm: 
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Animal Farm: 
summary questions 
chapter by chapter 

Slide 1 - Slide

The Book Test (weging 3) 
10 open questions in English (containing sub questions; check the points you can receive) 
Answer in English (dictionary NE-EN; grammar and spelling not assessed).
Write down the whole sentences. 
Don’t copy the sentences from the book. 
YOU CAN USE THE BOOK DURING TEST. Don’t forget to bring it! 

Slide 2 - Slide

The type of questions: 

Plot questions (What happened in the story?) 
Interpretation question (explain, give examples...) 
Characteristics of the protagonists (compare and contrast) 
Explain the quote (What did they mean by that? )

Slide 3 - Slide

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Slide 4 - Video

Animal farm is an allegory:

It is a story in which the events and characters stand for something besides themselves.  

What do these characters represent? 

Slide 5 - Slide

1 Jones
2 Snowball
3 Moses
4 Old Major
5 Boxer
6 Dogs
7 Muriel
8 Mollie
9 Frederick
10 Squeler
11 Pilkington
12 Benjamin
A propaganda
B older generation
C KGB
D Czar Nicholas II
E allied forces
F Hitler
G Trotsky
H Marx
I religion 
J aristocracy
K educated people 
L working masses

Slide 6 - Slide

Correct answers: 
1D 2G 3I 4H 5L 6C 7K 8J 9F 10A 11E 12B

Slide 7 - Slide

Who gives a speech to the animals?

Slide 8 - Open question

What is Old Major's message to the animals?

Slide 9 - Open question

What's the name of the song about an animal utopia that Old Major teaches the animals?

Slide 10 - Open question

Who are the smartest animals?

Slide 11 - Open question

What story does Moses spread?

Slide 12 - Open question

What event triggered the animals' rebellion?

Slide 13 - Open question

What do the pigs paint on the side of the barn?

Slide 14 - Open question

What does Mollie want to do?

Slide 15 - Open question

What is Boxer's motto?

Slide 16 - Open question

How does Snowball simplify the ideas of Animalism?

Slide 17 - Open question

What reason does Squealer give for the pigs taking all the apples and milk?

Slide 18 - Open question

Where does Snowball learn strategies of warfare?

Slide 19 - Open question

Who dies in the Battle of the Cowshed?
A
Mr Jones
B
Mr Pilkington
C
Mr Frederick
D
only one sheep

Slide 20 - Quiz

What does Snowball want the animals to build?

Slide 21 - Open question

How does Squealer explain Snowball's absence?
A
Mr. Jones kidnapped him
B
He had to go lead another rebellions
C
Napoleon is hiding him somewhere
D
He was a traitor and a criminal

Slide 22 - Quiz

Why is it so hard for the animals to build the windmill?
A
Boxer is injured and he was the strongest
B
There's a saboteur who keeps knocking it down
C
They can only break stone by pulling it up a hill and dropping it
D
They don't know how to do it now that Snowball is gone

Slide 23 - Quiz

How does Napoleon explain the storm that knocks down the windmill?

Slide 24 - Open question

What does Squealer tell the animals about Snowball?
A
He is living at Mr. Jones's
B
He was a true hero, and he is sorry he has died.
C
He is not as smart or handsome as Napoleon
D
His windmill design was inferior

Slide 25 - Quiz

What happens to the animals that confess to being in league with Snowball?

Slide 26 - Open question

What do Mr. Frederick and a group of men do?
A
Offer to work with the animals
B
Blow up the windmill
C
Burn down the barn and farmhouse
D
Bring in the police to help them slaughter the animals

Slide 27 - Quiz

Who runs against Napoleon in the election for a new president?
A
Snowball
B
No one
C
Squealer
D
The raven

Slide 28 - Quiz

Where do the pigs send Boxer when he collapses?

Slide 29 - Open question

What's the revised version of the single remaining commandment?

Slide 30 - Open question