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Comprehension check on Part one (Chapt 1 to 9)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who is Katniss' closest friend

    • A.

      Madge

    • B.

      Prim

    • C.

      Gale

    • D.

      Peeta

    Correct Answer
    C. Gale
    Explanation
    Gale is Katniss' closest friend because they have known each other since childhood and have a deep bond. They have shared many experiences together, including hunting and providing for their families. Gale understands Katniss like no one else does and supports her throughout the Hunger Games. They have a strong emotional connection and rely on each other for comfort and guidance. Gale's loyalty and understanding make him Katniss' closest friend.

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  • 2. 

    How does Katniss support her family? 

    • A.

      Grows food and sells it

    • B.

      Hunts in the woods

    • C.

      Shops at the district 12 grocery store

    • D.

      Steals food

    Correct Answer
    B. Hunts in the woods
    Explanation
    Katniss supports her family by hunting in the woods. This means that she goes into the forest to catch animals for food, which she then provides for her family. Hunting in the woods allows her to ensure that her family has enough to eat and survive.

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  • 3. 

    What is the purpose of the Hunger Games? 

    • A.

      To steal food

    • B.

      To win against another team

    • C.

      To become the ruler of Panem

    • D.

      To make the people from the districts remember the failed rebellion

    Correct Answer
    D. To make the people from the districts remember the failed rebellion
    Explanation
    The purpose of the Hunger Games is to make the people from the districts remember the failed rebellion. This is achieved by forcing each district to send a male and female tribute to participate in a televised fight to the death. The games serve as a reminder of the Capitol's power and control over the districts, and as a deterrent against any future uprisings or rebellions.

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  • 4. 

    Why is Prim unlikely to be chosen Tribute? 

    • A.

      Because her mane was entered only once at the reaping

    • B.

      Because she isn't 12 yet

    • C.

      Because she's too old

    • D.

      Because she died of pneumonia

    Correct Answer
    A. Because her mane was entered only once at the reaping
    Explanation
    Prim is unlikely to be chosen as a Tribute because her name was entered only once at the reaping. In the context of the question, being chosen as a Tribute is based on a lottery system where each eligible individual's name is entered multiple times, increasing their chances of being selected. Since Prim's name was only entered once, her chances of being chosen are significantly lower compared to those whose names were entered multiple times.

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  • 5. 

    Why does Katniss feel she owes Peeta? 

    • A.

      Because he volunteered as tribute to replace Prim

    • B.

      Because he saved her life in the woods

    • C.

      Because he gave her bread

    • D.

      Because he helped her run away from the peacekeepers

    Correct Answer
    C. Because he gave her bread
    Explanation
    Katniss feels she owes Peeta because he gave her bread. This act of kindness occurred when they were children and Katniss was starving. Peeta's gesture not only saved her from hunger but also gave her hope and showed her that someone cared about her well-being. This act of generosity created a debt in Katniss' mind, making her feel obligated to repay Peeta in some way.

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  • 6. 

    Why is Haymitch Katniss and Peeta's mentor? 

    • A.

      Because he's their best friend

    • B.

      Because he was chosen at the reaping

    • C.

      Because he was their teacher

    • D.

      Because he won the Hunger Games in the past

    Correct Answer
    D. Because he won the Hunger Games in the past
    Explanation
    Haymitch is Katniss and Peeta's mentor because he won the Hunger Games in the past. This experience makes him knowledgeable about the games and able to guide and advise them on how to survive and strategize. His firsthand experience gives him credibility and makes him a valuable mentor for the two tributes.

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  • 7. 

    How does Katniss impress the Gamemakers during her private training session? 

    • A.

      By lifting a heavy bundle

    • B.

      By shooting an arrow through an apple in a pig's mouth

    • C.

      By skillfully using her knife

    • D.

      By singing in a lovely voice

    Correct Answer
    B. By shooting an arrow through an apple in a pig's mouth
    Explanation
    During her private training session, Katniss impresses the Gamemakers by showcasing her exceptional archery skills. She shoots an arrow through an apple that is placed in a pig's mouth, demonstrating her precision and accuracy. This feat demonstrates her ability to handle weapons effectively and sets her apart from the other competitors.

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  • 8. 

    How does Cinna help Katniss and Peeta stand out? 

    • A.

      By designing costumes made of feathers

    • B.

      By arraning their hair with braids

    • C.

      By having them stand in a charriot on fire

    • D.

      By having fireworks explode around them

    Correct Answer
    C. By having them stand in a charriot on fire
    Explanation
    Cinna helps Katniss and Peeta stand out by having them stand in a chariot on fire. This unique and attention-grabbing display captures the audience's attention and makes them memorable in the Hunger Games. The fiery chariot not only symbolizes their strength and determination but also creates a visually stunning image that sets them apart from the other tributes. This bold and daring move by Cinna ensures that Katniss and Peeta make a lasting impression on the Capitol and the viewers of the games.

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  • 9. 

    What does Peeta reveal in an effort to gain support from sponsors? 

    • A.

      He's in love with Katniss

    • B.

      He's in love with Rue

    • C.

      His mother is terminally ill

    • D.

      His father is the president of Panem

    Correct Answer
    A. He's in love with Katniss
    Explanation
    Peeta reveals his love for Katniss in an effort to gain support from sponsors. By confessing his feelings, he hopes to create a sympathetic and emotional connection with the sponsors, increasing his chances of receiving aid and resources during the Hunger Games. This revelation is a strategic move to manipulate the sponsors' emotions and gain an advantage in the deadly competition.

