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Trivia: Brave New World

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1. What does Linda call The D.H.C.?






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






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






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






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






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






7. How does Bernard convince Lenina to go on a date with him?






8. Which caste of humans is considered the lowest?






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






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






11. What does Linda call The D.H.C.?






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






13. Why are Bernard Marx and Helmholtz Watson friends?






14. Bernard and Helmholtz are banished to...






15. The term for birth in the Hatchery is...






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






17. Why was Linda attacked by the other women of the village in the Reservation?






18. Who does not sleep with Lenina?






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






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






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






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






23. What color do delta babies always wear?






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






25. What color do delta babies always wear?






26. Where is the Savage Reservation located?






27. How many main castes are there?






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






29. Why was Linda attacked by the other women of the village in the Reservation?






30. What is Bernard Marx's main shortcoming?






31. Bernard and Helmholtz are banished to...






32. What World State sayings has to do with soma?






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






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






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






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






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






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






39. 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.'






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






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






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






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






44. How does Bernard convince Lenina to go on a date with him?






45. Who escorts the students through the hatchery?






46. How does the Solidarity Service end?






47. What World State sayings has to do with soma?






48. What was the first book that John read as a child?






49. How many main castes are there?






50. How are children in the Nursery conditioned to dislike books and flowers?