Fahrenheit 451 Part 1: The Hearth and the Salamander Summary


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In the novel Fahrenheit 451, Guy Montag is a ___________ that _________ fires.

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1. In Part 1 of the novel Fahrenheit 451, the relationship between Guy Montag and his wife Mildred can best be described as:

2. What happens to Clarisse McClellan in Part 1 of Fahrenheit 451?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will ask you several questions about Part 1 of Ray Bradbury's famous novel, Fahrenheit 451. You'll answer questions about the novel's protagonist, main characters and key events.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz asks you to:

  • Know who Guy Montag is and what he does
  • Describe Guy's relationship with his wife
  • Understand what happens to Clarisse McClellan
  • Assess Captain Beatty's explanation of book banning
  • Recall what Guy hides in his air conditioning vent

Skills Practiced

This quiz helps you practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use what you know about Guy Montag to answer a question about his relationship with his wife
  • Information recall - access knowledge you've gained regarding what Guy is hiding in his air conditioning vent
  • Reading comprehension - take away the most important information from the related lesson on Fahrenheit 451 Part 1

Additional Learning

Read the related lesson, Fahrenheit 451 Part 1: The Hearth and the Salamander Summary, to gain a deeper understanding of this novel's first section. The lesson includes the following learning objectives:

  • Understand the significance of the novel's title
  • Learn about Bradbury's use of the hearth and salamander
  • Know how old Clarisse McClellan is