Brave New World Part 1-chapters 1 Through 5

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Brave New World Quizzes & Trivia

Multiple choice questions on chapters, vocabulary list 2 and BNW part 1 vocabulary


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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      To show how automated the society is

    • B. 

      To show how strange the process of birth is now

    • C. 

      To show how Lenina is part of the social makeup

    • D. 

      To show how Bernard hates the world as it is now

  • 2. 
    What are the levels of the caste system in this new society?
    • A. 

      Alpha, gamma, beta, delta, epsilon

    • B. 

      Alpha, beta, delta, gamma, epsilon

    • C. 

      Alpha, beta, gamma, delta, gregis

    • D. 

      Alpha, gamma, beta, epsilon, delta

  • 3. 
    What is the Bokanovsky Process within the factory?
    • A. 

      It's the process where alphas are separated from gammas

    • B. 

      It's the process where one egg can make over 10,000 offspring

    • C. 

      It's the process where only one female and one male create all children

    • D. 

      It's the process where people are chosen to be controllers

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      They are sucked out of the jars

    • B. 

      They are put into an incubator and then drawn out through a tube

    • C. 

      They are decanted by popping the lid of the jar

    • D. 

      They are broken out of the jar by a hammer

  • 5. 
    We meet Lenina during her workshift at the factory who is immunizing babies for different climates as well as different jobs.  Each baby is organically conditioned to what?
    • A. 

      Be a part of the society

    • B. 

      Be used to aspects of their jobs by conditioning

    • C. 

      Be one in a million of Epsilons

    • D. 

      Be bokanovskified later on in the process

  • 6. 
    The director explains that babies are created in this factory like way because
    • A. 

      Families are disgusting and old fashioned

    • B. 

      Families are considered perversions of the way people relate

    • C. 

      Families are now split up into caste groups

    • D. 

      Families are too viviparous in nature

  • 7. 
    When the director shows the students the conditioning process, they see that babies are conditioned
    • A. 

      To like certain things and hate others

    • B. 

      To want only the things the director tells them to

    • C. 

      To talk and speak like Deltas do

    • D. 

      To be workers and thinkers like Alphas

  • 8. 
    What process is explained through the story of Rueben, the little Polish boy who learned things in his sleep by accident?
    • A. 

      Bokanovsky's process

    • B. 

      Conditioning 101

    • C. 

      Reading and writing

    • D. 

      Hypnopedia

  • 9. 
    Hypnopedia is not used to deliver information to the children while they sleep, it is used more to condition them to
    • A. 

      Stay within their borders of their caste

    • B. 

      Stay within the dating circle they were assigned to

    • C. 

      Stay within the morals of their caste

    • D. 

      Stay with the job they are given

  • 10. 
    Why does the director make the sign of the capital letter T after certain statements to the students?
    • A. 

      It is the broken cross to represent Jesus

    • B. 

      It is the sign of Ford, the new god

    • C. 

      It is the sign of Chevy to honor trucks and tires

    • D. 

      It is the sign of the Nazi party

  • 11. 
    We get to hear some of the repeated tape for each caste and what is the major difference between Alphas and Betas?
    • A. 

      Alphas are superior and Betas are just a step below

    • B. 

      Alphas are superior and Betas are just as great

    • C. 

      Alphas are superior and Betas are their servants

    • D. 

      Alphas are superior and Betas are in charge of telling everyone

  • 12. 
    The other purpose of all this conditioning is to make sure that each caste will not only understand who they are, but they will also
    • A. 

      Walk dogs and cats that are owned by Alphas

    • B. 

      Drink the wine made for their caste

    • C. 

      Eat the food they are told to

    • D. 

      Buy products they are told to

  • 13. 
    In the garden with the children, the students are shown what by the director?
    • A. 

      They see children playing and learning about sex with each other

    • B. 

      They see children playing music and coloring pictures

    • C. 

      They see children playing a game and losing and crying

    • D. 

      They see children playing with puppies and kitties

  • 14. 
    When we meet Mustapha Mond, the world controller for that region, he explains what to the students?
    • A. 

      Families are disgusting and history is crap

    • B. 

