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Fahrenheit 451

Ray Bradbury

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

2. According to mythology, what is the salamander’s relation to fire?

3. How many times can the phoenix be reborn from its ashes?

4. Which of Clarisse’s relatives influenced her the most?

5. What was the occupation of Granger’s grandfather?

6. Which of the following Shakespeare tragedies does Beatty quote immediately before his death?

7. Which of the following books of the Bible does Faber read to Montag over the radio?

8. What are the earplug radios in the novel called?

9. What animal metaphor does Montag use to describe the stomach pump and blood-replacement machine used on Mildred?

10. Which woman cries when Montag reads poetry?

11. What is Clarisse’s last name?

12. How does Mildred claim Clarisse is killed?

13. How many legs does the Hound have?

14. Which drug does the Hound inject into Montag?

15. What is the name of the toothpaste advertised on the subway?

16. In whose home does Montag plant books?

17. What position did Faber hold before he retired?

18. Which poem does Montag read to Mildred and her friends?

19. What colors are the firemen’s uniforms?

20. What kind of liquor does Faber give Montag before he flees to the country?

21. How long a time period does the novel cover?

22. What does Granger’s group do before heading for the city after the bombing?

23. What does Montag follow to reach the Book People in the country?

24. What happens to the old woman whose house is burned by the firemen?

25. In what city did Montag meet Mildred?

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seems

by curthis_h, December 13, 2012

seems alot like we are now

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really

by donivankyleh, December 13, 2012

really

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What street

by ponylover12, February 24, 2013

what street does montage live on/ or is there even a street

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