George Orwell: Biography, Books & Facts


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In what year was George Orwell born?

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1. What is the name of his first book?

2. In what year did George Orwell die?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

George Orwell's works are literary classics. This quiz/worksheet combo will help test your understanding of his life and his writing. You'll be tested on areas that include when he was born and his real name.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following aspects of George Orwell:

  • The name of his first book
  • His real name
  • The year in which he died
  • The name of the war in which he volunteered

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on George Orwell
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the first book of George Orwell
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about when George Orwell was born and when he died

Additional Learning

To learn more about George Orwell, review the accompanying lesson, George Orwell: Biography, Books & Facts. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Study how his writing career began
  • Examine his path from police officer to poverty
  • Identify Orwell's most famous works
  • Learn about his love life and marriages