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Question 1: After spending some time in a hospital in ________, he was moved to Tarragona where his wound was finally examined more than a week after he'd left the front.

Question 2: Crossing the ________ frontier, "thanks to the inefficiency of the police," he and his wife arrived in France "without incident."
GeographyAlpsGeographic information systemPyrenees

Question 3: The narration begins as a description of the—perhaps unique—mundaneness of ________, the sneaking about in the mist and on night patrols.
Trench warfareMilitary historySiegeIndustrial warfare

Question 4: The latter half of this chapter is devoted to describing the conflict between the Anarchist CNT and the Socialist UGT and the resulting cancellation of the ________ demonstration and the build-up to the street fighting of the Barcelona May Days.
May DayChristmasNew Year's DayLabor Day

Question 5: Orwell served as both a private and a corporal in Catalonia and ________ from December 1936 until June 1937.
AndalusiaAragonSpainCastile and León

Question 6: At this position, he witnesses the sometimes propagandistic shouting between the ________ and Socialist trenches and hears of the fall of Málaga.
NazismFascismItalian FascismTotalitarianism

Question 7: The chapter ends on his centuria's arrival at trenches near ________ and the first time a bullet nearly hit him.

Question 8: ________ described in Homage to Catalonia
Fenner Brockway, Baron BrockwayGeorge OrwellIndependent Labour PartyILP Contingent

Question 9: Homage to Catalonia is political journalist and novelist ________'s personal account of his experiences and observations in the Spanish Civil War, written in the first person.
George Orwell bibliographyBurmese DaysNineteen Eighty-FourGeorge Orwell


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