The Giver: Chapter 6

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Questions for chapter 6. As you are reading, be sure to look for an interesting passage. At the end of this quiz, you will be asked to share a passage that you thought was interesting and why you thought that it was interesting.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What passage in this chapter did you find interesting? Why?

  • 2. 

    Why did 4s 5s and 6s all wear buttons that fastened in the back?

    • A.

      To foster interdependence

    • B.

      To make it easier for parents to get them dressed

    • C.

      Because they were stylish

    Correct Answer
    A. To foster interdependence
    Explanation
    The reason why 4s, 5s, and 6s all wore buttons that fastened in the back was to foster interdependence. This means that by having buttons in the back, they needed assistance from others, such as parents or older siblings, to help them get dressed. This promoted a sense of reliance on others and encouraged cooperation and support within the family or community.

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  • 3. 

    Why was Gabe granted a reprieve? (Choose 2)

    • A.

      He had not gained the right amount of weight.

    • B.

      He was difficult.

    • C.

      He was not sleeping soundly at night.

    • D.

      He was too silly

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. He had not gained the right amount of weight.
    C. He was not sleeping soundly at night.
    Explanation
    Gabe was granted a reprieve because he had not gained the right amount of weight and he was not sleeping soundly at night. These two factors may have indicated that Gabe was not healthy or ready for whatever situation he was in. By granting him a reprieve, it suggests that these issues needed to be addressed before moving forward.

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  • 4. 

    What usually happens to children like Gabe?

    • A.

      They live with nurturers They are labelled inadequate and are released.

    • B.

      They live with nurturers until they are 2

    • C.

      They are given extra food.

    Correct Answer
    A. They live with nurturers They are labelled inadequate and are released.
    Explanation
    Children like Gabe are usually labelled inadequate and released. This suggests that in the given context, children who do not meet certain standards or expectations are deemed unfit to be a part of society and are therefore released from their current living situation. This implies a potentially dystopian or authoritarian society where individuals are judged and discarded based on their perceived worth or abilities.

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  • 5. 

    How did people find their spouses?

    • A.

      They were matched with someone from a different community.

    • B.

      They fell in love with someone in the community.

    • C.

      They were matched by the committee.

    Correct Answer
    C. They were matched by the committee.
    Explanation
    In the given options, the correct answer is "They were matched by the committee." This suggests that people found their spouses through a process where a committee would match them with suitable partners. This implies that individuals did not have complete autonomy in choosing their own spouses, but rather relied on the judgment and decision-making of the committee.

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