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Trivia: Brave New World

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1. Why are Bernard Marx and Helmholtz Watson friends?






2. In Brave New World - sexual play between children is...






3. In Brave New World - sexual play between children is...






4. What Biblical phrase does Mustapha Mond use when children begin playing around him?






5. What two hypnopaedic lessons are the children in the Nursery learning during the boys' tour of the Hatchery?






6. Who escorts the students through the hatchery?






7. What does Soma symbolize?






8. How long does Lenina date Henry Foster?






9. What do people believe to be the cause of Bernard's strange character?






10. Which character shows contempt for the social control devices of the state?






11. What does 'V.P.S.' stand for?






12. After retreating to the lighthouse - what does John do that first attracts the reporters?






13. How does Lenina react to observing the Savage religious ritual?






14. Why are Bernard Marx and Helmholtz Watson friends?






15. Who said the following: 'Don't you want to be free and men? Don't you even understand what manhood and freedom are?'






16. What is the name of the process that allows the Hatchery to produce many clones from a single egg?






17. Who is John's father?






18. What is the purpose of the religious ritual performed by the Savages?






19. Mustapha Mond says that 'You can't have a lasting civilization without . . .'






20. Why does Fanny try to convince Lenina to be more promiscuous?






21. Why is Helmholtz first criticized by the World State authorities?






22. Where does Brave New World take place?






23. Which character shows contempt for the social control devices of the state?






24. Who said the following: 'I'm thinking of a queer feeling I sometimes get - a feeling that I've got something important to say and the power to say it -- only I don't know what it is - and I can't make any use of the power.'






25. How many main castes are there?






26. Who is John's father?






27. What motivates John's suicide at the end of the novel?






28. Why does Fanny try to convince Lenina to be more promiscuous?






29. What color do delta babies always wear?






30. How many main castes are there?






31. Explain 'HenryFord' and his importance in Brave New World






32. Where is the Savage Reservation located?






33. After his return from the Reservation with the Savage - what event leads to Bernard's fall from social grace?






34. What did Mustapha Mond do that almost got him exiled to an island?






35. How does Lenina react to observing the Savage religious ritual?






36. What color do delta babies always wear?






37. Bernard and Helmholtz are banished to...






38. Where does Brave New World take place?






39. How long does Lenina date Henry Foster?






40. What hymn is sung at the Solidarity Service that Bernard attends?






41. What is Bernard Marx's main shortcoming?






42. Early in the novel - Fanny Crowne lectures Lenina for her unacceptable social behavior.What is Lenina's fault - as Fanny sees it?






43. What is the lesson of the Cyprus experiment described by Mustapha Mond?






44. What motivates John's suicide at the end of the novel?






45. What are the institutions responsible for hatching the human beings of Huxley's world?






46. Mustapha Mond tells John that civilizations have to choose between God and...






47. What is Bernard Marx's main shortcoming?






48. What is the motto of the World State?






49. What is the origin of the title Brave New World?






50. After his return from the Reservation with the Savage - what event leads to Bernard's fall from social grace?