      Families are old fashioned and babies are in need of other teachers

    • C. 

      Families are broken up to start with and hypnopedia repairs it

    • D. 

      Families are disgusting and history is read as needed

  • 15. 
    What does this quote from Mustapha Mond mean:  "Without stability, civilization cannot exist."
    • A. 

      If we don't civilize everyone now, then we won't even out.

    • B. 

      If we don't stabilize people, they do whatever they want.

    • C. 

      If we don't have a way to even everyone out, then we must kill off some.

    • D. 

      If we don't even everyone out, then society will continue to be crazy

  • 16. 
    What was the event that triggered the change into the society of the novel?
    • A. 

      WW# WW3 WW3

    • B. 

      WW2

    • C. 

      10 years war

    • D. 

      9 years war

  • 17. 
    What do we find out about Bernard when we meet him in the elevator with Henry Foster?
    • A. 

      He hates Henry Foster

    • B. 

      He is in love with Lenina

    • C. 

      He is in love with Fanny, Lenina's friend

    • D. 

      He is not comfortable with who he is

  • 18. 
    Why is it important that Lenina have as many sex partners as possible and not stick with one man?
    • A. 

      Everyone belongs to everyone else

    • B. 

      Most people should have a lot of sex

    • C. 

      Everyone should have sex only with Lenina

    • D. 

      Most people should have sex with the ones they love

  • 19. 
    What is the connection between Helmholtz and Bernard?  What idea do they both share?
    • A. 

      They both want to date Lenina

    • B. 

      They both resist SOMA and write poetry

    • C. 

      They both see themselves as individuals and resist SOMA

    • D. 

      They both desire something new

  • 20. 
    What does annihilate mean?
    • A. 

      Destroy buildings

    • B. 

      Utterly destroy

    • C. 

      Nuke people

    • D. 

      Breathe in sharply

  • 21. 
    The opposite of contretemps is
    • A. 

      Rolling backwards

    • B. 

      Conflicting opinions

    • C. 

      Smooth sailing

    • D. 

      Awkward moment

  • 22. 
    The word that means the same as carnage is
    • A. 

      Canines

    • B. 

      Garage

    • C. 

      Healing

    • D. 

      Holocaust

  • 23. 
    Read the sentence and then answer the question: The viviparous way to breed pit bulls in one of the best ways to ensure the pups you want. Which sentence below uses viviparous in the same way as the bold faced sentence.
    • A. 

      Viviparous ways to eat lunch are not unknown to me.

    • B. 

      She has so much viviparous to her presentation.

    • C. 

      All of our cows tend to viviparously calf.

    • D. 

      Viviparous swipes at her cat made her angry.

  • 24. 
    The meaning of burgeon is
    • A. 

      Wither

    • B. 

      Blossom

    • C. 

      Connective

    • D. 

      Burnt

  • 25. 
    The opposite of sententious is
    • A. 

      Wordy

    • B. 

      Tense

    • C. 

      Questionable

    • D. 

      Amazing

  • 26. 
    Read the sentence and then answer the question: Their faces seemed maudlin after they heard about the tragedy. Which sentence below is maudlin used the same way as the bold faced sentence?
    • A. 

      Aunt Maudlin works out of her house for money.

    • B. 

      The maudlin music seemed to infect the audience with tears.

    • C. 

      At dinner, the maudlin seemed like it was overdone.

    • D. 

      Maudlin expressions make everyone feel better.

  • 27. 
    Which word below means the same thing as furtive?
    • A. 

      Shifty

    • B. 

      Alone

    • C. 

      Grow fast

    • D. 

      Stupid

  • 28. 
    Which word below means nearly the opposite of posthumous?
    • A. 

      Postnormal

    • B. 

      Postout

    • C. 

      Postmortem

    • D. 

      Postnotice

  • 29. 
    Which word below means the same thing as decant?
    • A. 

      Bowl

    • B. 

      Grab

    • C. 

      Scrape

    • D. 

      Tap

  • 30. 
    Which word below means the opposite of abject?
    • A. 

      Dishonorable

    • B. 

      Excellent

    • C. 

      Worthless

    • D. 

      Incredulous

  • 31.