The Giver - 1

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The Giver Quizzes & Trivia

This assessment would be appropriate for a 7th grade Comm. Arts class reading Lois Lowry's "The Giver. " This assessment is over chapters 1-7 of the book.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In Chapter 3 Jonas describes an experience he had while playing catch with his friend Asher.The two boys are playing with an apple and Jonas describes something happening to the applewhile they play.  In one or two sentences, give your opinion as to what Jonas sees happeningto the apple.
  • 2. 
    Explain why Jonas is apprehensive about the Ceremony of Twelve.  Answer using 1-4 complete sentences.
  • 3. 
    In one or two sentences, predict what it means when a member of the community is "Released."
  • 4. 
    In the beginning chapters of "The Giver," we learn that Jonas is apprehensive about the upcoming 'Ceremony of Twelve.'  What happens in the Ceremony of Twelve?
    • A. 

      You are assigned your real name.

    • B. 

      You are assigned the person you are to marry.

    • C. 

      You assigned assigned to an institute of higher learning.

    • D. 

      You are assigned your job.

  • 5. 
    Why is there very little honor for Birthmothers in Jonas' society?
    • A. 

      After three years, you do hard physical labor until you enter the House of the Old.

    • B. 

      Members of this society considered it unclean to give birth to babies.

    • C. 

      Birthmothers are not allowed to continue their schooling once they have a baby.

    • D. 

      Birthmothers are considered insensitive because they give up their babies.

  • 6. 
    What can members of the Community apply for if they feel they don't fit in with the Community?
    • A. 

      Replacement

    • B. 

      Treatment

    • C. 

      Elsewhere

    • D. 

      Nurture

  • 7. 
    When Jonas describes his dream, he describes feeling a strong "wanting."  What do hiscall this wanting?
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