Test Your Knowledge On The Book The Giver by Lois Lowry

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Test your knowledge on the book The Giver by Lois Lowry.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the name the community couldn't speak of or name any other newchild?
    • A. 

      A released pilot

    • B. 

      A little boy drowned in the river

    • C. 

      A failed Receiver

    • D. 

      The Giver's son

    • E. 

      Jonas' best friend

  • 2. 
    What does Releasing really mean?
    • A. 

      A painful trip down memory lane

    • B. 

      A teleportation to another world

    • C. 

      A birthday party gone wrong

    • D. 

      A celebration similar to a bat/bar mitzvah

    • E. 

      Death by a shot

  • 3. 
    Who is Larissa?
    • A. 

      Lily's close friend, an Eight

    • B. 

      The Giver's spouse

    • C. 

      Jonas' grandmother

    • D. 

      The Old lady that Fiona bathed

    • E. 

      Asher's little sister, a Seven

  • 4. 
    Why was Jonas' number skipped in The Ceremony of Twelve?
    • A. 

      Nobody liked him

    • B. 

      He was to be the new Receiver

    • C. 

      He was to be the new Chief Elder when he grew up and was selected to train to become one

    • D. 

      They forgot him

    • E. 

      They were going to assign him the worst job available

  • 5. 
    Each family unit had this amount of people...
  • 6. 
    The feeling of Stirrings are really called...
  • 7. 
    The _______ job is considered a dishonoring job, despite Lily's fascination with it.
  • 8. 
    What is the word for words that replace other, harsher words? (Hint: Think of words in capital letters like Feelings, Animals, Elsewhere...)
  • 9. 
    Which one of these was not a rule on Jonas' sheet?
    • A. 

      You are not permitted to apply for release

    • B. 

      You may lie

    • C. 

      You are not permitted to apply for a spouse

    • D. 

      You are prohibited from dream-telling

    • E. 

      You are exempted from rules governing rudeness

  • 10. 
    Why do Jonas’ parents refuse to tell him that they love him?
    • A. 

      They don't want to

    • B. 

      They don't believe in love

    • C. 

      They secretly hate him

    • D. 

      They think the term love is growing to be obsolete

    • E. 

      They've stopped loving him after he became the Receiver

  • 11. 
    What is Jonas' mother's job?
    • A. 

      She works for the department of bicycle repair

    • B. 

      She works for the department of justice

    • C. 

      She's a Nurturer

    • D. 

      She's a Storyteller

    • E. 

      She's a Birthmother

  • 12. 
    Why did Jonas' dad release a newchild?
    • A. 

      Because he is a twin

    • B. 

      Because he is ugly

    • C. 

      Because no one wants him

    • D. 

      Because he has a disability

    • E. 

      Because he has to reunite with another family member in Elsewhere

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