City Of Ember Comprehension Quiz 1 (Ch.1-2)

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City Of Ember Comprehension Quiz 1 (Ch.1-2)

All answers can be found through reading of chapters 1 and 2 as well as class discussion.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The builders said the people must live in the city of Ember for at least _______________ years before leaving.
    • A. 

      5000

    • B. 

      200

    • C. 

      60

    • D. 

      1000

  • 2. 
    What happened to the chief buider's plan for the box?
    • A. 

      One mayor died before he could tell his successor about the box?

    • B. 

      The box was broken into, and its contents were stolen.

    • C. 

      The box was destroyed by a hammer.

  • 3. 
    What was different about the city of Ember?
    • A. 

      The city was build on an Island

    • B. 

      In the city the sky was always dark

    • C. 

      The weather stayed the same year round in the city of Ember

    • D. 

      Everything in the city of Ember was built of steel.

  • 4. 
    ______________________ was to keep the instructions for leavign the city of Ember.
    • A. 

      The oldest person in Ember

    • B. 

      The commissioners

    • C. 

      The Mayor

    • D. 

      The Chief Builder

  • 5. 
    What happened on assignment day?
    • A. 

      Students picked a job from a small cloth sack

    • B. 

      The mayor of Ember assigned jobs to the students based on their skills

    • C. 

      Students were allowed to pick job assignments based on their talents.

  • 6. 
    Students were assigned to their jobs for ________ years.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 7. 
    Which one of the following job assignemnts weas considered a "Bad" job?
    • A. 

      Greenhouse helper

    • B. 

      Timekeeper's assistant

    • C. 

      Messenger

    • D. 

      Pipeworks Labourer

  • 8. 
    What condition was the City of Ember in?
    • A. 

      Brand new buildings

    • B. 

      Prospering with many new supplies

    • C. 

      Shortages and blackouts

  • 9. 
    Why did Doon want to trade jobs with Lina?
    • A. 

      Lina had an easier job?

    • B. 

      Doon had a broken leg and would not be able to run all over Ember with messages.

    • C. 

      Doon wanted to work on the generator near Pipeworks.

  • 10. 
    The main idea of Chapter 1 "Assignment Day" is ______________________.
    • A. 

      Doon and Lina are such good friends that Doon will trade his good job for Lina's bad job

    • B. 

      The students of Ember find out what they will be doing for the next three years.

    • C. 

      The mayor of Ember with his vast, heavy build was a tyrant who loved to boss the students around.

  • 11. 
    Which statement from this chapter cotains a Cause and Effect relationship?
    • A. 

      Lina took off her shoes and socks, wrapped herself around the cold metal pole, and climbed up the light pole.

    • B. 

      Doon wanted to be near the generator, so he traded jobs with Lina.

    • C. 

      One by one the students reached into the sack and drew out job assignments?

    • D. 

      In the city of Ember, the sky was always dark.

  • 12. 
    Which Statement from thsi chapter is an opinion?
    • A. 

      Doon sat in the second row with his shoulders hunched, his eyes squeezed shut and his hands clasped together.

    • B. 

      The mayor was a man with a gray face.

    • C. 

      The mayor should go on a diet so that he would not get out of breath so easily.

    • D. 

      On Assignment Da the classroom was silent.

  • 13. 
    Basedon this chapter (Chapter 1) one could conlcude all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Chet will fix the generator, and there will be no more blackouts

    • B. 

      Messenger was a fun job because messengers are able to move freely through the city and not have to work behind a desk.

    • C. 

      Ember is a dreary place to live with a dark sky all the time

    • D. 

      The students were always excited on Assignment Day because they discovered what they would be doing for the next three years.

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