Advanced Reading Quiz I--zlata's Diary And The Hunger Games

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Advanced Reading Quiz I--zlata

You will complete 30 questions about the books we have been reading/listening to. This test is worth 60 points. You will answer multiple choice and true or false questions. Take a deep breath, stretch and get ready to earn 100%!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who is the main character's of The Hunger Games?(the one who is narrating the book)?

    • A.

      Gale Hawthorne

    • B.

      Katniss Everdeen

    • C.

      Effie Trinket

    • D.

      Primrose Everdeen

    Correct Answer
    B. Katniss Everdeen
    Explanation
    The main character and narrator of The Hunger Games is Katniss Everdeen. Throughout the book, the story is told from her perspective as she navigates the brutal and dystopian world of the Hunger Games. She is a strong and resourceful protagonist who volunteers to take her sister's place in the games and becomes a symbol of rebellion against the oppressive Capitol.

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  • 2. 

    In The Hunger Games, where does the Everdeen family live (the setting of the book)?

    • A.

      The Capitol in the nation of Panem

    • B.

      District 5 in the nation of Panem

    • C.

      District 13 in the nation of Panem

    • D.

      District 12 in the nation of Panem

    Correct Answer
    D. District 12 in the nation of Panem
    Explanation
    The correct answer is District 12 in the nation of Panem. In The Hunger Games, the Everdeen family lives in District 12, which is one of the twelve districts in the dystopian nation of Panem. District 12 is known for its coal mining industry and is located in the Appalachian region. It is a poverty-stricken district and the home of the protagonist, Katniss Everdeen.

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  • 3. 

    What are the Hunger Games?

    • A.

      When all Capitol residents play a board game for food and honor

    • B.

      A televised event where a boy and girl from each district fight to the death

    • C.

      A celebration of the rebellion against the Capitol

    • D.

      A lottery where the winner has to starve

    Correct Answer
    B. A televised event where a boy and girl from each district fight to the death
    Explanation
    The Hunger Games refers to a televised event where a boy and girl from each district are chosen to fight to the death. This event is a form of entertainment for the Capitol residents and serves as a reminder of the Capitol's control and dominance over the districts. The Hunger Games is a cruel and oppressive system that symbolizes the power imbalance between the Capitol and the districts.

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  • 4. 

    In The Hunger Games, Panem is a nation that is located on what used to be what continent?

    • A.

      North America

    • B.

      Canada

    • C.

      Australia

    • D.

      South America

    Correct Answer
    A. North America
    Explanation
    The correct answer is North America. In The Hunger Games, Panem is a dystopian nation that is located on what used to be North America. The story is set in a post-apocalyptic future where the continent has been divided into 12 districts, each controlled by the Capitol. The Hunger Games is an annual event where children from each district are forced to fight to the death as a form of entertainment for the Capitol.

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  • 5. 

    When are The Hunger Games taking place?

    • A.

      In the past

    • B.

      In the future

    • C.

      At present-day

    Correct Answer
    B. In the future
    Explanation
    The Hunger Games are taking place in the future. This can be inferred from the question itself, which asks about the timing of the event. The options given also indicate that the event is not happening currently or in the past, leaving the only logical choice as the future.

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  • 6. 

    Why did the Capitol decide to implement The Hunger Games in Panem?

    • A.

      The Capitol wanted to have control over all the districts.

    • B.

      The Capitol wanted to punish the districts for their past rebellion.

    • C.

      The Capitol didn’t decide, the people in the districts wanted The Hunger Games.

    • D.

      Both a and b.

    Correct Answer
    D. Both a and b.
    Explanation
    The Capitol decided to implement The Hunger Games in Panem because they wanted to have control over all the districts and also wanted to punish the districts for their past rebellion.

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  • 7. 

    What is Prim’s relationship to Katniss in The Hunger Games?

    • A.

      Prim is Katniss' mother

    • B.

      Prim is Katniss' opponent

    • C.

      Prim is Katniss' best friend

    • D.

