The Giver Quiz: A Novel By Lois Lowry!

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The Giver Quiz: A Novel By Lois Lowry!

“The Giver” was written in 1993 by Lois Lowry. This quiz will ascertain how much you know about the book. This quiz emphasizes importance of inquiries like the major theme of “The Giver” in the first chapter, why the Pilot is released from the community, and what method the Giver uses to train Jonas. You undeniably should take this remarkable quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a major theme of The Giver?
    • A. 

      The importance of memory

    • B. 

      The importance of clothing

    • C. 

      The importance of sledding

  • 2. 
    A recurring motif in The Giver is
    • A. 

      The river, as it represents escape.

    • B. 

      Jonas' cat Binky, who appears several times during the novel.

    • C. 

      The sled, as it is representative of Jonas' journey through his training.

    • D. 

      Father's blue tie.

    • E. 

      Both a and c

  • 3. 
    What purpose does dialogue serve in a novel?
    • A. 

      To convey the main character's emotions.

    • B. 

      To build tension.

    • C. 

      To make the novel harder to read.

    • D. 

      Both a and b

  • 4. 
    What is an epiphany?
    • A. 

       A sudden, intuitive perception of or insight into the reality or essential meaning of something.

    • B. 

      A recurring concept of language that is used to interest the reader.

    • C. 

      A comparison between two separate things, usually with the use of "like" or "as".

  • 5. 
     In the first chapter, why is the Pilot released from the community?
    • A. 

      He was a spy from an enemy community (A) He was a spy from an enemy community.

    • B. 

      He failed to deliver his cargo of food on time. (B) He failed to deliver his cargo of food on time.

    • C. 

      He misread his navigational instructions and frightened the community.

    • D. 

      He crashed his aircraft.

  • 6. 
    What method does the Giver use to train Jonas?
    • A. 

      He places his hands on Jonas’s bare back and gives him memories.

    • B. 

      He burns Jonas with a hot iron repeatedly until Jonas can endure pain.

    • C. 

      He teaches Jonas to read novels with a critical eye.

    • D. 

      He shows Jonas videos of events that happened in the distant past.

  • 7. 
    What was the name of the failed Receiver who was chosen ten years ago?
    • A. 

      Poppy

    • B. 

      Melanie

    • C. 

      Fiona

    • D. 

      Rosemary

  • 8. 
    How does Jonas keep the search planes from finding him and Gabriel?
    • A. 

      He covers their bodies with thick, dirty leaves.

    • B. 

      He bribes one of the Pilots to ignore them.

    • C. 

      He transmits memories of cold so that the heat-seeking planes cannot locate them.

    • D. 

      He stays very still because they are motion-sensitive.

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