Gift Of The Magi By O. Henry

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Gift Of The Magi By O. Henry

After reading or listening to the story "Gift of the Magi" by O. Henry, answer the following questions.   You are only allowed to take this quiz once.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How much does Jim make each week?
    • A. 

      $30

    • B. 

      $20

    • C. 

      $25

    • D. 

      It varies

  • 2. 
    How does Della get enough money to buy Jim's Christmas gift?
    • A. 

      She saves her money all year.

    • B. 

      She gets a job.

    • C. 

      She sells her hair.

    • D. 

      She sells her jewelry.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following phrases best identifies the theme of the story?
    • A. 

      It's the thought that counts.

    • B. 

      Money can't buy love.

    • C. 

      Love is the greatest gift of all.

    • D. 

      Good things come in small packages.

  • 4. 
    Jim's most prized possession is:
    • A. 

      His watch.

    • B. 

      His leather wallet.

    • C. 

      His gold watch chain.

    • D. 

      His prize hunting dog.

  • 5. 
    What did Jim get Della for Christmas?
    • A. 

      Hair combs

    • B. 

      A gold hairbrush

    • C. 

      A puppy

    • D. 

      New dishes

  • 6. 
    Which of the following events in the story is best described as ironic.
    • A. 

      Della saves money to buy Jim a Christmas gift.

    • B. 

      Della buys Jim a gold watch chain, but he sold his watch to buy her a gift.

    • C. 

      Dell counts her money, but there is not enough.

    • D. 

      Della loves the gift she receives.