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The Hunger Games

Suzanne Collins

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Study Questions & Essay Topics

Suggestions for Further Reading

1. What is Katniss’s sister’s full name?

2. How did Katniss’s father die?

3. At what skill is Gale better than Katniss?

4. Who or what is Katniss named after?

5. Who gives Katniss the mockingjay pin?

6. Why does the Capitol hold the Hunger Games?

7. Which word best describes Haymitch?

8. Under what circumstances did Katniss first meet Peeta?

9. What does Katniss think when she first sees the residents of the Capitol?

10. What are tesserae?

11. Which training station does Peeta excel at?

12. What does Peeta tell Katniss he wants to do in the Games?

13. What item does Katniss manage to grab at the Cornucopia when the Games begin?

14. What is the first thing Katniss looks for after running from the Cornucopia?

15. What does Peeta do that surprises Katniss on their first night in the arena?

16. When Katniss is severely dehydrated, how does Haymitch indicate to her that she’s near water?

17. What does Rue point out to Katniss that lets her get away from the group of Career Tributes?

18. What do Rue and Katniss realize is their advantage over the Career Tributes?

19. What does Katniss do when Rue is killed?

20. Where does Katniss find Peeta after it’s declared that two tributes can win the Games?

21. How does Haymitch indicate to Katniss that he wants her to play up the romance with Peeta?

22. What does Thresh say to Katniss when he spares her life?

23. How does Cato finally die?

24. How do Katniss and Peeta force the Capitol to declare them both winners?

25. What event does Katniss refer to when she says the most dangerous part of the Hunger Games is about to begin?

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