The Giver By Lois Lowry

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The Giver By Lois Lowry


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When the Receiver fails, all the memories that he/she contains will:
    • A. 

  • 2. 
    At the beginning of the novel Jonas' first job was where?
    • A. 

      The Nurturing Center

    • B. 

      The House of the Old

    • C. 

      The Recreation Center

  • 3. 
    The first memory of pain Jonas receives is?
    • A. 

      A broken bone

    • B. 

      A sunburn

    • C. 

      A sharp cut

  • 4. 
    What did Jonas take from the Recreation area?
    • A. 

      A ball

    • B. 

      A tomato

    • C. 

      An apple

  • 5. 
    What was the Giver's special ability?
    • A. 

      "seeing beyond"

    • B. 

      "hearing beyond"

    • C. 

      "feeling beyond"

  • 6. 
    The very first memory the giver transmits to Jonas is?
    • A. 

      Sledding down a hill

    • B. 

      Christmas

    • C. 

      War

  • 7. 
    What did Jonas take without permission? 
    • A. 

      An apple

    • B. 

      A book

    • C. 

      A picture

  • 8. 
    Asher becomes what profession? 
    • A. 

      An Elder

    • B. 

      A worker in the Recreation Department

    • C. 

      A Doctor

  • 9. 
    What is Gabriel's comfort object? 
    • A. 

      A crocodile

    • B. 

      A hippo

    • C. 

      An elephant

  • 10. 
    What is Father's nickname for Jonas's sister/ 
    • A. 

      Lily Billy

    • B. 

      Hippo

    • C. 

      Miss Lily

  • 11. 
    Jonas run away with Fiona
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Jonas and Gabriel have the same eyes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Jonas dreams about Fiona.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Fiona got the job of caretaker of the old. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Asher was assigned to be the Doctor. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    What is the first extremely painful memory that Jonas recieves?
    • A. 

      Being shot

    • B. 

      Having open-heart surgery

    • C. 

      A broken leg

    • D. 

      Getting into a fight at school

  • 17. 
    Why is Lily skeptical of Jonas’s story about the elephants?
    • A. 

      She is afraid of elephants, so she thinks Jonas is just trying to scare her.

    • B. 

      Jonas is a pathological liar.

    • C. 

      Lily has been raised to think that elephants are imaginary creatures.

    • D. 

      Lily is an expert on elephants and knows they would never behave in the way Jonas describes them.

  • 18. 
    What was the name of the failed Receiver who was chosen ten years ago?
    • A. 

      Poppy

    • B. 

      Melanie

    • C. 

      Fiona

    • D. 

      Rosemary

  • 19. 
    Why is Jonas not permitted to apply for release?
    • A. 

      If Jonas left the community, all the valuable time and money spent on his training would be wasted.

    • B. 

      If Jonas left the community, all of the Committee of Elders would die of broken hearts because they love him so much.

    • C. 

      If Jonas left the community, all the memories he had accumulated would enter the minds of the citizens and create chaos.

    • D. 

      If Jonas left, the Giver would be lonely.

  • 20. 
    How does Jonas help the newchild Gabriel go to sleep?
    • A. 

      He transmits memories of lullabies and soft beds.

    • B. 

      He tells him bedtime stories.

    • C. 

      He transmits memories of peaceful sails on a lake.

    • D. 

      He injects him with a mild sleeping drug.

  • 21. 
    Why do Jonas’s parents refuse to tell him that they love him?
    • A. 

      They think that Jonas will feel smothered by their love.

    • B. 

      They secretly hate him.

    • C. 

      They think love is an obsolete word with no meaning.

    • D. 

      They were not paying attention when he asked if they loved him

  • 22. 
    Why does Jonas interrupt his friends’ game of good guys and bad guys?
    • A. 

      They did not let him play.

    • B. 

      They are not following the rules governing the play of the game.

    • C. 

      He has a better idea for a game and thinks his rank as Receiver should count for something.

    • D. 

      He recognizes that their game takes a casual attitude toward tragedy.

  • 23. 
    What memory did the Giver give Jonas so he could see other colors?
    • A. 

      A clown

    • B. 

      Flowers

    • C. 

      A rainbow

    • D. 

      A fish

  • 24. 
    What sad memory did the Giver give to Rosemary?
    • A. 

      War - a battlefield

    • B. 

      Loneliness - a child taken from its parents

    • C. 

      Death - a ship sinking at sea

    • D. 

      Hurt - a car accident

  • 25. 
    What event did Jonas watch on the video screen?
    • A. 

      The Release of the Twin

    • B. 

      The Ceremony of Twelve

    • C. 

      The last holiday

    • D. 

      His birth

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