Animal Farm Chapter II Questions and Answers
by George Orwell

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Chapter II Questions and Answers

Quiz Questions

  1. What happens to Old Major?
  2. Who leads the preparations for the rebellion?
  3. Who is Squealer?
  4. What is Animalism?
  5. Why don’t the pigs like Moses?
  6. Why does Mollie seem concerned about Animalism?
  7. What prompts the rebellion?
  8. What have the pigs secretly learned to do?
  9. What are the Seven Commandments?
  10. What happens to the milk from the cows?

Quiz Answers

  1. Old Major dies three days after his speech.
  2. The pigs—especially Napoleon and Snowball—lead the farm in preparing for the rebellion.
  3. Squealer is a very persuasive pig.
  4. Animalism is a theory that the pigs derive from Old Major’s speech.
  5. The pigs don’t like Moses because his talk of Sugarcandy Mountain distracts the animals from the need for rebellion.
  6. Mollie is concerned that she won’t get to wear hair ribbons or enjoy lump sugar after the rebellion.
  7. Farmer Jones starts drinking more and neglects to feed the animals for over twenty-four hours.
  8. The pigs reveal that they have taught themselves to read and write.
  9. The Seven Commandments are:
  10. Whatever goes upon two legs is an enemy.
  11. Whatever goes upon four legs, or has wings, is a friend.
  12. No animal shall wear clothes.
  13. No animal shall sleep in a bed.
  14. No animal shall drink alcohol.
  15. No animal shall kill any other animal.
  16. All animals are equal.
  17. It is implied that Napoleon stole the milk.