ANIMAL FARM REVIEW QUESTIONS - CHAPTERS 1-3


Who? What? Why? When? Where? How?
1. Who develops the concepts of Animalism?
3. What do the animals do first after they have driven the humans from the farm?
4. What is the original name of Animal Farm?
5. Why does the Rebellion happen?
6. Why is the hay harvest such a success?
7. When does the Rebellion take place?
8. Where are the Seven Commandments written?
9. How does the meeting to hear Old Major speak break up?
10. How does Old Major describe Man, and what does he recommend that the animals do about the human race?


Who is this?
  1. Who "seldom talked, and when he did, it was usually to make some cynical remark . . . Alone among the animals on the farm, he never laughed"?
  2. Who "was a brilliant talker . . . The others said of [him] that he could turn black into white"?
  3. Who was "always at the spot where the work was hardest"?
  4. Who said that "the education of the young was more important than anything that could be done for [those] who were already grown up"?
  5. Who "took a place near the front and began [[#|flirting]] her white mane, hoping to draw attention to the red ribbons it was plaited with"?
  6. Who was "so highly regarded on the farm that everyone was quite ready to lose an hour of sleep in order to hear what he had to say"?
  7. Who was "not much of a talker, but with a reputation for getting his own way"?
  8. Who was "a spy and a tale-bearer, but he was also a clever talker. He claimed to know of the existence of a mysterious country called Sugarcandy Mountain, to which all animals went when they died"?
  9. Who "had become much disheartened after losing money in a lawsuit, and had taken to drinking more than was good for him"?
  10. Who "was a more vivacious pig than Napoleon, quicker in speech and more inventive, but was not considered to have the same depth of character"?


Prove it!
Find [[#|a quote]] that could be used to back up each of the following statements.
  1. Clover is maternal and protective. (chapt. 1)
  2. Boxer sees hard work as the answer to every problem. (chapt. 3)
  3. Mollie is vain. (chapt. 2)
  4. Mollie is lazy. (chapt. 3)
  5. Benjamin is cynical about the rebellion. (chapt. 3)