      Prim is Katniss' sister

    Correct Answer
    D. Prim is Katniss' sister
    Explanation
    Prim is Katniss' sister. This is evident throughout the book series as Prim is described as Katniss' younger sister. They have a close bond and Katniss volunteers as tribute in the Hunger Games in order to protect Prim from having to participate in the deadly competition. Their relationship is a central theme in the story and drives much of Katniss' actions and motivations.

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  • 8. 

    What did Madge Undersee, the Mayor's 16 year old daughter give Katniss to take into the hunger games?

    • A.

      A gold mockingjay pin

    • B.

      An arrow and food

    • C.

      A water bottle

    • D.

      A gold set of earrings

    Correct Answer
    A. A gold mockingjay pin
    Explanation
    Madge Undersee, the Mayor's 16-year-old daughter, gave Katniss a gold mockingjay pin to take into the Hunger Games. This pin holds significance as it becomes a symbol of rebellion and hope throughout the series. The mockingjay pin represents the bird that is a hybrid of a mockingbird and a jabberjay, which was a failed experiment by the Capitol. The pin becomes a reminder of Katniss' strength and defiance against the oppressive Capitol regime.

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  • 9. 

    In The Hunger Games, what is the name of the boy tribute from District 12?

    • A.

      Gale Hawthorne

    • B.

      Hymitch Abernathy

    • C.

      Peeta Mellark

    • D.

      Catnip Everdeen

    Correct Answer
    C. Peeta Mellark
    Explanation
    Peeta Mellark is the correct answer because he is the male tribute from District 12 in The Hunger Games. He is chosen to participate in the annual Hunger Games along with the female tribute, Katniss Everdeen. Peeta plays a significant role in the story as he forms a complicated relationship with Katniss and becomes a symbol of hope and rebellion against the oppressive Capitol.

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  • 10. 

    Why isn't Prim going to play in the Hunger Games as a tribute for District 12?

    • A.

      Prim refused to play.

    • B.

      The people of Panem would not allow such a young girl to go.

    • C.

      Katniss volunteered to go for Prim in her place.

    • D.

      Prim's name wasn't reaped.

    Correct Answer
    C. Katniss volunteered to go for Prim in her place.
    Explanation
    Prim is not going to play in the Hunger Games as a tribute for District 12 because Katniss volunteered to go in her place.

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  • 11. 

    What is the name of Katniss' friend with whom she hunts and sells game on the black market?

    • A.

      Gale Hawthorne

    • B.

      Peeta Mellark

    • C.

      Hymitch Abernathy

    • D.

      Primrose Everdeen

    Correct Answer
    A. Gale Hawthorne
    Explanation
    Gale Hawthorne is the correct answer because he is Katniss' friend with whom she hunts and sells game on the black market. Gale is a skilled hunter and Katniss' closest companion. They rely on each other for survival and support in District 12, and their shared experiences create a strong bond between them. Gale plays a significant role in Katniss' life throughout the Hunger Games series.

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  • 12. 

    In The Hunger Games, what is a tessary?

    • A.

      When a child can take their name out of the reaping because they live in the Capitol rather than a District.

    • B.

      When a child can take their name out of the reaping because they are not starving.

    • C.

      When a child puts their name in the reaping more times so that they can win a food supply drawing/lottery.

    • D.

      When a child puts their name in the reaping more times so that their family gets more grain and oil to eat.

    Correct Answer
    D. When a child puts their name in the reaping more times so that their family gets more grain and oil to eat.
    Explanation
    A tessera is a token that allows a child to receive extra food rations for their family. In The Hunger Games, a child can choose to put their name in the reaping more times by taking a tessera. By doing so, they increase their chances of being selected as a tribute, but in return, their family receives additional grain and oil to eat.

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  • 13. 

    In Zlata's Diary, where does Zlata live (setting of the book?)

    • A.

      Banja Luka, Bosnia

    • B.

      Zenica, Bosnia

    • C.

      Moscow, Russia

    • D.

      Sarajevo, Bosnia

    • E.

