Did You Here About The Lottery Story?

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The Lottery Quizzes & Trivia

Celebration of knowledge that covers The Lottery as well as literary elements.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The morning of the lottery is
    • A. 

      Gray and foggy

    • B. 

      Very hot and humid

    • C. 

      Warm and sunny

  • 2. 
    Having completed their collecting, some of the boys are guarding their pile of
    • A. 

      Newspapers

    • B. 

      Stones

    • C. 

      Books

  • 3. 
    While waiting for the lottery to begin, the townspeople
    • A. 

      Quietly talk and joke

    • B. 

      Cry and pray

    • C. 

      Stay silent

  • 4. 
    The lottery is conducted by
    • A. 

      Mr. Summers

    • B. 

      Mrs. Graves

    • C. 

      Mr. Hutchinson

  • 5. 
    Mrs. Hutchinson's late arrival proves to be an example of
    • A. 

      Foreshadowing

    • B. 

      Theme

    • C. 

      Point of View

  • 6. 
    When Old Man Warner hears that some places have dropped the lottery, he
    • A. 

      Feels a flicker of hope but remains silent

    • B. 

      Expresses strong disapproval

    • C. 

      Is so stunned that he leaves the village

  • 7. 
    The winner of the lottery is
    • A. 

      Old Man Warner

    • B. 

      Janey Dunbar

    • C. 

      Tessie Hutchinson

  • 8. 
    The winner
    • A. 

      Gets a sum of money

    • B. 

      Is killed

    • C. 

      Is awarded a new house

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 9. 
    The winner's last words are
    • A. 

      "I will get my revenge"

    • B. 

      " I always knew it would be me"

    • C. 

      " It isn't fair, it isn't right"

  • 10. 
    In "The Lottery" the tone would be gloomy and dark.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    "The morning of June 27th was..." describes the setting of the story.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Hypocrisy could be defined as the ____________ in "The Lottery".
    • A. 

      Theme

    • B. 

      Suspense

    • C. 

      Mood

    • D. 

      Characters

  • 13. 
    What do you understand to be Jackson's own attitude toward the lottery and stoning? Exactly what in the story makes her attitude clear to us? Please provide textual evidence to support your opinion.
  • 14. 
    Please provide 2 specific examples of foreshadowing in "The Lottery". Provide textual evidence.
  • 15. 
    Please give 2 specific examples of irony in "The Lottery" and provide textual evidence.
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