1984 Quiz 1 with answers MsFracassi ENG4U1-05
QUESTION 1 • 1) What message is written everywhere (on posters, on telescreens, etc)? (1) BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU
QUESTION 2 • 2) Explain, what is a telescreen? What does it look like (1), and what are the two things in can do simultaneously? (2) • LOOKS LIKE A TV • CAN BROADCAST • CAN RECORD • CAN NEVER BE TURNED OFF
QUESTION 3 • Where does Winston work? (bonus point if you can tell me in both English and Newspeak) (1) • English: The Minstry of Truth • Newspeak: Minitru
QUESTION 4 • In what city, province, and country does Winston work? (3) • City: London • Province: Airstrip One • Country: Oceania
QUESTION 5 • What is the government called? (1) • THE PARTY
QUESTION 6 Who is the enemy? (1) GOLDSTEIN
QUESTION 7 • Describe 3 Minutes Hate (3). • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OdyKJ1xXph8
QUESTION 8 • “Oceania is at war with __________________, and in alliance with ___________________. “(2) EURASIA EASTASIA
QUESTION 9 • Has the statement in Question 9 always been true? Explain. (2) • In reality no, but the people of Oceania all believe it to be true. Winston remembers being at war with Eastasia approximately four years ago.
QUESTION 10 • “Who controls the past, __________________________________. Who controls the present _________________________________.” (2) • CONTROLS THE FUTURE • CONTROLS THE PAST
QUESTION 11 • Explain how the government controls the past, present, and whatever goes in the first blank. (2) • The Party controls the past by changing media and historical records (this is Winston’s job). • The Party controls the present because they are in power • The Party control the future by changing the past so they will forever remain in power.
QUESTION 12 • “To know and not to know, to be conscious of complete truthfulness while telling carefully constructed lies, to hold simultaneously two opinions which cancelled out, knowing them to be contradictory and believing in both of them; to use logic against logic; to repudiate morality while laying claim to it, to believe that democracy was impossible and that the Party was the guardian of democracy…..” (Orwell 37), is the definition of _______________________. (1) • DOUBLETHINK