      Omaha, Nebraska

    Correct Answer
    D. Sarajevo, Bosnia
    Explanation
    Zlata's Diary is set in Sarajevo, Bosnia. This can be inferred from the fact that Sarajevo, Bosnia is listed as one of the options and it is the correct answer.

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  • 14. 

    In Zlata's Diary, how old is Zlata when she is writing her diary?

    • A.

      11 years old

    • B.

      14 years old

    • C.

      15 years old

    • D.

      16 years old

    • E.

      17 years old

    Correct Answer
    A. 11 years old
    Explanation
    In Zlata's Diary, the correct answer is 11 years old. This means that Zlata is writing her diary at the age of 11.

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  • 15. 

    At the beginning of Zlata's Diary, Zlata is

    • A.

      Being flown to Paris for safety

    • B.

      Living in a nice apartment, practicing piano and writing about her friends

    • C.

      Shooting at all the people shooting at her

    • D.

      Working and going to college

    Correct Answer
    B. Living in a nice apartment, practicing piano and writing about her friends
    Explanation
    In the beginning of Zlata's Diary, Zlata is living in a nice apartment, practicing piano, and writing about her friends. This suggests that she is leading a comfortable and peaceful life, focusing on her hobbies and social circle. There is no indication of her being flown to Paris for safety, shooting at people, or working and going to college.

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  • 16. 

    In Zlata's Dairy, Zlata names her diary

    • A.

      Mimmy

    • B.

      Minnie

    • C.

      Mickey

    • D.

      Mimzy

    Correct Answer
    D. Mimzy
    Explanation
    In Zlata's Diary, the correct answer is Mimzy. This is because Zlata names her diary Mimzy.

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  • 17. 

    In The Hunger Games, what do the tributes do?

    • A.

      Steal and act like a gang

    • B.

      Jump Billy Bob

    • C.

      Eat frogs

    • D.

      Fight to the death

    Correct Answer
    D. Fight to the death
    Explanation
    In The Hunger Games, the tributes are selected from different districts to participate in a brutal competition where they fight each other until only one survivor remains. This fight to the death is the central theme of the story and serves as the main conflict that drives the plot forward. The tributes are forced to use their skills, intelligence, and resourcefulness to outwit and overpower their opponents in order to secure their own survival.

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  • 18. 

    Zlata's DiaryTrue or False: Zlata is staying at home for New Years.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Zlata's Diary is a book written by Zlata Filipović, a young girl who lived in Sarajevo during the Bosnian War. The diary documents her experiences and emotions during this time. Based on the given information, it can be inferred that Zlata is staying at home for New Year's. This is because the question asks whether Zlata is staying at home for New Year's, and the correct answer is "True."

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  • 19. 

    In Zlata's Diary,  Zlata's father gets called to duty for which reserve?

    • A.

      Army reserve

    • B.

      Police reserve

    • C.

      Fire fighters reserve

    • D.

      Reserving a place in Herzgovinia

    Correct Answer
    B. Police reserve
    Explanation
    In Zlata's Diary, Zlata's father gets called to duty for the police reserve. This means that he is a part of a group of individuals who are not full-time police officers but are called upon to assist the police force when needed. This could involve providing additional manpower during emergencies or special events, or filling in for regular officers who are unavailable. Being a part of the police reserve allows Zlata's father to contribute to maintaining law and order in their community while also carrying out his regular responsibilities.

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  • 20. 

    In Zlata's Diary, why didn't Zlata's parents wish her Happy Birthday?

    • A.

      They were throwing her a surprise party and didn't want to ruin the surprise.

    • B.

      They died in the war before her birthday.

    • C.

      They were worried about the war coming to Sarajevo.

    • D.

      They didn't have any money to buy her a gift.

    Correct Answer
    C. They were worried about the war coming to Sarajevo.
    Explanation
    Zlata's parents didn't wish her Happy Birthday because they were worried about the war coming to Sarajevo. This suggests that the family was living in a war-torn area and the parents were preoccupied with the safety and well-being of their daughter rather than celebrating her birthday. The fear and uncertainty caused by the war overshadowed any festivities or gift-giving.

