# The Giver Trivia Pursuit

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Test your knowledge of The Giver through chapter 18

• 1.

### When the community has twins:

• A.

Both are given names and are celebrated

• B.

The one who has the darker eyes is released

• C.

The one who weighs less is released

• D.

Both are released

C. The one who weighs less is released
Explanation
In this scenario, the community has a practice of releasing one of the twins based on two criteria: eye color and weight. The correct answer states that the twin who weighs less is released. This means that if one of the twins weighs less than the other, they will be set free. The passage does not mention anything about the eye color being a factor in determining which twin is released.

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• 2.

### All the families in the Community are missing __________.

Grandparents
Explanation
The given answer, "Grandparents," suggests that all the families in the community are missing grandparents. This could mean that either the grandparents have passed away or they are not present in the community for some reason. The absence of grandparents can have various implications for the families, such as a lack of intergenerational support, guidance, and wisdom.

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• 3.

### The name of the previous giver before Jonas was ____________

Rosemary
Explanation
The previous giver before Jonas was Rosemary. This can be inferred from the given information that Rosemary is the name of the previous giver.

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• 4.

### The previous Receiver failed because she __________

applied for release
was released
Explanation
The previous Receiver failed because she applied for release, which means she requested to be released from her position. As a result, she was released, indicating that she was let go or removed from her role. This suggests that her request for release was granted, leading to her failure in continuing as the Receiver.

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• 5.

### The previous Receiver was in training for _________ weeks

five
5
Explanation
The previous Receiver was in training for a duration of five weeks, as indicated by the answer "five" and "5".

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• 6.

### Gabriel's fretfulness at night is distressing because:

• A.

He could be released

• B.

He could be assigned to another family

• C.

He could become a Laborer

• D.

He could not receive a bicycle

A. He could be released
Explanation
Gabriel's fretfulness at night is distressing because he could be released. This implies that Gabriel is living in a state of uncertainty and fear, as being released could mean losing his current situation or being separated from his family. This uncertainty creates distress for Gabriel, as he is unsure of what his future holds and what consequences being released may bring.

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• 7.

### What does the Receiver gain, ultimately, from receiving all those memories?

• A.

Pride

• B.

Wisdom

• C.

Courage

• D.

Sympathy

B. Wisdom
Explanation
The Receiver ultimately gains wisdom from receiving all those memories. This is because by experiencing the memories of the past, the Receiver is able to gain knowledge, understanding, and insight into the world and human nature. These memories provide the Receiver with a broader perspective and a deeper understanding of life, enabling them to make wiser decisions and navigate the complexities of their society.

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• 8.

### Jonas tossed away his __________ because he wants to feel again.

pills
Explanation
Jonas tossed away his pills because he wants to feel again. This suggests that Jonas was taking medication that was suppressing his emotions or numbing his senses. By getting rid of the pills, Jonas is indicating his desire to experience emotions and sensations more fully.

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• 9.

### Why doesn't the Community want the memories?

• A.

They don't want to get emotional

• B.

They don't want to be burdened and pained

• C.

They don't want any wisdom

• D.

They don't want to remember the old world

B. They don't want to be burdened and pained
Explanation
The Community doesn't want the memories because they don't want to be burdened and pained. This suggests that the memories bring negative emotions and difficulties that the Community wants to avoid. By not having the memories, they can live a more controlled and stable life, free from the hardships and emotional turmoil that the memories may bring.

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