Trivia Questions Quiz On The Giver Novel By Lois Lowry!

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Trivia Questions Quiz On The Giver Novel By Lois Lowry!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The main conflict or struggle in  The Giver is between Jonas and
    • A. 

      His society

    • B. 

      His parents

    • C. 

      Asher

    • D. 

      The Giver

  • 2. 
    The climax, or turning point, of the novel is when
    • A. 

      Jonas is selected as Receiver

    • B. 

      The Giver gives Jonas his first memory

    • C. 

      Jonas finds a sled on the hill

    • D. 

      Jonas sees his father release the twin

  • 3. 
    One way the reader knows that the story takes place in the future is
    • A. 

      Computers read people's thoughts

    • B. 

      People are cloned

    • C. 

      Space travel is commonplace

    • D. 

      Snow is a distant memory

  • 4. 
    What gave Jonas a hint of sureness about being chosen as Receiver?
    • A. 

      He knew his great-grandfather had been a Receiver

    • B. 

      He had always known he was different than the other children

    • C. 

      He briefly saw the color in the faces of the audience

    • D. 

      He recognized The Giver among the Committee of Elders

  • 5. 
    How did Jonas's society discipline children who misbehaved?
    • A. 

      By speaking in a gentle and calming way

    • B. 

      By denying love and food

    • C. 

      By smacking them with a discipline wand

    • D. 

      By locking them in a silent room for short periods of time

  • 6. 
    In Jonas's society, the first visible symbol for growing up was
    • A. 

      Taking a daily pill

    • B. 

      Wearing a front-buttoned jacket

    • C. 

      Being assigned an occupation at age eleven

    • D. 

      Being given a book of rules

  • 7. 
    What did Jonas and Gabriel have in common?
    • A. 

      They both have pale eyes

    • B. 

      They both had a hippo as a comfort object

    • C. 

      They both had dark hair

    • D. 

      They had the same birthmother

  • 8. 
    What helped The Giver realize there might be a way to change the society?
    • A. 

      Jonas told him that Gabriel seemed able to receive memories from him

    • B. 

      Jonas asked what would happen to his memories if he had an accident

    • C. 

      He remembered something Rosemary had said right before she died

    • D. 

      For the first time, the Elders seemed interested in hearing a memory

  • 9. 
    Why did Jonas have more and more trouble recalling memories toward the end of the book?
    • A. 

      The memories were returning to the people in the community

    • B. 

      He used his energy looking for food and shelter instead

    • C. 

      He was too cold and tired to focus his concentration

    • D. 

      Gabriel was taking all of Jonas's memories

  • 10. 
    The Receiver was an honored position in Jonas's society because The Receiver
    • A. 

      Helped young people solve their problem

    • B. 

      Trained for years for the position

    • C. 

      Was the only person who could tell stories

    • D. 

      Carried the burden and pain of memory

  • 11. 
    What might Jonas be likely to do in the future?
    • A. 

      Return to his former community to help The Giver

    • B. 

      Regret that he ever wanted to experience his feelings

    • C. 

      Join the new community that he slides into

    • D. 

      Begin a community of people released from his former society

  • 12. 
    How did The Giver transmit memories to Jonas?
    • A. 

      He connected electrodes between his and Jonas's head

    • B. 

      He placed his hands on his back

    • C. 

      He looked deep into Jonas's eyes

    • D. 

      He spoke the memories in a hypnotic voice

  • 13. 
    Which of these was NOT among the instructions in Jonas's folder?
    • A. 

      He could no longer tell his dreams

    • B. 

      He could stop taking his pill

    • C. 

      He could not apply for release

    • D. 

      He could lie

  • 14. 
    Jonas was frightened the first time he took care of Gabriel at night because he
    • A. 

      Thought that Gabriel had stopped breathing

    • B. 

      Knew his parents could only keep two children

    • C. 

      Comforted Gabriel by using his power to transmit memories

    • D. 

      Knew Gabriel would be released if he wasn't quiet all night

  • 15. 
    Which of these is an opinion about Jonas's society?
    • A. 

      People did not have enough freedom of choice

    • B. 

      People were assigned jobs

    • C. 

      Only the Receiver and the Giver had memories of the world

    • D. 

      Each family unit had one female and one male child

  • 16. 
    Which of these is NOT a fact about Rosemary?
    • A. 

      She was The Giver's daughter

    • B. 

      She was the only female Receiver

    • C. 

      The Giver gave her the memory of loss

    • D. 

      She was assigned to be the Receiver

  • 17. 
    When a person is "released" in Jonas's community, he or she
    • A. 

      Goes Elsewhere

    • B. 

      Changes jobs

    • C. 

      Receives a memory

    • D. 

      Gets killed

  • 18. 
    Jonas tried to convince The Giver to
    • A. 

      Give him the memory of music

    • B. 

      Stop giving him painful memories

    • C. 

      Give Rosemary another chance

    • D. 

      Come with him to escape

  • 19. 
    What did The Giver and Jonas hope to accomplish by Jonas leaving his community?
    • A. 

      The memories would return to the people and they would gain wisdom

    • B. 

      The Elders would realize that they expect too much from their chidren

    • C. 

      Jonas would train Gabriel to be a wise leader and they would return

    • D. 

      The people would realize The Receiver had a difficult job

  • 20. 
    Jonas and [blank] are best friends.
  • 21. 
    Jonas saves [blank] from release.
  • 22. 
    [blank] is excited to get her new bike.
  • 23. 
    [blank] is skilled at release at the House of the Old.
  • 24. 
    [blank] is The Giver's daughter.
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