Orwell's Animal Farm: Summary, Characters and Themes


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The novel Animal Farm, retells the story of _____.

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1. In Animal Farm, who had the idea to start the revolution against Mr. Jones?

2. In Animal Farm, what happens once Napoleon is elected to power?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you assess your understanding of the characters and themes from Animal Farm. You will be tested on plot points and the major theme of George Orwell's novel.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following elements of the story:

  • What historical event is being retold
  • The character that started the revolution
  • What happens after Napoleon comes to power
  • Napoleon's characteristics
  • Characteristics of the horses
  • The major theme

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about Animal Farm in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding themes of the novel
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the characters and plot points

Additional Learning

To learn more about this novel, review the corresponding lesson on Characters and Themes from Animal Farm. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the book's correlation with real historical events
  • Review a summary of the novel
  • Learn about the various characters
  • Explore the themes presented by Orwell