City Of Ember Ch. 12-15

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City Of Ember Ch. 12-15

10 Questions


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  • 1. 
    Clary mentions that there is darkness in Ember. It's not just outside in the city, but it's also inside the people. What does she mean by this?
    • A. 

      People's hearts are becoming darker because of not enough supplies.

    • B. 

      The city is running out of light bulbs, and it's darker in Ember.

    • C. 

      The people are doing things that are wrong and not good for Ember

    • D. 

      The people were changing from a worried people to a happier people.

  • 2. 
    "His father would have plunged in with great enthusiasm. He would have helped them decipher the Instructions." What does "decipher" mean in this sentence?
    • A. 

      To build up; construct

    • B. 

      To figure out; decode

    • C. 

      To open; interpret

    • D. 

      To communicate; understand

  • 3. 
    What set of words best describe how Doon was feeling when the guards saw Lina running?
    • A. 

      Excited and prepared

    • B. 

      Fearful and apprehensive

    • C. 

      Breathless and tired

    • D. 

      Patient and calm

  • 4. 
    Lina and Doon had a difficult time figuring out how to use the candles and matches. What does this tell you about them?
    • A. 

      They have never seen or used candles and matches before.

    • B. 

      They are not very smart.

    • C. 

      Lina and Doon learned a different language than the one the Builders used.

    • D. 

      The instructions were not very clear.

  • 5. 
    What discovery did Lina and Doon find after they opened the door in the roped off tunnel?
    • A. 

      The Mayor had stored food for himself that the people of Ember should have known about.

    • B. 

      That Lizzie was taking extra food and giving it to children of Ember

    • C. 

      That the Mayor was sending a search party to look for a way out of Ember.

    • D. 

      That Looper was secretly taking the Mayor's food and giving it to Ember.

  • 6. 
    What did Lina and Doon do after they got off work early on the Song Rehearsal Day?
    • A. 

      Went to the library

    • B. 

      Went down into Pipeworks

    • C. 

      Went home

    • D. 

      Went to the Song Rehearsal

  • 7. 
    In chapter 14, Doon couldn't sleep. His father asked him if anything was wrong. Why didn't Doon tell his father what was going on?
    • A. 

      He wasn't sure if his father would believe him.

    • B. 

      His father was waiting for the Builders to come back and rescue them.

    • C. 

      He wanted to be the one to save Ember

    • D. 

      He knew that only children would be able to save Ember.

  • 8. 
    Lina went to the chief guard to tell him that the Mayor was stealing food. What effect did this action have on Doon and her?
    • A. 

      They were honored for finding extra food.

    • B. 

      The guards did not believe them and told them to stop telling lies.

    • C. 

      The guards arrested the Mayor and sent him to the prison room.

    • D. 

      They were being hunted by the guards.

  • 9. 
    Which evidence from the text supports this claim: Doon wanted to be famous and known throughout Ember as the one who saved the city.
    • A. 

      "Doon wanted to say, yes, Father, I'm concerned because the Mayor of our city is taking food for himself."

    • B. 

      "I'm also excited because I think there is a way out!"

    • C. 

      "He wanted to shout out to his father We've found the way out! But he held himself in for the sake of his moment of glory."

    • D. 

      "Doon gave up on sleeping and lay in a terrible state of impatience for the rest of the night."

  • 10. 
    The Instructions Lina found were for Egress of the City. What does Egress mean?
    • A. 

      Entrance

    • B. 

      Salvation

    • C. 

      Important

    • D. 

      Exit

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