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  • 1. 

    Discuss the meaning of the section title, "The Sieve and the Sand." Use details from the text. Check over your response before you submit to ensure that your answer is meaningful and readable!

  • 2. 

    What are the seashell radios and what is their purpose in the plot?

  • 3. 

    What are the parlor walls and what is their purpose in the plot?

  • 4. 

    What is the mechanical hound and what is its purpose in the plot?

  • 5. 

    The book that Montag took from the old lady's house was...

    • A.

      A copy of the Declaration of Independence

    • B.

      The Bible

    • C.

      The Works of William Shakespeare

    • D.

      A book of poetry

    Correct Answer
    B. The Bible
    Explanation
    Montag took a book from the old lady's house, and the correct answer is The Bible. In the dystopian society depicted in the novel Fahrenheit 451, books are banned and burned. The Bible is a significant book, and its inclusion in the options suggests its importance and the potential consequences of possessing it. The novel explores themes of censorship, knowledge, and the power of books, making the Bible a fitting choice for Montag's forbidden discovery.

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  • 6. 

    Who does Montag turn to for help understanding the books he has stolen?

    • A.

      Beatty

    • B.

      Mildred

    • C.

      Faber

    • D.

      Clarisse

    Correct Answer
    C. Faber
    Explanation
    Montag turns to Faber for help understanding the books he has stolen. Faber is a retired English professor who Montag seeks out because of his knowledge and understanding of literature. Faber becomes Montag's mentor and guides him in his journey to comprehend the meaning and importance of books. Faber provides Montag with guidance and advice on how to navigate the oppressive society they live in and helps him develop a deeper understanding of the power of literature.

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  • 7. 

    At the end of the chapter, the firemen get a call to rush to a house. Whose house is it?

    • A.

      Montag's

    • B.

      Faber's

    • C.

      Beatty's

    • D.

      Clarisse's

    Correct Answer
    A. Montag's
    Explanation
    In the given question, the correct answer is Montag's. This can be inferred from the information provided that at the end of the chapter, the firemen receive a call to go to a house. Since Montag is the main character in the story, it is logical to assume that it is his house they are called to.

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  • 8. 

    What does Beatty use to support his argument that books are bad?

    • A.

      Stories from the days before books were banned.

    • B.

      Quotations from literature.

    • C.

      The slogans of the state.

    • D.

      The information given over the parlor walls.

    Correct Answer
    B. Quotations from literature.
    Explanation
    Beatty uses quotations from literature to support his argument that books are bad. By referencing these quotes, he highlights the ideas and perspectives that books contain, which he believes can be dangerous and disruptive to society. Beatty likely uses these quotations to illustrate how books can challenge the status quo and encourage independent thinking, which he sees as a threat to the stability and conformity that the state promotes.

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  • 9. 

    How does Montag get his reluctant new friend to help?

    • A.

      Bribes him with money.

    • B.

      Appeals to his sense of responsibility

    • C.

      Starts destroying pages from the book he brought with him

    • D.

      Threatens to turn him in to the firemen if he does not agree to help.

    Correct Answer
    C. Starts destroying pages from the book he brought with him
    Explanation
    Montag gets his reluctant new friend to help by starting to destroy pages from the book he brought with him. This action creates a sense of urgency and desperation, forcing his friend to take action in order to prevent further destruction. It also demonstrates the importance and value of the book, appealing to his friend's curiosity and sense of responsibility to preserve knowledge.

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  • 10. 

    Why does Montag get upset with Mildred and her friends. CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.

    • A.

      They only want to watch TV

    • B.

      He doesn't like their reasons for voting in the last election.

    • C.

      They treat death and war as something unimportant.

    • D.

      None of them stayed to listen to his poem.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. They only want to watch TV
    B. He doesn't like their reasons for voting in the last election.
    C. They treat death and war as something unimportant.
    Explanation
    Montag gets upset with Mildred and her friends because they prioritize watching TV over engaging in meaningful activities or conversations. He also dislikes their reasons for voting in the last election, possibly indicating that they voted without considering important issues. Additionally, Montag is disturbed by their casual attitude towards death and war, suggesting that they do not value or understand the gravity of these subjects.

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