The Giver Novel Quiz! Ultimate Trivia

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“The Giver” is a novel about what it would be like if we were all the same. The main character Jonas has an assigned role in the community, just like everybody else. Emotion is not a valuable commodity in this fictitious society. Jonas has been chosen to receive the gift of the receiver of memory, which means he remembers everything from before this new society. Did you liked reading the book? Can you define some of the strong words from the book? This quiz will give you the gift of knowledge; good luck with it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Define palpable.
    • A. 

      Short

    • B. 

      Distinct

    • C. 

      Noticeable

    • D. 

      Interchangeable

    • E. 

      Obsolete

  • 2. 
    Define distraught.
    • A. 

      Stressed; anxious

    • B. 

      Nervous

    • C. 

      Apprehensive

    • D. 

      Messy

    • E. 

      Frustrated

  • 3. 
    Define apprehensive.
    • A. 

      Quiet

    • B. 

      Quick

    • C. 

      Anxious

    • D. 

      Nervously

    • E. 

      Nervous

  • 4. 
    Define ritual.
    • A. 

      Holiday

    • B. 

      Incorrect

    • C. 

      Established pattern

    • D. 

      Skip

    • E. 

      Noticeable

  • 5. 
    Define nurturer.
    • A. 

      You can feel it

    • B. 

      Someone who takes care of people

    • C. 

      Applicable

    • D. 

      Prominent

    • E. 

      Short

  • 6. 
    Define palpable.
    • A. 

      You can feel it

    • B. 

      Distraught

    • C. 

      Tired

    • D. 

      Innocent

    • E. 

      Guilty

  • 7. 
    Define reprieve.
    • A. 

      Unusual happiness

    • B. 

      Noticeable

    • C. 

      A temporary suspension of a sentence

    • D. 

      Limp

    • E. 

      Exhausted

  • 8. 
    Define exuberant.
    • A. 

      Fat

    • B. 

      Joke

    • C. 

      Extreme happiness

    • D. 

      Smash

    • E. 

      Transgression

  • 9. 
    Define transgressions.
    • A. 

      Exuberant

    • B. 

      Walking the dog

    • C. 

      Reading

    • D. 

      To be a source of sharp, local, and usually superficial pain, as a wound

    • E. 

      Mistake; violation of the law

  • 10. 
    Define congregate.
    • A. 

      Physical suffering or distress, as due to injury, illness, etc.

    • B. 

      Rain

    • C. 

      To come together

    • D. 

      Suffering

    • E. 

      Extreme and generally prolonged pain; intense physical or mental suffering

  • 11. 
    Define ruefully.
    • A. 

      Physical exhaustion

    • B. 

      A close friend

    • C. 

      To regret

    • D. 

      Having beauty; having qualities that give great pleasure or satisfaction to see, hear, think about, etc.; delighting the senses or mind

    • E. 

      Rain

  • 12. 
    This book begins in the month of
  • 13. 
    Jonas's father is a
  • 14. 
    Lily's comfort object is a
  • 15. 
    At the end of every meal, Jonas's family
  • 16. 
    Jonas was feeling apprehensive about
  • 17. 
    A family unit contains:
    • A. 

      A mother and a daughter

    • B. 

      A father and a son

    • C. 

      A mother, a father, a son, and a daughter

    • D. 

      A father, a mother, and a son

    • E. 

      A father, a mother and a daughter

  • 18. 
    Jonas was selected to be the
  • 19. 
    What happened to the last Receiver? Who was it?
    • A. 

      The old Receiver was Rosemary (the Giver's daughter) and she requested a release.

    • B. 

      The Receiver was Jonas's father and he requested another job.

    • C. 

      The previous Receiver was Fiona, but she turned down the offer.

    • D. 

      The last Receiver was the Giver, and nothing happened to him.

    • E. 

      The Receiver used to be Asher's father, but he quit.

  • 20. 
    When Jonas read his instructions he found one rule that seemed unusual to him. He was given permission to
  • 21. 
    In the Giver's room he sees
  • 22. 
    Why does Jonas worry about Asher's assignment?
    • A. 

      Asher is easily disappointed and will probably find fault with his assignment

    • B. 

      Asher does not seem to have any serious interests

    • C. 

      Asher will fail at any Assignment he is given

    • D. 

      Asher has not completed enough volunteer hours to qualify for an Assignment

    • E. 

      Asher is too lazy to participate in the training it takes.

  • 23. 
    How does the community react to the death of a child?
    • A. 

      They hold a candlelight vigil

    • B. 

      They send casseroles to the child's parents

    • C. 

      They hold seminars to warn children to stay away from the river

    • D. 

      They chant the child's name over and over, each time more and more softly

    • E. 

      They don't

  • 24. 
    Why do Jonas's refuse to tell him they love him?
    • A. 

      They think that Jonas will feel smothered by their love

    • B. 

      They secretly hate him

    • C. 

      They think love is an obsolete word with no meaning

    • D. 

      They were not paying attention when he asked if they loved him

    • E. 

      They don't know what the word means.

  • 25. 
    What does Jonas see (or think he sees) as he nears the bottom of the hill on the sled?
    • A. 

      Colored lights in the windows of houses

    • B. 

      His parents waiting for him

    • C. 

      A search party from the community

    • D. 

      A child with a broken leg who has fallen from his sled

    • E. 

      Two people playing the flute and the alto saxaphone

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