City Of Ember Ch 1-3

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City Of Ember Ch 1-3

10 questions


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    "On either side was a sheer wall of dark reddish stone, glistening with dampness. What does this sentence mean?
    • A. 

      There were small streams of water running down the walls.

    • B. 

      The walls were frozen with dark red water.

    • C. 

      The walls were slightly wet with moisture.

    • D. 

      There was a light reflecting off the river in the tunnel.

  • 2. 
    Arlin told Doon to stay in the workroom during lunch, but he didn't. What did Doon do during lunch on his first day of work?
    • A. 

      Listened to Arlin's conversation about Ember's problems

    • B. 

      Fixed a leaky pipe

    • C. 

      Located some unusual bugs

    • D. 

      Snuck into the generator

  • 3. 
    At what age did children of Ember receive assignments?
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      16

  • 4. 
    "Poppy dribbled Baby Drink down her chin." What does dribbled mean in this sentence?
    • A. 

      Slurped noisily

    • B. 

      Gushed downward

    • C. 

      Spilled in droplets

    • D. 

      Bounce back and forth

  • 5. 
    Why did Lina want to see the city of Ember from the roof of the Gathering Hall?
    • A. 

      She was curious about seeing the city from up high.

    • B. 

      She was told she should view the city if she had a chance.

    • C. 

      Doon had dared her to go to the top of the building.

    • D. 

      The Mayor thought it was the best place to deliver a message.

  • 6. 
    "Sometimes she plucked at a thread on her ragged cape or bent to pull on her socks, which were loose and tended to slide down around her ankles." What does this sentence tell you about Ember?
    • A. 

      The people were very poor.

    • B. 

      The clothes belonged to her father.

    • C. 

      Ember only gave children oversized clothes.

    • D. 

      The people wore many old clothes.

  • 7. 
    Where did Doon head after his first day of work?
    • A. 

      Home

    • B. 

      To Lina's

    • C. 

      To the schoolhouse

    • D. 

      To the Mayor

  • 8. 
    Why was Lina willing to trade jobs with Doon?
    • A. 

      Doon promised her money to trade.

    • B. 

      She always wanted to be a messenger.

    • C. 

      Her father needed her to deliver messages for him.

    • D. 

      Doon had always dreamed of working in Pipeworks.

  • 9. 
    Compare how Doon felt after his first day of work and how Lina felt after her first day of work.
    • A. 

      Doon felt ashamed; Lina felt worried about Ember.

    • B. 

      Doon felt discouraged and miserable; Lina felt happy and excited.

    • C. 

      Doon felt discouraged and miserable; Lina felt the same way.

    • D. 

      Doon was happy that he saw the generator; Lina felt nervous about getting in trouble.

  • 10. 
    "Pipeworks Laborer" Lina said in a choked whisper. How did she feel about her assignment?
    • A. 

      She was excited.

    • B. 

      She was scared.

    • C. 

      She was worried.

    • D. 

      She was upset.

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