SparkNotes Fahrenheit 451 Quiz

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  1. What is the significance of the title Fahrenheit 451?

    (A) It is the temperature at which germanium melts.
    (B) It is the temperature at which paper ignites and burns.
    (C) It is the maximum temperature of most ovens.
    (D) It is the temperature at which an Easy-Bake oven self-destructs.
    (B) It is the temperature at which paper ignites and burns.
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  2. According to mythology, what is the salamander’s relation to fire?

    (A) It hates it.
    (B) It is delicious roasted in it.
    (C) It eats it.
    (D) It lives in it.
    (D) It lives in it.
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  3. How many times can the phoenix be reborn from its ashes?

    (A) Three
    (B) One
    (C) An unlimited number
    (D) Nine
    (C) An unlimited number
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  4. Which of Clarisse’s relatives influenced her the most?

    (A) Her mother
    (B) Her grandfather
    (C) Her father
    (D) Her uncle
    (D) Her uncle
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  5. What was the occupation of Granger’s grandfather?

    (A) Racecar driver
    (B) Sculptor
    (C) Senator
    (D) Fireman
    (B) Sculptor
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  6. Which of the following Shakespeare tragedies does Beatty quote immediately before his death?

    (A) Julius Caesar
    (B) Macbeth
    (C) Othello
    (D) Hamlet
    (A) Julius Caesar
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  7. Which of the following books of the Bible does Faber read to Montag over the radio?

    (A) Deuteronomy
    (B) Revelations
    (C) Ecclesiastes
    (D) The Book of Job
    (D) The Book of Job
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  8. What are the earplug radios in the novel called?

    (A) Seashells
    (B) Flutes
    (C) Whistlers
    (D) White Clowns
    (A) Seashells
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  9. What animal metaphor does Montag use to describe the stomach pump and blood-replacement machine used on Mildred?

    (A) Snake
    (B) Salamander
    (C) Fish
    (D) Hound
    (A) Snake
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  10. Which woman cries when Montag reads poetry?

    (A) Mildred
    (B) Mrs. Bowles
    (C) Clarisse
    (D) Mrs. Phelps
    (D) Mrs. Phelps
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  11. What is Clarisse’s last name?

    (A) McClellan
    (B) Granger
    (C) Phelps
    (D) Faber
    (A) McClellan
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  12. How does Mildred claim Clarisse is killed?

    (A) By the Hound
    (B) In a fire
    (C) By a drug overdose
    (D) By a car
    (D) By a car
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  13. How many legs does the Hound have?

    (A) Eight
    (B) Six
    (C) Four
    (D) Three
    (A) Eight
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  14. Which drug does the Hound inject into Montag?

    (A) Procaine
    (B) Morphine
    (C) Codeine
    (D) Psilocybin
    (A) Procaine
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  15. What is the name of the toothpaste advertised on the subway?

    (A) Crain’s Crest
    (B) Finchman’s Fluoride Wonder
    (C) Denham’s Dentifrice
    (D) Abel’s AquaFresh
    (C) Denham’s Dentifrice
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  16. In whose home does Montag plant books?

    (A) Beatty’s
    (B) Black’s
    (C) Stoneman’s
    (D) McClellan’s
    (B) Black’s
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  17. What position did Faber hold before he retired?

    (A) Professor of history
    (B) Printer
    (C) Librarian
    (D) Professor of English
    (D) Professor of English
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  18. Which poem does Montag read to Mildred and her friends?

    (A) “The Flea”
    (B) “Dover Beach”
    (C) “The Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock”
    (D) “Ode on a Grecian Urn”
    (B) “Dover Beach”
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  19. What colors are the firemen’s uniforms?

    (A) Orange and red
    (B) Yellow and gray
    (C) Blue and red
    (D) Black and orange
    (D) Black and orange
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  20. What kind of liquor does Faber give Montag before he flees to the country?

    (A) Gin
    (B) Vodka
    (C) Rum
    (D) Whiskey
    (D) Whiskey
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  21. How long a time period does the novel cover?

    (A) About two months
    (B) A little over three weeks
    (C) About a year
    (D) Three days
    (B) A little over three weeks
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  22. What does Granger’s group do before heading for the city after the bombing?

    (A) Hold hands
    (B) Eat breakfast
    (C) Burn their books
    (D) Pray
    (B) Eat breakfast
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  23. What does Montag follow to reach the Book People in the country?

    (A) The river and the railroad tracks
    (B) The river and the highway
    (C) The river and the cowpath
    (D) The artery tunnel and the highway
    A) The river and the railroad tracks
  24. What happens to the old woman whose house is burned by the firemen?

    (A) She is put in jail.
    (B) She refuses to leave and dies in the fire.
    (C) She disappears mysteriously.
    (D) She is taken to a mental institution.
    (B) She refuses to leave and dies in the fire.
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  25. In what city did Montag meet Mildred?

    (A) New York
    (B) The unspecified city in which the novel is set
    (C) Chicago
    (D) Philadelphia
    (C) Chicago
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