A Trivia Quiz On Fahrenheit 451 Novel!

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Have you ever heard of the book Fahrenheit 451? Ray Bradbury said that the novel was inspired by the problematic era in which they were living. It was the McCarthy era when paranoia was high, and freedoms were being tested. This quiz emphasizes how Montag first met Clarisse McClellan and who comes to tell Montag about how the world started to ban technology. If you like this book, you certainly must complete this extraordinary quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How does Montag feel about his job at the very beginning of the book?
    • A. 

      Cautious and Unsure.

    • B. 

      Enthusiastic and Confident.

    • C. 

      Rebellious and Non-Accepting.

    • D. 

      He did not have a job.

  • 2. 
    According to Clarisse, if you were to show a jet car driver a green blur, what would he think that was?
    • A. 

      A house

    • B. 

      A rose garden

    • C. 

      Grass

    • D. 

      A cow

  • 3. 
    What did Mildred think/pretend happened the night before, when she was denying that she took too many pills?
    • A. 

      Visited the firehouse.

    • B. 

      Read illegal books.

    • C. 

      Watched her shows in the parlor.

    • D. 

      A party.

  • 4. 
    What does Montag think happened to the Mechanical Hound that made it not like him?
    • A. 

      Somebody messed with his combination on the Hound's "memory" system.

    • B. 

      He once tripped over the Hound and injured it.

    • C. 

      The Hound sensed that he was reading books.

    • D. 

      The Hound did not like only being programed to hunt and kill.

  • 5. 
    Montag thought that it was fitting for the woman to be at her house while they burned it and her books.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Clarisse McClellan died when she was run over by a car.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Captain Beatty comes to tell Montag about how the world started to ban technology, and a world dictator was installed, who wanted only sadness for the people.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The                                     is made of wires and steel, and is programed to kill. It has developed a threatening nature, when confronted with Montag, which leads him to believe that it has started to think for itself.
  • 9. 
    How did Montag first meet Clarisse McClellan?
    • A. 

      He met her at a park.

    • B. 

      He met her at the fire station.

    • C. 

      His wife introduces him to Clarisse.

    • D. 

      He is walking home and he feels that somebody is there, and then he sees her.

  • 10. 
    Fill in the blanks: ____________ asks ______________ this important question: "Are you happy?
    • A. 

      Beatty-Montag

    • B. 

      Clarrise-Montag

    • C. 

      Montag-Mildred

    • D. 

      Montag-Clarrise

  • 11. 
    Why did Montag decide to be a fireman?
    • A. 

      He needed money to support Mildred.

    • B. 

      He wasn't smart enough to do anything intellectual.

    • C. 

      He didn't get accepted into the police academy.

    • D. 

      His dad and grandpa were fireman.

  • 12. 
    Mildred likes to hit animals with her car to make herself feel better.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Roughly how many books does Montag have hidden behind the vent in his house?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      100

  • 14. 
    Which character talks for a long time about what he or she knows about the history of fireman, technology, education, and the way society currently works?
    • A. 

      The old woman

    • B. 

      Beatty

    • C. 

      Montag

    • D. 

      Clarisse

  • 15. 
    What is Mildred's attitude toward the woman who died with her books?
    • A. 

      She's mad at the woman.

    • B. 

      She's happy about her death.

    • C. 

      She's only worried about her husband's well-being.

    • D. 

      She's sad about her death.

  • 16. 
    Mildred's cousins, aunts, and uncles are actually people on her TV walls and not her actual family.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Which emblem on the fireman's uniforms symbolizes the ability to survive in fire?
    • A. 

      Firetruck

    • B. 

      Phoenix

    • C. 

      Salamander

    • D. 

      Cobra snake

  • 18. 
    When this character is asleep, his/her bedroom is compared to a tomb or mausoleum.  Who is this character?
    • A. 

      Mildred

    • B. 

      Beatty

    • C. 

      Clarisse

    • D. 

      Montag

  • 19. 
    Why did books become shorter and less controversial?
    • A. 

      Books cause some people to be smarter than others.

    • B. 

      People only wanted to have fun.

    • C. 

      Nobody wanted to offend the minorities.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 20. 
    Which character loves his/her TV family more than real people?
    • A. 

      Mildred

    • B. 

      Beatty

    • C. 

      Montag

    • D. 

      Clarisse

  • 21. 
    Montag realizes that if Mildred were to die, he would:
    • A. 

      Not be able to sleep

    • B. 

      Marry Clarisse

    • C. 

      Commit suicide

    • D. 

      Not cry

  • 22. 
    Children start kindergarten very early so that their parents can't teach them how to think.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    The government is responsible for the current state of their own society.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    What is the main reason Montag is so upset?
    • A. 

      He hates burning books.

    • B. 

      This is the first time he has seen the owner of the house die while they burned books.

    • C. 

      He wants to be a policeman instead.

    • D. 

      This was the first time he had seen a fire.

  • 25. 
    The machine that pumps the sleeping pills from Mildred's stomach is compared to a:
    • A. 

      Bee

    • B. 

      Snake

    • C. 

      Salamander

    • D. 

      Centerfuge

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