"The Giver" Key Details Quiz - Chapters 1-5

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"The Giver" Key Details Quiz - Chapters 1-5

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to Chapter 1, what frightened Jonas about a year ago?
    • A. 

      A thunderstorm

    • B. 

      A lion

    • C. 

      A jet

    • D. 

      A policeman

  • 2. 
    According to the text, what punishment does a community member receive when they commit a major wrongdoing or crime?
    • A. 

      Death

    • B. 

      Community service

    • C. 

      Jail

    • D. 

      Release from the community

  • 3. 
    What does Jonas's family do after eating each evening meal?
    • A. 

      Talk about their feelings

    • B. 

      Watch television

    • C. 

      Read a book together

    • D. 

      Help clean up

  • 4. 
    During the evening sharing of feelings, what problem does Lily share?
    • A. 

      That she wanted to go on vacation

    • B. 

      A boy from another community cut in line at the slides

    • C. 

      That math class was too hard

    • D. 

      That she fell and cut her knee

  • 5. 
    What concern does Father share during the evening sharing of feelings?
    • A. 

      He had to wait in line to buy gasoline.

    • B. 

      One of the newborns was not growing fast enough.

    • C. 

      He wanted a job working with the elderly.

    • D. 

      He wanted a raise in his salary.

  • 6. 
    What is considered a family in Jonas's community?
    • A. 

      Husband, wife, and two children- one male and one female

    • B. 

      Parents with as many children as they have funds to take care of properly

    • C. 

      Parents that get a certain amount of children based on their job

  • 7. 
    What was unusual about the number of children Jonas's community?
    • A. 

      The number of children varies from year to year.

    • B. 

      There are always more boys than girls.

    • C. 

      There are always 50 children born each year.

    • D. 

      There are always more girls than boys.

  • 8. 
    What rule had Father broken?
    • A. 

      He walked to work instead of riding his bicycle.

    • B. 

      He didn't go to the December ceremony.

    • C. 

      He asked for three children.

    • D. 

      He looked up Gabe's name before the ceremony.

  • 9. 
    The Receiver of Memory is considered the _________________ Elder, while the Chief Elder is still the _________________ of the community.
    • A. 

      Most important; leader

    • B. 

      Leader; most important

    • C. 

      Old; Youngest

  • 10. 
    How are people in Jonas's community assigned jobs?
    • A. 

      Everyone registers for the jobs they want at the courthouse.

    • B. 

      The Elders assign the jobs based on where you spend your volunteer hours.

    • C. 

      The Elders assign jobs based on a test you take.

  • 11. 
    In The Community, at what age do you stop celebrating/remembering birthdays?
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      21

  • 12. 
    What are "comfort objects" and when do you have to give them back?
    • A. 

      Blankets; 12

    • B. 

      Heating pads; 7

    • C. 

      "imaginary" stuffed animals; 8

    • D. 

      Pajamas; 6

  • 13. 
    What physical feature do Jonas and Gabe have in common?
    • A. 

      Freckles

    • B. 

      Pale eyes

    • C. 

      Pug nose

    • D. 

      Black hair

  • 14. 
    What does Jonas notice "change" as it is in the air?
    • A. 

      The ball he is playing catch with

    • B. 

      The apple he is playing catch with

    • C. 

      The orange he is eating for breakfast

    • D. 

      Asher's tunic color

  • 15. 
    What rule does Jonas break?
    • A. 

      He doesn't play games at the recreation center one day.

    • B. 

      He did not eat all of his supper.

    • C. 

      He played catch with an apple.

    • D. 

      He took an apple from snack, home.

  • 16. 
    What do the children of The Community do between the ages of 8 and 12?
    • A. 

      Volunteer work at a place of their choosing

    • B. 

      School from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

    • C. 

      Exercise for at least two hours a day

    • D. 

      Go to camp each summer

  • 17. 
    What work do Asher, Fiona, and Jonas do together on their last day of volunteer hours?
    • A. 

      Work at the manufacturing center

    • B. 

      Deliver packages

    • C. 

      Change diapers at the Nurturing Center

    • D. 

      Bath the elderly at the House of the Old

  • 18. 
    What is the treatment for "Stirrings?"
    • A. 

      Pills

    • B. 

      Therapy

    • C. 

      Shots

  • 19. 
    The following excerpt would be an example of a/an: "Jonas thought back. He remembered the day the plane flew overhead. How scared he had been. How nervous he had been. The plane was silver and came rushing over him."
    • A. 

      Allusion

    • B. 

      Flashback

    • C. 

      Foreshadowing

  • 20. 
    The following excerpt would be an example of a/an:"Jonas looked into the child's eyes. They were like his own. Like a deep river where things were lurking at the bottom that had not been discovered yet."
    • A. 

      Allusion

    • B. 

      Flashback

    • C. 

      Foreshadowing

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