This is a quick, 10-question quiz meant to assess basic reading comprehension of Part II, Chapter 8-Part III, Chapter 1 of George Orwell’s 1984. Most questions are objective but open-ended, asking the students to write a phrase or sentence in response. This quiz also includes 4 true-false questions.
An answer key is provided. In addition to the answers, the key provides chapter and page references to the evidence in the novel. The page numbers refer to the Signet Classics edition.
Please note that this section of the novel includes “Goldstein’s book” that explains how Big Brother’s society works and is quite challenging. The questions covering Goldstein’s book are True/False.