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The Giver, Chapters 1-3

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This Quick Quiz will test your basic understanding of the events of Chapters 1-3 of "The Giver" by Lois Lowry.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What had frightened Jonas about a year ago?
    • A. 

      A thunderstorm

    • B. 

      A lion

    • C. 

      A jet

    • D. 

      A policeman

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Death

    • B. 

      Community service

    • C. 

      Jail

    • D. 

      Released from the community

  • 3. 
    What did the family do after eating the evening meal?
    • A. 

      Talked about their feelings

    • B. 

      Watched television

    • C. 

      Read a book together

    • D. 

      Helped clean up

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      That she wanted to go on vacation to another community

    • B. 

      A boy who cut in line

    • C. 

      That math class was too hard

    • D. 

      Falling and cutting her knee

  • 5. 
    What is a family in Jonas's community?
    • A. 

      Two children, one male and one female

    • B. 

      Parents could have as many children as they had funds to take care of the children properly.

    • C. 

      The number of children in a family depended on the jobs the parents had

  • 6. 
    What concern did Father have?
    • A. 

      He had to wait in line to buy gasoline.

    • B. 

      One of the newborns wasn't growing fast enough.

    • C. 

      He wanted a new job working with the elderly.

    • D. 

      He wanted a raise in his salary.

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      The number of children varied from year to year.

    • B. 

      There were always more girls than boys.

    • C. 

      There were always 50 children of each age.

    • D. 

      There were always more boys than girls.

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      He walked to work instead of riding his bicycle.

    • B. 

      He asked for three children.

    • C. 

      He looked up Gabriel's name.

    • D. 

      He stole something from work.

  • 9. 
    At what age did everyone stop celebrating birthdays?
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      21

  • 10. 
    What physical feature did Jonas and Gabriel have in common?
    • A. 

      Freckles

    • B. 

      Pale eyes

    • C. 

      Pug nose

    • D. 

      Black hair