City Of Ember Book Trivia Quiz!

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City Of Ember Book Trivia Quiz!

Have you ever read the book “City of Ember? ” It is a primary to middle school science fiction novel by author Jeanne Duprau. , published in 2003. The book takes place in Ember. Ember is an underground city that is threatened because of infrastructure and corruption, and this book is part of a series. This quiz will tell you everything you must know about the book “City of Ember. ” All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Lina dreamed of ______________.
    • A. 

      Singing in a traveling band

    • B. 

      Her parents coming back home

    • C. 

      A bright city

    • D. 

      Working in the greenhouses

  • 2. 
    Why was Granny tearing up the couch?
    • A. 

      Granny was looking for something that had been lost.

    • B. 

      Granny's money had fallen into the couch and she was trying to get it out.

    • C. 

      Granny wanted to use the stuffing to make a blanket for Poppy.

    • D. 

      Granny was unable to recall her day with Lina

  • 3. 
    What new job was recently created in Ember?
    • A. 

      Daycare workers

    • B. 

      Caregivers for the elderly

    • C. 

      trash sifters

    • D. 

      Greenhouse guards

  • 4. 
    What types of foods grew in the greenhouses?
    • A. 

      Tropical fruits

    • B. 

      Wheat and grains

    • C. 

      Vegetables

    • D. 

      Foods for the Outer Limits of Ember

  • 5. 
    What happened to Sadge?
    • A. 

      Sadge went outside the lighted areas of Ember and became frightened.

    • B. 

      Sadge fell off the ladder while working on the sprinkler system in the greenhouse and cut his hands.

    • C. 

      Sadge ran into a wild animal in the trash heap and was hurt trying to escape from it.

    • D. 

      Sadge ran into the guards and he was arrested after beginning an argument with them

  • 6. 
    Why were the people in Ember in such a panic?
    • A. 

      The people of Ember were afraid of the wild animals that lived outside the city.

    • B. 

      The people of Ember were running out of supplies.

    • C. 

      The people of Ember were afraid the city would flood with the next rain

    • D. 

      The darkness was ongoing and no flashlights were working in the city

  • 7. 
    The people from Ember had never _____________
    • A. 

      Used electricity before

    • B. 

      Met someone from another city/place other than Ember

    • C. 

      Climbed up a staircase

    • D. 

      Ate vegetables

  • 8. 
    What does Lina purchase but then later begins to feel guilty about her purchase?
    • A. 

      New coat for herself

    • B. 

      More food for herself and Poppy

    • C. 

      Yarn for the shop

    • D. 

      Colored pencils

  • 9. 
    What surrounds the City of Ember on all sides? 
    • A. 

      The mayor and the police force

    • B. 

      Darkness

    • C. 

      The river

    • D. 

      Volcano

  • 10. 
    Which food is eaten on a daily basis in the City of Ember?
    • A. 

      Potatoes

    • B. 

      Corn

    • C. 

      Carrots

    • D. 

      Chicken

  • 11. 
    Who made the statement" Letting anger take over can lead to unintended consequences"?
    • A. 

      Lina

    • B. 

      Doon's Dad

    • C. 

      Doon

    • D. 

      Mayor Cole

  • 12. 
    No one has been successful in creating a moveable light within the City of Ember--- all lights are indoors or street lights. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Looper sold Lina the colored pencils for a bargain price since he remembered her from the earlier message to the mayor. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Select the item that would be an item that is scarce within The City of Ember.
    • A. 

      Cooking oil

    • B. 

      Paper/pencils

    • C. 

      Paint

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    Select the person that would have stated this: " In my mind, I see another city. It isn't like Ember, it is white and gleaming." 
    • A. 

      Clary

    • B. 

      Doon

    • C. 

      Granny

    • D. 

      Lina

  • 16. 
    What event is described- " "shouts of alarm came from up and down the street, and then silence... Terror swept through her. I must stand still, she thought...She took a step. When she didn't bump into anything, she took another step, and the fingers of her right hand crumpled against something hard."
    • A. 

      Lina running in the streets delivering messages

    • B. 

      Lina was out in the street when Poppy was lost and the lights went out

    • C. 

      Lina was searching for grandma

    • D. 

      Lina saw Sadge in the street going crazy again

  • 17. 
    Doon found Poppy when she wandered into the street alone.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The mayor stated that the blackouts would stop and that more food and supplies were on the way at the town square meeting.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    How long did the lights remain out in Chapter 5---the longest blackout ever in Ember?
    • A. 

      20 minutes

    • B. 

      1 hour

    • C. 

      7 minutes

    • D. 

      15 minutes

  • 20. 
    Granny found what she was looking for at the end of Chapter 6.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False