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  • 21. 

    In Zlata's Diary, when Zlata begins to realize that there is fighting in her country, her initial reaction is one of:

    • A.

      Happiness and joy

    • B.

      Disbelief and worry

    • C.

      Non-challance

    • D.

      How it will ruin her birthday

    Correct Answer
    B. Disbelief and worry
    Explanation
    In Zlata's Diary, when Zlata begins to realize that there is fighting in her country, her initial reaction is one of disbelief and worry. This means that she finds it hard to believe that there is actually fighting happening in her country and she is concerned and anxious about the situation. This reaction is understandable as it is a natural response to the sudden realization of the violence and chaos happening around her.

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  • 22. 

    True or False: Zlata's Diary is a true story.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Zlata's Diary is a true story because it is a real-life account written by Zlata Filipović during the Bosnian War. The diary chronicles her experiences and emotions as a young girl living in Sarajevo during the conflict. The book gained international recognition and provided valuable insights into the devastating effects of war on innocent civilians. The authenticity and rawness of Zlata's Diary make it a powerful and credible true story.

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  • 23. 

    In Zlata's Diary, what instrument does Zlata play?

    • A.

      Saxophone

    • B.

      Flute

    • C.

      Violin

    • D.

      Piano

    • E.

      Djembe

    Correct Answer
    D. Piano
    Explanation
    Zlata plays the piano in the book "Zlata's Diary".

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  • 24. 

    In Zlata's Diary, she watches MTV, White Fang, and likes Michael Jackson and Madonna.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true because it states that in Zlata's Diary, she watches MTV, likes Michael Jackson and Madonna. This implies that she has an interest in popular music and entertainment, as she enjoys watching MTV and listening to these famous artists.

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  • 25. 

    In Zlata's Diary, Dubrovnik is

    • A.

      Zlata's friend

    • B.

      A city where the war has begun

    • C.

      The name of Zlata's diary

    • D.

      The name of Zlata's father

    Correct Answer
    B. A city where the war has begun
    Explanation
    In Zlata's Diary, Dubrovnik is described as a city where the war has begun. This suggests that the city is facing conflict and turmoil, which is a significant theme in the book. The author, Zlata Filipović, documents her experiences and the impact of the war on her life in the diary. By stating that Dubrovnik is a city where the war has begun, it highlights the setting and the challenges faced by Zlata and the people living there during this time of conflict.

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  • 26. 

    Which book does this image represent?

    • A.

      Zlata's Diary

    • B.

      The Hunger Games

    Correct Answer
    B. The Hunger Games
    Explanation
    The image represents The Hunger Games because it is a well-known book series and movie franchise that features a distinctive mockingjay pin, which is shown in the image. Zlata's Diary, on the other hand, is a memoir written by Zlata Filipović and does not have any association with a mockingjay pin.

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  • 27. 

    Which book does this image represent?

    • A.

      Zlata's Diary

    • B.

      The Hunger Games

    Correct Answer
    A. Zlata's Diary
    Explanation
    The image represents the book "Zlata's Diary" because it is the only option given. The other option, "The Hunger Games," is not represented by the image.

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  • 28. 

    Sarajevo is the capital city of Bosnia-Herzgovinia on what continent?

    • A.

      In North America

    • B.

      In Europe

    • C.

      In South America

    • D.

      In Antarctica

    Correct Answer
    B. In Europe
    Explanation
    Sarajevo is the capital city of Bosnia-Herzegovina, which is located in Europe. Therefore, the correct answer is "In Europe."

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  • 29. 

    True or False: Zlata volunteered in the Hunger Games

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because Zlata did not volunteer in the Hunger Games.

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  • 30. 

    True or False: Zlata's sister is named Prim

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is "Zlata's sister is named Prim." The answer is False because the statement is not true. It implies that Zlata has a sister named Prim, but there is no information or context provided to confirm this. Without any additional details, we cannot assume that Zlata has a sister named Prim.

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