Important Quotes from Animal Farm


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In Old Major's speech, who does he say is the root cause of hunger and overwork in Animal Farm?

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1. Immediately after the Rebellion in Animal Farm the animals _____ and were _____.

2. Old Major said that ''All animals are equal.'' What was the commandment related to equality by the end of Animal Farm?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your understanding of famous quotations from some of the most memorable characters in Animal Farm, including Old Major, Clover, Benjamin and the Narrator. Measure your retention and interpretation of the quotes using this quiz and worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The questions on the quiz/worksheet combo concern:

  • Old Major's opinions on who has caused all the animals' problems
  • Whether or not the promises inherent in the Rebellion were fulfilled
  • How the commandments of the Rebellion stood the test of time

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - confirm your understanding of why the animals did or did not benefit from the Rebellion
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about Old Major's depiction of enemies
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained from the change in the pigs as the story progresses through the Narrator's observations

Additional Learning

If you would like to study quotations from Orwell's novel further, read or view Important Quotes from Animal Farm. The lesson covers the objectives given below:

  • Explain how equality, fairness, and freedom are treated
  • Understand how Old Major's philosophy is subverted
  • Analyze the apparent lack of difference between pigs and men at the story's end