Fahrenheit 451 Pg 41 - 61 Quiz

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Fahrenheit 451 Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz for enjoyment and challenge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Do you think that today's government would ever go to such extremes as to burn books just for the sake of appealing certain groups of people?
  • 2. 
    "He could feel the poison working up his wrists and into his elbows and his shoulders, and then the jumpover from shoulder blade to shoulder blade like a spark leaping a gap." What do you think this "poison" is?
    • A. 

      The alcohol from the beer he's been drinking.

    • B. 

      The need to read.

    • C. 

      He took to many painkiller pills

    • D. 

      HIS POWER LEVEL WAS OVER 9000!!!!!!!! (so he was thinking on a new plane of existence)

  • 3. 
    "He fell into bed and his wife cried out, startled. He lay far across the room from her, on a winter island separated by an empty sea." What do you think this quote represents?
    • A. 

      He and his wife were getting separated because of Clarisse's influence.

    • B. 

      The winter islands are represented by their cold beds.

    • C. 

      The sea represents how they are growing separate.

    • D. 

      Ray Bradbury likes winter wonderlands. :D

  • 4. 
    "Millie? ... " he whispered. "What?" "I didn't mean to startle you. What I want to know is..." "Well?" "When did we meet? And where?" Why do you think Montag has a sudden urge to know where/how they met?
    • A. 

      The government has brainwashed him.

    • B. 

      Clarisse planted a seed of doubt in his mind.

    • C. 

      He doesn't remember because he's drunk.

    • D. 

      He started watching Curious George! :D

  • 5. 
    "How do you get so empty? he wondered. Who takes it out of you? "  When do you think Montag starts noticing things like this?
    • A. 

      He's bored of all the TV programs.

    • B. 

      The walls are influencing him.

    • C. 

      He think she's really empty in comparison to Clarisse and himself.

    • D. 

      He thinks she's an Inferi (yes divyya, HP reference!)

  • 6. 
    "At least keep it down to the minnimum!" he yelled. "what?" she cried. "Keep it down to fifty-five, the minimum!" he shouted. "The what?" she shrieked. "Speed!" he shouted. And she pushed it up to one hundred and five miles an hour and tore the breath from his mouth. Why do you think that Montag and Mildred don't get along?
    • A. 

      He thinks that she's too shallow and doesn't think things through.

    • B. 

      He feels like being a bully.

    • C. 

      She feels like being a bully.

    • D. 

      They're both bullies.

    • E. 

      Clarisse is trying to make them break up.

  • 7. 
    "Mildred, do you know that girl I was telling you about?" "What girl?" She was almost asleep. "The girl next door.." "The girl next door?" "Oh, yes," said his wife. ... "I think she's gone," "Gone?" "Whole family moved out somewhere. But she's gone for good. I thinkk she's dead." Why do you think that Montag is asking Mildred about Clarisse?
    • A. 

      He's frustrated that Clarisse is dead.

    • B. 

      He thinks that maybe Mildred may be able to comfort him.

    • C. 

      He wants to prepare her for one of his famous punchlines.

    • D. 

      He doesn't like broccoli.

  • 8. 
    Why do you think Beatty suspects that Montag is in ownership of a book?
    • A. 

      Because Montag tried so hard to save the old woman.

    • B. 

      Because Montag said "Once upon a time..."

    • C. 

      Because its written all over his face (literally).

    • D. 

      Because Montag confided in Beatty the truth.

  • 9. 
    Do you think that Montag would have gone to work if he was sick, before he met Clarisse?
    • A. 

      Yes.

    • B. 

      No.

    • C. 

      Depends on how sick he is.

  • 10. 
    Why are books being burned?
    • A. 

      Because almost every book had a contradiction to one of the many societies out there, such as the Unitarians, the second generation Chinese, etc.

    • B. 

      Because the government were afraid that its enemies would spread propaganda using books.

    • C. 

      Because the government wanted to rewrite history in its own way, and any existing books might contradict them.

    • D. 

      Because the government thought that books were a weakness to national security.