Censorship in Fahrenheit 451: Examples & Analysis


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What is the definition of censorship?

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1. What is one example of censorship in Fahrenheit 451?

2. In the novel Fahrenheit 451, who was Montag's captain who explained the justification of censorship in the story?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is censorship and what are examples of it from the novel Fahrenheit 451? These are among the topics addressed in the practice questions found in this assessment tool.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz questions focus on:

  • The meaning of censorship
  • An example of censorship from the novel
  • The identity of Montag's captain who explains why censorship is needed
  • What purpose censorship serves in the novel

Skills Practiced

  • Defining a key concept - ensure that you can accurately define censorship
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding specific character names from the novel
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify examples and the purpose of censorship in Fahrenheit 451

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Censorship in Fahrenheit 451: Examples & Analysis allows you to further explore this subject. Using this lesson, you will learn:

  • The definition of censorship
  • The main way in which censorship is depicted in Fahrenheit 451
  • In what other ways censorship is used in the novel
  • How the use of censorship is justified in the novel