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Brave New World

Brave New World


by Aldous Huxley

Brave New World: Brave This Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Brave New World? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What does the “A.F.” designation mean as relates to dates in this book?

After Ford
After Five
After Fonda
After Fiesta
Q. What is a freemartin?

A kind of freemason
A sterilized female fetus
A kind of bird
A member of the top social caste
Q. Why are lower castes conditioned with a hatred for books?

So they won’t waste precious money on reading materials
So they won’t ever suffer from loathsome paper cuts
So they won’t get any funny ideas about witchcraft and wizardry
So they won’t waste the community’s time reading books that might decondition them
Q. What are the Delta children programmed to dislike?

Q. To what does the “hypnopaedic method” refer?

Teaching children while they are sleeping
Hypnotizing children to believe they are chickens
Tickling children while they are trying to eat
Creating large armies of obese children