How Well Do You Know 'the Hunger Games'?

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The Hunger Games Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who said “Well, if you put enough pressure on coal it turns to pearls!”?
    • A. 

      Katniss

    • B. 

      Caesar

    • C. 

      Effie

    • D. 

      Peeta

  • 2. 
    What is the name of Prim’s goat?
    • A. 

      Buttercup

    • B. 

      Lady

    • C. 

      Daisy

    • D. 

      Cheesenip

  • 3. 
    Who among the following is not a member of Katniss’ prep team?
    • A. 

      Portia

    • B. 

      Flavius

    • C. 

      Venia

    • D. 

      Octavia

  • 4. 
    What is the name of the black market trading place in District 12?
    • A. 

      The Square

    • B. 

      The Hob

    • C. 

      The Hub

    • D. 

      The Market

  • 5. 
    What color was the backpack Katniss grabs in the arena?
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Yellow

    • C. 

      Orange

    • D. 

      Black

  • 6. 
    Besides Katniss and Peeta, who is the final tribute left to face the wolf mutations at the Cornucopia?
    • A. 

      Cato

    • B. 

      Rue

    • C. 

      Thresh

    • D. 

      Foxface

  • 7. 
    What is the name of the killer wasp mutations that the tributes encounter early on in the Hunger Games?
    • A. 

      Stinger ringers

    • B. 

      Cracker jackers

    • C. 

      Tracker jackers

    • D. 

      Jabberyjays

  • 8. 
    What was Katniss’ nickname for Peeta?
    • A. 

      The boy with the bread

    • B. 

      The cake decorator

    • C. 

      The baker boy

    • D. 

      Sweet tooth

  • 9. 
    Which tribute did Katniss kill with an arrow through the neck in the arena?
    • A. 

      Glimmer

    • B. 

      Foxface

    • C. 

      Thresh

    • D. 

      Marvel

  • 10. 
    What skill allows Rue to score well during a private session with the Gamemakers?
    • A. 

      Fishing

    • B. 

      Tree climbing

    • C. 

      Making explosives

    • D. 

      Spear throwing

  • 11. 
    Who gives Katniss the mockingjay pin (in the book version)?
    • A. 

      Her mother

    • B. 

      Prim

    • C. 

      Madge Undersee

    • D. 

      Hazelle Hawthorne

  • 12. 
    What is Cinna's nickname for Katniss?
    • A. 

      The girl with attitude

    • B. 

      The girl on fire

    • C. 

      The girl with the arrow

    • D. 

      The mockingjay girl

  • 13. 
    What poisonous food did Foxface steal and eat in the arena?
    • A. 

      Nightlock

    • B. 

      Hemlock

    • C. 

      Morninglock

    • D. 

      Berrylock

  • 14. 
    In which Hunger Games was Haymitch the victor?
    • A. 

      50th

    • B. 

      60th

    • C. 

      70th

    • D. 

      75th

  • 15. 
    How many tributes die the first day of the Hunger Games?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      11

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      13

  • 16. 
    When do readers first meet Johanna Mason?
    • A. 

      In the arena, when she and Thresh encounter Cato.

    • B. 

      In the arena, with Fin.

    • C. 

      In District 12 before the games, when Katniss recalls past victors.

    • D. 

      On the train, with her fellow Avoxes.

  • 17. 
    What is an Avox?
    • A. 

      A mutation created from the DNA of yellow jacket.

    • B. 

      A traitor whose tongue has been ripped out.

    • C. 

      Another name for a Jabberjay.

    • D. 

      A make-up technique used by the Capitol glitterati.

  • 18. 
    Which is these is not a Capitol-created muttation?
    • A. 

      A jabberjay

    • B. 

      A tracker jacker

    • C. 

      A mockingjay

    • D. 

      A wolf with strangely human eyes

  • 19. 
    How fast do the high-speed Capitol trains go?
    • A. 

      250 miles per hour

    • B. 

      210 tessera per hour

    • C. 

      150 miles per hour

    • D. 

      110 tessera per hour

  • 20. 
    What is a tessera?
    • A. 

      A Capitol-created mutation created from the DNA of a deadly tesseract.

    • B. 

      A District 12 rations token that increases the risk of being selected for the Hunger Games.

    • C. 

      A traitor whose tongue has been torn out.

    • D. 

      The refrain in Rue’s lullaby.

  • 21. 
    Prim’s name is written on one slip of paper at the Reaping. How many bear Gale’s name?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      42

    • D. 

      53

  • 22. 
    Which of these baked goods is not served at the Mellark bakery?
    • A. 

      Hearty bread, filled with raisins and nuts

    • B. 

      Goat cheese and apple tarts

    • C. 

      Banana bread with raisins and nuts

    • D. 

      Lavishly frosted cakes

  • 23. 
    Which of these luxurious grooming products is not found in Katniss’ bathroom at the Capitol?
    • A. 

      Massaging sponges

    • B. 

      Gold-plated hairbrushes

    • C. 

      A box that sends hair-detangling electric currents through your scalp

    • D. 

      Scented lotions

  • 24. 
    What is in the first silver parachute delivery Katniss receives?
    • A. 

      A pot of hot broth

    • B. 

      Fresh rolls, goat cheese, apples and lamb stew

    • C. 

      Burn medicine

    • D. 

      A dark grain crescent roll

  • 25. 
    What item is not in the backpack Katniss grabs the first day of the games?
    • A. 

      A small coil of wire

    • B. 

      A pair of odd sunglasses

    • C. 

      A thin brown sleeping bag

    • D. 

      A bottle of iodine

  • 26. 
    What color are mockingjays?
    • A. 

      Black and white

    • B. 

      Dusky gold

    • C. 

      Black and gold

    • D. 

      Dusky taupe with gold and blue streaks

  • 27. 
    In Book One, Katniss and Peeta compete in which Hunger Games?
    • A. 

      49th

    • B. 

      54th

    • C. 

      72nd

    • D. 

      74th

  • 28. 
    The walls of the Training Center tower elevator are made of what substance?
    • A. 

      Crystal

    • B. 

      Pure gold

    • C. 

      Polished brass with silver diamond insets

    • D. 

      Avox

  • 29. 
    Which of these is not an Effie-ism?
    • A. 

      Up, up, up! It’s going to be a big, big, big day!

    • B. 

      Here’s some advice -- stay alive!

    • C. 

      And may the odds be ever in your favor.

    • D. 

      I’m smiling at you even though you’re aggravating.

  • 30. 
    During training, which station do Peeta and Katniss visit first.
    • A. 

      Knot tying

    • B. 

      Fishing

    • C. 

      Weightlifting

    • D. 

      Archery

  • 31. 
    What does Mr. Mellark give Katniss before she leaves for the Capitol?
    • A. 

      A loaf of bread

    • B. 

      A scone

    • C. 

      Small cakes

    • D. 

      Cookies

  • 32. 
    What happened when Haymitch took the stage during the Reaping?
    • A. 

      He kissed Effie

    • B. 

      He fell off the stage

    • C. 

      He skipped around it

    • D. 

      He gave the silent salute