Fahrenheit 451 Part 2
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  • Question 1
    180 seconds
    Q.

    What book is Montag trying to memorize on the subway train on the way to Faber's house?

    answer choices

    The Odyssey

    The Bible

    Gulliver's Travels

    The Great Gatsby

  • Question 2
    180 seconds
    Q.

    How does Montag know who Faber is?

    answer choices

    Montag met Faber at a park

    Faber is a retired fire chief

    Montag had gone on a call to Faber's house

    Faber was Montag's old teacher

  • Question 3
    180 seconds
    Q.

    Montag's memory of the sieve could be a symbol of _______

    answer choices

    How people have no choice

    How fate is inevitable

    How knowledge is hard to grasp

    How time flies

  • Question 4
    180 seconds
    Q.

    When Montag comes home from Faber's house, _____

    answer choices

    He reads the poem "Dover Beach" to Mildred and her friends

    He finds out Mildred has been destroying his books

    He hides the books in a new place

    All of the above

  • Question 5
    180 seconds
    Q.

    Though Faber has clear morals and acts as a mentor to Montag, what is his biggest flaws?

    answer choices

    Cowardice

    Selfishness

    Indifference

    Pride

  • Question 6
    180 seconds
    Q.

    Ironically, what does Captain Beatty use to support his arguments about why books are dangerous?

    answer choices

    News reports on the wall

    The words of the president

    Quotes from literature

    Pictures of his family

  • Question 7
    180 seconds
    Q.

    How does Montag get Faber to agree to help him?

    answer choices

    Bribes him with money

    Begins tearing out pages of the Bible

    Burns down his library

    Threatens to turn him in

  • Question 8
    180 seconds
    Q.

    At the end of Part 2, the firemen go on a call to whose house?

    answer choices

    The president's house

    Faber's house

    Montag's house

    Clarisse's house

  • Question 9
    180 seconds
    Q.

    Why does Montag get angry with Mildred and her friends?

    answer choices

    All they want to do is watch TV

    They voted on candidates in the election for shallow reasons

    They say that war is not important

    All of the above

  • Question 10
    180 seconds
    Q.

    What are the three things we need from books according to Faber?

    answer choices

    Leisure, time, and money

    Quality of information, leisure, and freedom

    Fire, matches, and money

    Freedom, entertainment, and purpose

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The book that Montag stole from the old woman's house is a copy of —

    answer choices

    Frankenstein

    The Bible

    a collection of poetry

    The Odyssey

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A symbol is something in a story—an object, an image, a concept, etc.—that has some kind of deeper meaning than just the literal meaning. Montag's memory of the sieve could best be a symbol of —

    answer choices

    how knowledge is elusive

    how time flies

    how people have no choice but to change over time

    how fate is inevitable

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Who says, "So now do you see why books are hated and feared? They show the pores in the face of life"?

    answer choices

    Faber

    Montag

    Mildred

    Clarisse

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Who says, “Here we go to keep the world happy, Montag!”?

    answer choices

    Clarisse

    Faber

    Beatty

    Mildred

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Who says, "Go home and think how it all happened and what did you ever do to stop it? Go home, go home! . . . Before I knock you down and kick you out the door!”?

    answer choices

    Clarisse

    Montag

    Beatty

    Faber

  • Question 16
    120 seconds
    Q.

    What was Faber's past profession?

    answer choices

    a doctor

    a politician

    an English professor

    a musician

  • Question 17
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Montag hides his copy of the bible when he is traveling to Faber's house on the subway.

    answer choices

    True

    False

  • Question 18
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Where do people of Montag's time go to receive their religion?

    answer choices

    Bibles

    church

    school

    their TV parlors

  • Question 19
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Why does Faber ask Montag to give him money?

    answer choices

    Faber wants McDonald's.

    Faber is in debt to the government.

    Faber needs a new home.

    Faber has a friend who can make them copies of books.

  • Question 20
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Montag decides to not turn any of his books in to Captain Beatty.

    answer choices

    True

    False

  • Question 21
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Who was outside Montag and Midlred's door while Montag was reading the books he grabbed from his ceiling vents?

    answer choices

    Faber

    Clarisse

    the mechanical hound

    Captain Beatty

  • Question 22
    120 seconds
    Q.

    What literary device is shown in the quote "The parlor was dead and Mildred kept peering in at it with a blank expression…”

    answer choices

    simile

    personification

    allusion

  • Question 23
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Which line shows Mrs. Bowles cold, detached tone when she talks about her children?

    answer choices

    “I’ve had two children by Caesarean section.”

    “I put up with them when they come home three days a month."

    “Besides, they sometimes look just like you, and that’s nice.”

