What Are Telescreens in 1984?


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Who was required to keep their telescreens on at all times?

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1. How did the sound work on the telescreens?

2. What did Winston have in his apartment that was forbidden?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Telescreens play a significant role in the novel '1984.' Check your knowledge of how they are used in the novel with this quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on:

  • How sound on telescreens worked
  • How Julia and Winston get caught in their secret apartment
  • Forbidden items Winston had in his apartment

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding who was required to keep their telescreens on at all times
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about how Julia and Winston's deepest fears were found out by the Thought Police
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from a lesson on telescreens in the book '1984'

Additional Learning

Increase your understanding of telescreens in the novel '1984' by reviewing the lesson What are Telescreens in '1984'? The objectives covered include:

  • Know what a telescreen was in '1984'
  • Review how telescreens are significant to the plot in '1984'
  • Understand Winston's role in '1984'