City Of Ember Comprehension Quiz 3 (Ch.3-4)

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City Of Ember Quizzes & Trivia

All questions are based on the readings and/or class discussions for chapter 3-4.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The loud sound that Doon heard when he first entered the tunnels was:
    • A. 

      The generator

    • B. 

      The river

    • C. 

      Workmen with tools

  • 2. 
    How was Doon to find his way around the Pipeworks?
    • A. 

      Doon used a compass.

    • B. 

      Signs were painted throughout the Pipeworks.

    • C. 

      All workers were supplied with a map.

  • 3. 
    Doon calculated that he was _____ feet underground.        
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      50

  • 4. 
    During his lunch break Doon _______.    
    • A. 

      Went to see the generator

    • B. 

      Meet friends a few tunnels down

    • C. 

      Went out of the tunnels to find Lina

  • 5. 
    Doon had a talent for _______.      
    • A. 

      singing

    • B. 

      Mechanics

    • C. 

      Bookwork

    • D. 

      Working with people

  • 6. 
    What was unusual about the sequence of events in Chapters 2 and 3?    .
    • A. 

      Chapters 2 and 3 were the same day from the prospective of two different characters.

    • B. 

      Chapter 3 was a flashback to an earlier time in the city of Ember.

    • C. 

      The events in Chapter 3 took place 240 years after the events in Chapter 2

  • 7. 
    Doon's father made his living by _____________ .        
    • A. 

      Delivering vegetables

    • B. 

      Guarding the mayor

    • C. 

      Repairing the generator

    • D. 

      Selling small parts

  • 8. 
    What hobby does Doon have?  
    • A. 

      studying insects

    • B. 

      collecting bottle caps

    • C. 

      Drawing pictures of people

  • 9. 
    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.

  • 10. 
    What new job was recently created in Ember?    
    • A. 

      Daycare workers

    • B. 

      Caregivers for the elderly

    • C. 

      trash sifters

  • 11. 
    What types of foods grew in the greenhouses?    
    • A. 

      Tropical fruits

    • B. 

      Wheat and grains

    • C. 

      Vegetables

  • 12. 
    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.

  • 13. 
    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

  • 14. 
    Lina dreamed of ______________.    
    • A. 

      Singing in a traveling band

    • B. 

      Her parents coming back home

    • C. 

      A bright city

    • D. 

      Working in the greenhouses

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