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Animal Farm Q&A

1. What is the original name of the farm?

MANOR FARM

2. Who does Old Major declare to be the enemy of all animals?

THE MAN

3. How does Napoleon describe the enemy of the animals?

HE SAYS THAT HE MISTREATS ANIMALS, DOESN’T FEED THEM, AND OVERWORKS THEM

4. List two reasons why the animals rebel against Mr. Jones

THE ANIMALS ARE HUNGRY, JONES IGNORES THEIR NEEDS (MARCH REVOLUTION)

5. Why do most animals dislike Mr. Jones?

HE WAS CRUEL, BRUTAL AND UNRESPONSIVE TO THEIR NEEDS

6. What are some of the rules (commandments of animalism) that "Old Major" sets for the animals?

1. Whatever goes upon two legs is an enemy. 2. Whatever goes upon four legs, or has wings, is a friend.
3. No animal shall wear clothes. 4. No animal shall sleep in a bed with sheets. 5. No animal shall drink
alcohol in excess. 6. No animal shall kill any other animal without a reason. 7. All animals are equal.

7. How does Napoleon gain control of the farm?

HE USES DOGS TO MAKE SURE THE RULES ARE BEING RESPECTED AND TO MAKE THE ANIMALS FEAR
HIM

8. What does Napoleon use the television for?

PRO-NAPOLEON PROPAGANDA, ENJOYMENT ,RELAXATION

9. Who gets the milk and the apples?

THE PIGS

10. Explain why this group gets the milk and the apples.

TO FEED THEIR BRAINS BECAUSE THEY ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT

11. How does Napoleon get rid of Snowball?

HE IS BANISHED BY NAPOLEON AND CHASED AWAY BY THE DOGS , BEING CONSIDERED A TRAITOR AND
A CRIMINAL

12. Who does Napoleon blame for destroying the windmill?

SNOWBALL
13. Why does Napoleon blame this animal for destroying the windmill?

NAPOLEON WANTS TO GET RID OF SNOWBALL AND GAIN MORE POWER

14. Give some examples of Napoleon's propaganda.

A STATUE OF HIMSELF, FILMS CLAIMING NAPOEON IS A GOOD LEADER

15. What happens to Boxer?

HE WORKS HIMSELF TO DEATH FOR NAPOLEON (HE IS OVERWORKED)

16. What does Squealer tell the animals about how Boxer died?

THAT HE WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL BECAUSE NAPOLEON CARED ABOUT HIM

17. Why does Napoleon change the farm song?

THE OLD SONG NO LONGER HAS ANY RELEVANT MEANING, THE NEW SONG SHOWS GRATITUDE TO
NAPOLEON AND TO GLORIFIES HIM

18. Which novel is the film based on ?

‘ANIMAL FARM’ BY GEORGE ORWELL

19. This film can an should be received as an allegory. What does it refer to ?

COMMUNISM

20. When was the film released ?

1954