Skip over navigation

Catching Fire

Suzanne Collins

Quiz

Study Questions & Essay Topics

Suggestions for Further Reading

1. Who owned the leather jacket Katniss changes out of when she leaves the woods at the beginning of the story?

2. What’s the name of the illegal market in District 12 where Katniss often goes to buy and sell things?

3. What does President Snow smell like to Katniss?

4. Whom does President Snow tell Katniss she has to convince of her love for Peeta?

5. What does everyone in District 12 lie and say Gale is in relation to Katniss?

6. What does the old man in District 11 do before everyone in the audience puts up the gesture of respect used in District 12?

7. What does Katniss see the Peackeepers do to the old man?

8. What does Plutarch Heavensbee tell Katniss as he shows her his watch during the feast at President Snow’s mansion?

9. What does Katniss accidentally see a broadcast about on the television in Mayor Undersee’s house?

10. What does Katniss want her family, Haymitch, Gale, and Peeta to do with her?

11. What does the refugee woman in the woods hold out to Katniss that has a mockingjay stamped on it?

12. What is Katniss surprised to find when she tries to return home from the woods after meeting the refugee women?

13. What does Katniss realize about Gale after Madge brings the pain medication for him?

14. What is the special condition of that year’s Quarter Quell that President Snow announces on television?

15. What does Finnick Odair tell Katniss people pay him with for the pleasure of his company?

16. In training, whom does Katniss decide she wants to create an alliance with?

17. What does Peeta do during his private demonstration for the Gamemakers in training?

18. When Katniss and Finnick come face-to-face at the Cornucopia as the Games begin, what does Finnick do?

19. What does Finnick do when Peeta’s heart stops after Peeta is shocked by the force field?

20. What does Katniss realize about the arena?

21. How does Wiress die?

22. Whom does Katniss realize all the tributes are trying to save?

23. How does Beetee suggest they try to kill the remaining tributes?

24. What does Johanna do after she hits Katniss in the head and knocks her nearly unconscious?

25. What does Gale say about District 12 when Katniss wakes up and sees him?

Follow Us