Surveillance Quotes from 1984


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What function does the telescreen perform in the novel Nineteen Eighty-Four?

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1. What controlling phrase accompanies the images of Big Brother in Nineteen Eighty-Four?

2. Controlling public and private space was another way for The Party to control what in Nineteen Eighty-Four?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can use this quiz and worksheet to measure what you know about the surveillance state in 1984. Get ready to demonstrate that you understand the role of surveillance in the novel, as well as the quotes about this monitoring.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

We crafted this quiz and worksheet to allow you to assess your knowledge of:

  • The telescreen's function
  • What the party wants to control
  • Where Winston feels safe

Skills Practiced

The questions on this quiz will give you the chance to practice skills such as:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on surveillance in 1984
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a product advertised as the reason why 1984 wouldn't be like Nineteen Eighty-four
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Big Brother's presence in the novel and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

The lesson that accompanies this quiz, entitled Surveillance Quotes from 1984 will provide you with more information about this subject. Studying this lesson will allow you to increase what you know about:

  • Concepts from 1984 that became famous
  • How the dystopia of this novel is set up
  • The sense of paranoia established in 1984