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1984 Overview Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

1984 Overview Quiz

2+2=? Find the answer to this question and others with eNotes' 1984 Overview Quiz. Covering important plot developments, characters, and branches of government under Big Brother, here are ten essential questions to prepare you for your next test or essay on 1984.

  • Question 1

    What is the name of the group who tries to get children to report on their parents?

  • Question 2

    In which department is Winston employed?

  • Question 3

    What is Winston threatened with that makes him betray Julia?

  • Question 4

    Which character is really a member of the Secret Police?

  • Question 5

    What is the fictional setting of the novel?

  • Question 6

    What “thought crime” does Winston commit in his diary?

  • Question 7

    Which of the following is NOT one of the slogans of doublespeak?

  • Question 8

    What does Winston write in the dust on the table?

  • Question 9

    What does Julia tell Winston in the note that she slips to him?

  • Question 10

    Who is the true author of the manifesto?

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