The Giver Novel Trivia Quiz: Chapter 8 To 10

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  • 1. 

    What placement did Jonas receive?

    • A.

      What placement did Jonas receive?

    • B.

      Receiver of Memory

    • C.

      Attendant at the Rehabilitation Center

    • D.

      Law and Justice

    Correct Answer
    B. Receiver of Memory
    Explanation
    Jonas received the placement of Receiver of Memory.

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  • 2. 

    What happened to the last person that was chosen as Receiver of Memory?

    • A.

      She died.

    • B.

      She failed.

    • C.

      She was released.

    • D.

      She declined the appointment.

    Correct Answer
    C. She was released.
    Explanation
    The last person who was chosen as Receiver of Memory was released.

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  • 3. 

    What did the job of Receiver of Memory involve?

    • A.

      Physical pain, intelligence, integrity, bravery, and wisdom

    • B.

      Physical strength, health, blue eyes, good vision

    • C.

      None of the above

    • D.

      Both of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Physical pain, intelligence, integrity, bravery, and wisdom
    Explanation
    The job of Receiver of Memory involved various qualities and experiences. These included physical pain, as the Receiver had to bear the burden of painful memories. Additionally, intelligence was necessary to understand and interpret the memories. Integrity was important to ensure that the knowledge gained from the memories was used responsibly. Bravery was required to face the difficult and often traumatic memories. Lastly, wisdom was needed to make wise decisions based on the knowledge gained.

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  • 4. 

    How did Jonas feel after the selection?

    • A.

      Excited

    • B.

      Honored

    • C.

      Apartness

    • D.

      Sadness

    Correct Answer
    C. Apartness
    Explanation
    After the selection, Jonas felt a sense of "apartness." This suggests that he felt isolated or separated from others, possibly due to the unique role or responsibility he was given. This feeling of apartness could be a result of the newfound knowledge and experiences that set him apart from his peers. It implies a sense of distance or detachment from the community, highlighting the emotional impact of the selection on Jonas.

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  • 5. 

    What was one shocking rule on Jonas's list?

    • A.

      You must not get married.

    • B.

      You may lie.

    • C.

      You are no longer allowed to attend school.

    • D.

      You must no longer speak to Ashner and Fiona.

    Correct Answer
    B. You may lie.
    Explanation
    One shocking rule on Jonas's list was that he was allowed to lie. This goes against the usual moral standards and expectations of society, as lying is generally considered to be dishonest and unethical. It is surprising that such a rule would be included on the list, as it encourages deception and undermines trust among individuals.

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  • 6. 

    What was the first unusual thing Jonas noticed when he went to his job the first time?

    • A.

      Others were there for training as well.

    • B.

      The doors were locked.

    • C.

      There was no furniture in the room.

    • D.

      There were no books.

    Correct Answer
    B. The doors were locked.
    Explanation
    When Jonas went to his job for the first time, he noticed that the doors were locked. This is unusual because typically doors are not locked during working hours, especially on the first day of a new job. It suggests that there may be something secretive or restricted about his workplace, raising curiosity and intrigue.

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  • 7. 

    How did the Giver look?

    • A.

      Old and tired

    • B.

      Young and full of energy

    • C.

      Alert and nervous

    • D.

      Jumpy and talkative

    Correct Answer
    A. Old and tired
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "old and tired." This suggests that the Giver appeared to be elderly and worn out, possibly indicating that they have experienced a lot and have a heavy burden.

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  • 8. 

    What was the job of the Receiver?

    • A.

      To receive trade goods from other communities

    • B.

      To plan jobs for everyone in the community

    • C.

      To hear about the Receiver's childhood

    • D.

      To learn the memories of the whole world

    Correct Answer
    D. To learn the memories of the whole world
    Explanation
    The job of the Receiver was to learn the memories of the whole world. This implies that the Receiver had the responsibility of receiving and storing all the memories of past generations. By doing so, they would gain knowledge and wisdom from the experiences of others, which would then be passed on to the future generations. This suggests that the Receiver held a crucial role in preserving the collective memory and history of the world.

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  • 9. 

    What was the first memory the Giver gave Jonas?

    • A.

      Fire

    • B.

      Snow

    • C.

      Hills

    • D.

      The ocean

    Correct Answer
    B. Snow
    Explanation
    The first memory the Giver gave Jonas was the memory of snow.

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