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The Giver

Lois Lowry


Full-Book Quiz

Full-Book Quiz

Full-Book Quiz

Full-Book Quiz

1. 1. In the first chapter, why is the Pilot released from the community?

2. 2. Why does Jonas decide that “apprehensive” is a better word for his feeling than “frightened”?

3. 3. What does Jonas’s mother do for a living?

4. 4. Which rule is most frequently broken in Jonas’s community?

5. 5. Why does Jonas’s mother discourage Lily from becoming a Birthmother?

6. 6. Why does Jonas worry about Asher’s Assignment?

7. 7. Why is Gabriel in danger of being released?

8. 8. What do the numbers assigned to each child signify?

9. 9. Why does the Chief Elder apologize to the audience at the Ceremony of Twelve?

10. 10. How does the community react to the death of a child in the river?

11. 11. Where did the Giver get his wisdom?

12. 12. Which of the following was not written on Jonas’s Assignment sheet?

13. 13. What method does the Giver use to train Jonas?

14. 14. What are Stirrings?

15. 15. What is the first memory Jonas receives?

16. 16. Why is Lily skeptical of Jonas’s story about the elephants?

17. 17. What was the name of the failed Receiver who was chosen ten years ago?

18. 18. Why is Jonas not permitted to apply for release?

19. 19. How does Jonas help the newchild Gabriel go to sleep?

20. 20. Why do Jonas’s parents refuse to tell him that they love him?

21. 21. Why does Jonas interrupt his friends’ game of good guys and bad guys?

22. 22. Why does the Nurturing Center release one of every set of identical twins?

23. 23. Why does Jonas leave the community before the time he and the Giver had planned?

24. 24. How does Jonas keep the search planes from finding him and Gabriel?

25. 25. What does Jonas see (or think he sees) as he nears the bottom of the hill on the sled?

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