The Giver, By Lois Lowry

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  • 1. 
    What scene does Jonas describe the first chapter that made him feel FRIGHTENED?
    • A. 

      His upcomming Ceremony of 12.

    • B. 

      An unusual plane flying over-head.

    • C. 

      The "change" of the apple.

    • D. 

      Asher's punishments ignoring the precision of language.

  • 2. 
    What happens at the Ceremony of 12?
    • A. 

      Jonas is assigned a Nurturer position.

    • B. 

      Lilly runs away.

    • C. 

      The Council of Elders cancells the ceremony.

    • D. 

      Jonas is skipped in line for his assignment.

  • 3. 
    What is the job of the Giver?
    • A. 

      To decide which memories are allowed into the community.

    • B. 

      To punish people when they break the rules.

    • C. 

      To hold and keep the memories of the whole world from the community and to aquire the wisdom the shape thier futures.

    • D. 

      To remeber everything that has happened to the Council of Elders.

  • 4. 
    What happens when people are "released" to "elsewhere"?
    • A. 

      They are killed.

    • B. 

      They are sent away to another community.

    • C. 

      They go to sleep for 15 years.

    • D. 

      They are put in jail.

  • 5. 
    How does Jonas experience the "Capacity to See Beyond" even before he is assigned as the new Receiver?
    • A. 

      He has weird dreams.

    • B. 

      He develops a crush on Fiona.

    • C. 

      He helps Gabriel to fall asleep.

    • D. 

      He sees an apple somehow "change".

  • 6. 
    If you lived in a world where all the bad things (war, prejudice, poverty, hate, violence, racism, murder, death) were removed, what then would also be removed?
    • A. 

      All the sad feelings that went with the bad things.

    • B. 

      Things like movies theaters, malls and restaurants.

    • C. 

      People.

    • D. 

      All the good things about life (love, respect, happiness, peace, individuality, life).

  • 7. 
    What was the Giver's daughter's name?
    • A. 

      Mary.

    • B. 

      Rachel.

    • C. 

      Maria.

    • D. 

      Rosemary.

  • 8. 
    What happened to the Giver's daughter?
    • A. 

      She was assigned to be the new Receiver but requested release 5 weeks into her trainning.

    • B. 

      She died because one of the Giver's memories that he transmitted killed her.

    • C. 

      She fell in love with a man and ran away with him to another community.

    • D. 

      The Council of Elders kicked her out of their community.

  • 9. 
    Choose the emotion or feeling that members of the community are not able to feel.
    • A. 

      Confusion.

    • B. 

      Anxiety and Nervesness.

    • C. 

      Love and Desire.

    • D. 

      Honor.

  • 10. 
    What is the first memory that the Giver transmitts to Jonas?
    • A. 

      War and death.

    • B. 

      Sledding down a mountain in the snow.

    • C. 

      Christmas.

    • D. 

      Rain.

  • 11. 
    What priviledge does the Community not allow its citizens?
    • A. 

      Choice.

    • B. 

      Eating.

    • C. 

      Bathing.

    • D. 

      Friends.

  • 12. 
    What happens that makes Jonas so angry he runs away with Gabriel?
    • A. 

      He is not allowed to pick Gabriel's new name.

    • B. 

      He is no longer allowed to take medication for any illnesses or minor injuries.

    • C. 

      The Giver told him that Elsewhere is really cool but he'll never be allowed to see it.

    • D. 

      He learns that when his father "releases" new-children that he actually kills them, and Gabriel is scheduled to be released.