Welcome to our Revision Quiz for GCSE & IGCSE English Literature.
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Answers at the bottom.
1. What is the name of the farmer?
2. Which character seizes power by force?
c. Farmer Jones
d. old Major?
3. What kind of animal is Boxer?
4. When was Animal Farm first published?
5. Which poet didn't think it would be a success?
a. W.B Yates
b. T.S. Elliot
c. Thomas Hardy
d. Robert Graves
6. This novella is a .........?
d. Fairy Tale
7. Which historical events does the novella reflect?
a. The second world war
b. The Russian revolution
c. The first world war
d. The American civil war
8. Which character calls for a secret meeting?
a. Old Major
b. The chicken
9. Which animal starts the rebellion?
a. A cow
b. A chicken
c. A dog
d. A cat
10. Which animals become bossy, cruel & greedy?
a. The cows
c. The horses
d. The pigs
11. Which character breaks the commandments first?
d. Old Major
12. Which character collapses from over work?
c. Mr Jones
13. What do the animals build?
a. A tower
b. A house
c. A windmill
d. A bed
14. Which group of animals start to carry whips?
a. The dogs
b. The chickens
c. The pigs
d. The sheep
15. Old Major finishes his speech with a ......?
16. Old Major is based on which 2 historical figures?
a. Marx & Engels
b. Stalin & Lenin
c. Marx & Lenin
d. Trotsky & Lenin
17. "Is it not clear, then, comrades, that all the ........ of this life of ours spring from the tyranny of human beings?"
18. Which historical figure is Napoleon based on?
19. Which character is used by Napoleon as a scapegoat?
a. Mr Jones
d. old Major
20. Which historical figure does Snowball reflect?
21. What type of character is Boxer?
a. A tragic hero
b. An anti hero
c. A willing hero
d. A loner hero
22. Which character tries to motivate the other animals to help him save Boxer?
a. The cow
22-Wow! You are a sparkly star! Move onto your next revision topic.
15-20-Good job! You are a glittery star. Take the quiz again until you get 22.
Under 15-Good try! You are still a star. Take the quiz again until you get 22.
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