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Which of the following does NOT describe the apartment building where Winston lives?

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A. Posters of Big Brother hang on the walls

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B. Smells of boiled cabbage

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C. Walls are

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Painted a cheerful yellow

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D. Elevator is broken

C

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Which of the following statements best describes the intent of the Party's slogan, "Ignorance is Strength"?

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A. It is easier to maintain control over an ignorant, rather than an educated, populace.

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B. Due to a lack of interest in education, the populace is considered to be ignorant.

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C. Since most prior scientific knowledge has been lost, the Party must relearn it all.

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D. People who know less are emotionally stronger than those who are well-educated.

A

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What occurs in the film which Winston seas?

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A. A helicopter rescues people who are stranded in the water.

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B. The men in the raft are arrested, but the women and children are set free.

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C. All of the people in the water are taken to a refugee camp.

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D. A helicopter bombs the raft full of people.

D

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Which of the following does NOT describe Winston's feelings about the dark-haired girl?

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A. A strict follower of Party orthodoxy

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B. A member of the Junior Anti-Sex League

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C. Possibly a member of the Thought Police

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D. Intriguing person whom Winston would like to befriend

D

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Who is Emmanuel Goldstein?

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A. A counter revolutionary who appears in the Two Minutes Hate

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B. The president of Eurasia

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C. Big Brother himself

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D. Winston's supervisor in the Records Department

A

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What does Winston write in his diary?

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A. A love letter to the dark-haired girl in his office

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B. War is Peace

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C. A note to O'Brien which explains Winston's beliefs

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D. Down with Big Brother

D

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In which activity do most children of Airstrip One participate?

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A. Swim lessons

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B. Writing club

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C. The Spies

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D. Music lessons

C

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Which description best defines doublethink?

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A. The method the Party uses to communicate with its citizens

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B. The ability to hold two opposite ideas in one's mind at one time

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C. The paring down of thoughts until no contradictory ones enter the mind

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D. Not holding on to any particular beliefs or events in the past, but realizing that everything can and does change

B

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What is the penalty for thoughtcrime?

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A. Imprisonment for life

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B. Community service

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C. A written warning

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D. Death

D

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Which of the following best describes Winston's initial impression of O'Brien?

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A. An intimidating member of the Thought Police

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B. A charming man who may not completely believe the Party's orthodoxy

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C. A man who is strikingly similar to Big Brother

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D. Winston's new boss in the Records Department

B

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True or False.

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Syme enjoys watching public hangings, but Winston avoids them.

True

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True or False.

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Newspeak encourages speakers to invent new words so citizens can completely express their thoughts.

False

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True or False.

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High-ranking Party officials frequently gather at the Chestnut Tree Café.

False

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True or False.

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Citizens cheer and agree with all government announcements regarding rations and production.

True

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True or False.

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Any facial expression that portrays emotions, whether intentional or subconscious, could be considered facecrime.

True

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True or False.

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Party women wear dresses, makeup, and jewelry. People women wear uniforms and do not pay attention to their appearance.

False

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True or False.

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All citizens may select and marry whomever they choose.

False

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True or False.

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Winston and Katharine were not attracted to each other and has a loveless marriage.

True

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True or False.

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The Party encourages its members to form relationships with each other which will, in turn, strengthen the Party.

False

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True or False.

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To have thoughts of one's own, apart from the Party's beliefs equals thoughtcrime.

True

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Which statement best describes the Party's opinion of the Proles?

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A. Citizens who contribute to the culture of Oceania

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B. Unintelligent beings who are best left to their own devices

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C. Important cogs in the Party's production machinery

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D. Spies for Eurasia and Eastasia

B

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The children's history book that Winston reads portrays capitalists as

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A. Heroes who advance the country's stature.

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B. Crusaders against society's evils.

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C. Feudal lords who intentionally keep the masses poor.

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D. Slum lords who turn people out of their homes.

C

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Which of the following statements best explains Winston's feelings about being arrested by the Thought Police?

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A. He, as well as most of the other citizens, will inevitably be arrested by the Thought Police.

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B. He, as well as the other citizens, should strive to control their thoughts so they will not be arrested by the Thought Police.

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C. Only the most serious criminals are ever arrested by the Thought Police.

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D. Even though the Thought Police threaten to arrest citizens, they never actually do so.

A

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What evidence does Winston possess which would have exonerated Jones, Aaronson, and Rutherford?

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A. Hotel receipts which provide an alibi for the men

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B. A tape of the men being coerced to confess to crimes they did not commit

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C. A picture which provides an alibi for the men

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D. Fingerprints of the crimes' actual perpetrators

C

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What is the Party's essential command?

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A. For the citizens to reject any evidence they see and hear

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B. For the citizens to depend upon each other for their very lives

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C. For the citizens to depend upon Big Brother to keep them safe

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D. For the citizens to participate in and understand their government

A

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What is "ownlife"?

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A. Working on a career-related project without any assistance from one's coworkers

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B. Maintaining an open mind about the government's activities

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C. Being open to forming new friendships and relationships

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