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Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451


by Ray Bradbury

Fahrenheit 451: The Temperature at Which Southerners Turn On the Air Conditioning Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Fahrenheit 451? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What does Guy Montag do for a living?

Starts fires
Puts out fires
Breathes fire
Fires people
Insurance claims adjuster
Q. What are banned in this futuristic society?

Pornographic books and magazines
Children’s books
Ironically, books written by Ray Bradbury
All books
Q. What does Montag discover his wife has done?

Broken the law
Slept with his best friend
Gone to the bathroom without his permission
Overdosed on sleeping pills
Applied to have her name legally changed to "Heidi"
Q. What does Montag start stealing?

Well, just pens from hotel rooms, but that’s how it starts
Q. What was Faber’s prior profession?

Actor, if you can call that a profession
Q. What does Montag read to his wife’s friends?

In a shameless bit of self-promotion, The Martian Chronicles
A short story he had written
A notice proclaiming that the reading of notices is illegal, effective immediately
Q. What is one of the things that Montag torches?

His home
His wife
The fire station
The insurance documents indicating that he stands to receive a fortune in a total loss claim as long as the insurance documents don’t go up in flames
Q. To where does Montag flee?

The Mexican border
Only to the front door, and then his legs get tired
A river at the edge of the city
To the church, which grants him sanctuary
Q. Montag runs into a number of individuals on his way to the forest - what has each of them done?

Killed a man
Burned a book
Memorized a book
Written a screenplay
Q. What do Montag and his new friends decide to do?

Bomb the city
Rebuild society
Go downtown, maybe catch a flick
Write a book