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  • 10. 

    What is a mockingjay? 

    • A.

      A cocktail

    • B.

      A delicacy from district 12

    • C.

      The cross between a genetically engineered jaybird and a mockingbird

    • D.

      The nickname for tributed from district 12

    Correct Answer
    C. The cross between a genetically engineered jaybird and a mockingbird
    Explanation
    A mockingjay is the cross between a genetically engineered jaybird and a mockingbird. This hybrid bird is a significant symbol in the Hunger Games series, representing rebellion and hope. It is known for its ability to mimic human melodies and is often associated with the protagonist, Katniss Everdeen.

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  • 11. 

    The story takes place in ______________

    Correct Answer
    Panem
    Explanation
    The story takes place in Panem.

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  • 12. 

    The __________________ is a city seperate from the disctricts, in which the government reigns.

    Correct Answer
    Capitol
    Explanation
    The term "capitol" refers to a city that is distinct and separate from the various districts within a region or country. It is a place where the government holds its authority and exercises control over the entire territory. The capitol is usually the administrative and political center of a nation, housing the offices of the government, legislative bodies, and often the residence of the head of state.

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  • 13. 

    There are ______________ districts in the country.

    Correct Answer
    12
    twelve
    Explanation
    The answer is 12 and twelve because both represent the number of districts in the country.

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  • 14. 

    Where are the tributes housed until the Hunger Games begin?

    • A.

      Their own district

    • B.

      The training center

    • C.

      The City Hall

    • D.

      President Snow's residence

    Correct Answer
    B. The training center
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the training center. This is where the tributes are housed until the Hunger Games begin. The training center provides a controlled environment for the tributes to prepare for the games, with access to mentors, resources, and training facilities. It is also a way for the Capitol to monitor and assess the tributes before the actual competition begins.

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  • 15. 

    When asked by Haymitch, do Katniss and Peeta choose to train:

    • A.

      Alone

    • B.

      Together

    • C.

      With a tribute from another district

    • D.

      With Cinna

    Correct Answer
    B. Together
    Explanation
    Katniss and Peeta choose to train together when asked by Haymitch. This decision is significant as it showcases their unity and teamwork, which becomes crucial for their survival in the Hunger Games. By training together, they can learn from each other's strengths and weaknesses, strategize together, and build a strong bond that ultimately helps them navigate the challenges they face in the arena. Additionally, training together allows them to present a united front to the other tributes and the Capitol, potentially gaining them favor and support from sponsors.

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  • 16. 

    Who are the career tributes?

    • A.

      Tributes who have won in individual games

    • B.

      Caretakers who look after the tributes

    • C.

      Tributes who have trained all their lives and who have volunteered

    • D.

      A group of wealthy Hunger Game mentors

    Correct Answer
    C. Tributes who have trained all their lives and who have volunteered
    Explanation
    The career tributes are individuals who have dedicated their lives to training for the Hunger Games and have voluntarily chosen to participate in the games. They are usually from wealthier districts and have received extensive training and resources to increase their chances of survival in the games. Unlike other tributes who may be chosen by lottery, the career tributes actively seek out the opportunity to compete and view it as an honor.

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  • 17. 

    How many points did Katniss earn after appearing in front of the Gamemakers?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      11

    • D.

      20

    Correct Answer
    C. 11
    Explanation
    Katniss earned 11 points after appearing in front of the Gamemakers.

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  • 18. 

    What does Effie struggle to teach Katniss for her interview?

    • A.

      How to use spears

    • B.

      How to put on makeup

    • C.

      How to climb quickly

    • D.

      Proper etiquette

    Correct Answer
    D. Proper etiquette
    Explanation
    Effie struggles to teach Katniss proper etiquette for her interview. This suggests that Katniss may not be familiar with the social norms and manners expected during public appearances. It implies that Katniss may come from a background where etiquette is not a priority, and Effie is trying to refine her behavior to fit the expectations of the Capitol.

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  • 19. 

    What does Peeta decide to do to prepare for the interview which shocks Katniss?

    • A.

      Calls his mother to testify

    • B.

      Teams up with another tribute

    • C.

      Prepares on his own with Haymitch

    • D.

      Refuses that Haymitch help him prepare

    Correct Answer
    C. Prepares on his own with Haymitch
    Explanation
    Peeta's decision to prepare for the interview on his own with Haymitch shocks Katniss because she expected him to seek her help instead. This decision shows that Peeta wants to take control of his own fate and prove himself to be a strong competitor. It also suggests that he values Haymitch's guidance and believes that he can learn valuable skills from him. Peeta's decision to prepare independently demonstrates his determination and self-reliance, which surprises Katniss.

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  • 20. 

    What does Katniss show off during the interview?

    • A.

      Her fighting skills

    • B.

      Her new hairstyle

    • C.

      Her mockingjay pin

    • D.

      Her costume

    Correct Answer
    D. Her costume
    Explanation
    During the interview, Katniss shows off her costume. This suggests that she puts a lot of effort into her appearance and wants to make a statement with her outfit. It also implies that her costume is visually striking and attention-grabbing, possibly reflecting her rebellious nature and defiance against the oppressive Capitol.

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