  • Question 24
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Bradbury includes the phrase "Some were missing and he knew that she had started on her own slow process of dispersing the dynamite in her house, stick by stick." to show that:

    answer choices

    Mildred wants the books out of her house so she doesn't lose everything.

    Mildred burns the books to heat the house since it is cold outside.

    Mildred likes the books so much she is about to explode.

  • Question 25
    120 seconds
    Q. Which two techniques are used in the following quotation? "He stared at the parlor that was dead and gray as the waters of an ocean..."
    answer choices
    imagery and hyperbole
    foreshadowing and metaphor
    personification and simile
    allusion and diction
  • Question 26
    120 seconds
    Q. "Christ is one of the 'family' now. He's a regular peppermint stick now, all sugar-crystal and saccharine, making veiled references to certain commercial products." The comparison in red is an example of _____.
    answer choices
    metaphor
    simile
    allusion
    personification
  • Question 27
    20 seconds
    Q. Mildred's circle of friends includes all of the following women, EXCEPT:
    answer choices
    Mrs. Bowles
    Mrs. Phelps
    Mrs. McClellan
  • Question 28
    20 seconds
    Q. What is the purpose of the device Faber gives Montag?
    answer choices
    To track his movements ("Find My iMontag")
    To provide audio readings of the books.
    To disguise his scent from the Hound.
    To allow him to speak to Montag through radio transmission.
  • Question 29
    30 seconds
    Q. What conspiracy does Montag discuss with Faber?
    answer choices
    To plant books in firemen's houses.
    To program the Mechanical Hound against Captain Beatty.
    To read books through people's earbuds.
    To burn down the firehouse.
  • Question 30
    30 seconds
    Q. Which poem does Montag read aloud to Mildred's friends?
    answer choices
    Don't Go Gentle Into That Good Night
    Dover Beach
    The Road Not Taken
    Hope Is the Thing With Feathers
  • Question 31
    30 seconds
    Q. Each of the following show how cold and impersonal Mildred's friends are EXCEPT:
    answer choices
    'I plunk the children in school nine days out of ten. I put up with them when they come home three days a month."
    "I've had two children by Caesarian section. No use going through all that agony for a baby!"
    "Mrs. Phelps was crying. She sobbed uncontrollably."
    "He said, if I get killed off, you just go right ahead and don't cry, but get married again, and don't think of me."
  • Question 32
    30 seconds
    Q. What literary devise is the following an example of?
    Dandy Dental Detergent, Denham's Dentifrice, Dentrifice, Dentrifice
    answer choices
    simile
    metaphor
    alliteration
    onomatopeis
  • Question 33
    900 seconds
    Q.

    What is the main communication difficulty between Montag and Mildred?

    answer choices

    Mildred rarely hears Montag because there is always some form of distraction in her ears

    He doesn't listen to her because she is always talking about politics

    They hate each other so they never try to communicate

    Mildred is so much smarter than Montag that he can't keep up with her breezy conversation

  • Question 34
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What problem does Montag face regarding which book to turn into Beatty?

    answer choices

    Montag isn't sure if Beatty knows which book Montag has.

    Mildred mixed the books up, so he isn't sure which one he took from the lady's house.

    Montag thinks Beatty will set the mechanical hound to Montag even if he returns a book.

    Montag cannot face Beatty and the other firemen knowing his feelings now about books.

  • Question 35
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following is NOT something Faber says society needs regarding books?

    answer choices

    quality of information

    rights to act on what is read

    leisure time to absorb information

    tutors to help people understand information

  • Question 36
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What does Montag read to Mildred and her friends?

    answer choices

    a famous letter

    an excerpt from a novel

    a speech about freedom

    part of a poem

  • Question 37
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Mildred and her friends mostly base their presidential votes based on a candidates _________?

    answer choices

    opinions

    appearance

    education

    money

  • Question 38
    60 seconds
    Q. Captain Beatty says, “A book is a loaded gun in the house next door.  Burn it. Breach man’s mind.  Who knows who might be the target of the well-read man?” (58). This extended metaphor implies that:
    answer choices
    Books help humans to expand their minds and reach their full potential.
    Without books, mankind is lost.
    Books influence people to engage in crime.
    Books do more harm than good; they give people ideas, which make them dangerous.
  • Question 39
    60 seconds
    Q. How do the firemen know which houses have books in them?
    answer choices
    The books all have bar codes on the back cover; these can be read for up to one mile
    They conduct random searches
    Neighbors, family members, and friends become informants and tell the authorities
    The Mechanical Hound is programmed to smell them out
  • Question 40
    30 seconds
    Q.

    When Montag is having trouble memorizing the Bible, Bradbury uses “The Sieve and the Sand” to show which dystopian trait?

    answer choices

    The government wants everyone to go to the beach.

    Propaganda is used to control citizen’s thoughts.

    Citizens fear the outside world.

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