The Giver Quiz #3

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 176

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The Giver Quizzes & Trivia

Multiple choice quiz covering chapters 12-20 of The Giver by Lois Lowry


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the first extremely painful memory that Jonas recieves?
    • A. 

      Being shot

    • B. 

      Having open-heart surgery

    • C. 

      A broken leg

    • D. 

      Getting into a fight at school

  • 2. 
    Why is Lily skeptical of Jonas’s story about the elephants?
    • A. 

      She is afraid of elephants, so she thinks Jonas is just trying to scare her.

    • B. 

      Jonas is a pathological liar.

    • C. 

      Lily has been raised to think that elephants are imaginary creatures.

    • D. 

      Lily is an expert on elephants and knows they would never behave in the way Jonas describes them.

  • 3. 
    What was the name of the failed Receiver who was chosen ten years ago?
    • A. 

      Poppy

    • B. 

      Melanie

    • C. 

      Fiona

    • D. 

      Rosemary

  • 4. 
    Why is Jonas not permitted to apply for release?
    • A. 

      If Jonas left the community, all the valuable time and money spent on his training would be wasted.

    • B. 

      If Jonas left the community, all of the Committee of Elders would die of broken hearts because they love him so much.

    • C. 

      If Jonas left the community, all the memories he had accumulated would enter the minds of the citizens and create chaos.

    • D. 

      If Jonas left, the Giver would be lonely.

  • 5. 
    How does Jonas help the newchild Gabriel go to sleep?
    • A. 

      He transmits memories of lullabies and soft beds.

    • B. 

      He tells him bedtime stories.

    • C. 

      He transmits memories of peaceful sails on a lake.

    • D. 

      He injects him with a mild sleeping drug.

  • 6. 
    Why do Jonas’s parents refuse to tell him that 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

  • 7. 
    Why does Jonas interrupt his friends’ game of good guys and bad guys?
    • A. 

      They did not let him play.

    • B. 

      They are not following the rules governing the play of the game.

    • C. 

      He has a better idea for a game and thinks his rank as Receiver should count for something.

    • D. 

      He recognizes that their game takes a casual attitude toward tragedy.

  • 8. 
    What memory did the Giver give Jonas so he could see other colors?
    • A. 

      A clown

    • B. 

      Flowers

    • C. 

      A rainbow

    • D. 

      A fish

  • 9. 
    What sad memory did the Giver give to Rosemary?
    • A. 

      War - a battlefield

    • B. 

      Loneliness - a child taken from its parents

    • C. 

      Death - a ship sinking at sea

    • D. 

      Hurt - a car accident

  • 10. 
    What event did Jonas watch on the video screen?
    • A. 

      The Release of the Twin

    • B. 

      The Ceremony of Twelve

    • C. 

      The last holiday

    • D. 

      His birth

  • 11. 
    What happened to the newchild after the shot?
    • A. 

      He became sick.

    • B. 

      He died.

    • C. 

      He was happy.

    • D. 

      He was given to his new family unit.

  • 12. 
    What does "release" mean for all citizens of the community?
    • A. 

      Death

    • B. 

      Going to another community

  • 13. 
    How did Father act as he was performing the ceremony of release?
    • A. 

      Extremely sad

    • B. 

      Like it was just part of his normal routine

    • C. 

      Upset and nervous

    • D. 

      Angry and hurtful

  • 14. 
    Who says the following quote?"Somtimes I wish they'd ask for my wisdom more often - there are so many things I could tell them; things I wish they would change."
    • A. 

      Jonas

    • B. 

      Fiona

    • C. 

      Father

    • D. 

      The Giver

  • 15. 
    Who says the following quote?"If they release Gabriel, can we get another newchild as a visitor?"
    • A. 

      Jonas

    • B. 

      The Giver

    • C. 

      Mother

    • D. 

      Lilly

  • 16. 
    Who says the following quote?"Whatever. You can't say what we play, even if you are the new Receiver."
    • A. 

      Lilly

    • B. 

      Fiona

    • C. 

      Asher

    • D. 

      Jonas

  • 17. 
    Who says the following quote?"The worst part of holding memories is not the pain.  It's the loneliness of it.  Memories need to be shared."
    • A. 

      Jonas

    • B. 

      The Cheif Elder

    • C. 

      Larissa

    • D. 

      The Giver

  • 18. 
    Why does the Nurturing Center release one of every set of identical twins?
    • A. 

      The staff enjoys hurting children.

    • B. 

      It is inconvenient to have identical people walking around.

    • C. 

      They need to practice their releasing techniques.

    • D. 

      One twin is always seriously ill at birth.

  • 19. 
    What kinds of memories will The Giver be giving Jonas in the next two weeks?
    • A. 

      Happy memories

    • B. 

      Painful memories

    • C. 

      Memories of cougage and strength

    • D. 

      Memories of loving families

  • 20. 
    Why does the Giver develop the plan for Jonas to leave the community?
    • A. 

      Jonas has done poorly in his training as the reciever.

    • B. 

      Jonas has broken too many rules.

    • C. 

      Jonas' family has disowned him.

    • D. 

      Jonas and the Giver want to return the memories to the community.

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