City Of Ember The Instructions To Chapter 6

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City Of Ember The Instructions To Chapter 6

What have you learned so far from the novel, The City of Ember?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What color are the messenger jackets in the City of Ember? 
    • A. 

      Yellow

    • B. 

      Red

    • C. 

      Blue

    • D. 

      Green

    • E. 

      Different colors depending on how long you have been a messenger

  • 2. 
    What did Doon's father tell him about his job after the first day? 
    • A. 

      To notice what no one else does

    • B. 

      Be good at what you do

    • C. 

      He should change jobs after 3 months and work to repair the generator

    • D. 

      He should not return to his job because the mayor will find out that he switched jobs

    • E. 

      He said that he should help him with his job instead

  • 3. 
    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

  • 4. 
    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.

    • D. 

      The builders forgot to leave clues for the upcoming mayor

  • 5. 
    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, since it is an "underground city"

    • C. 

      The weather is always hot in the city

    • D. 

      Everything in the city of Ember was built of steel.

  • 6. 
    ______________________ was to keep "The Instructions" for The City of Ember.
    • A. 

      The oldest person in Ember

    • B. 

      The commissioners

    • C. 

      The Mayor

    • D. 

      The Chief Builder

  • 7. 
    What happened on assignment day?
    • A. 

      Students picked a job from a small cloth green sack as their new job

    • 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.

    • D. 

      The teacher and the mayor selected jobs for the students as they left school

  • 8. 
    Students were assigned to their jobs for ________ years.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 9. 
    According to the rumors that people are hearing, what condition was the City of Ember in?
    • A. 

      The city is rebuilding- they have brand new buildings

    • B. 

      Prospering with many new supplies

    • C. 

      Shortages and blackouts occur often

    • D. 

      The timekeeper died, so Lina will have to replace him

  • 10. 
    Why did Doon want to trade jobs with Lina?
    • A. 

      Lina had an easier job than Doon had drawn

    • 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.

    • D. 

      Doon's father did not want him to be a messenger in the city because it was too dangerous

  • 11. 
    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.

    • D. 

      Lina discovers that Granny is hiding a secret treasure

  • 12. 
    The loud sound that Doon heard when he first entered the tunnels was: 
    • A. 

      The generator

    • B. 

      The river

    • C. 

      Workmen with tools

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    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.

    • D. 

      He used the flashlight and it took him most of the day to find his route to work

  • 14. 
    What was unusual about the sequence of events in Chapters 2 and 3?  .
    • A. 

      Chapters 2 and 3 were the same day from the perspective 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

    • D. 

      Chapters 2 and 3 are from the perspective of the Mayor's viewpoint

  • 15. 
    Doon's father made his living by _____________ .        
    • A. 

      Delivering vegetables

    • B. 

      Guarding the mayor

    • C. 

      Repairing the generator

    • D. 

      Selling small parts

  • 16. 
    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

  • 17. 
    What new job was recently created in Ember?   
    • A. 

      Daycare workers

    • B. 

      Caregivers for the elderly

    • C. 

      trash sifters

    • D. 

      Greenhouse guards

  • 18. 
    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

  • 19. 
    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

  • 20. 
    Lina dreamed of ______________.    
    • A. 

      Singing in a traveling band

    • B. 

      Her parents coming back home

    • C. 

      A bright city

    • D. 

      Working in the greenhouses

  • 21. 
    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

  • 22. 
    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

  • 23. 
    What surrounds the City of Ember on all sides? 
    • A. 

      The mayor and the police force

    • B. 

      Darkness

    • C. 

      The river

    • D. 

      Volcano

  • 24. 
    Which food is eaten on a daily basis in the City of Ember?
    • A. 

      Potatoes

    • B. 

      Corn

    • C. 

      Carrots

    • D. 

      Chicken

  • 25. 
    Who made the statement" Letting anger take over can lead to unintended consequences"
    • A. 

      Lina

    • B. 

      Doon's Dad

    • C. 

      Doon

    • D. 

      Mayor Cole

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