The Sieve And The Sand Quiz: Gray Group

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The Sieve And The Sand Quiz: Gray Group

Questions and Answers
  • 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

  • 6. 
    Who does Montag turn to for help understanding the books he has stolen?
    • A. 

      Beatty

    • B. 

      Mildred

    • C. 

      Faber

    • D. 

      Clarisse

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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