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1. What is the reaping?→A festival to celebrate the harvest
2. What is the nickname for District 12?→The Dirty Dozen
3. Why does Katniss volunteer for the Hunger Games?→She thinks she can win
4. What does Madge give to Katniss as a token of District 12?→A lump of coal (it’s not just for bad children’s Christmas stockings)
5. Which statement best describes Haymitch’s role in the Hunger Games?→He is mentoring Peeta and Katniss as they compete in the Games because he is a former Hunger Games champion
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