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The Lottery

The Lottery


by Shirley Jackson

The Lottery: Not for School Admission Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Lottery? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What is the date?

June 27
Mother's Day
Father's Day
The Day of the Locust
Q. Where is the town square?

Between the circle and the triangle
There is no square. It is really a rhombus.
On the edge of town
Between the post office and the bank
Q. How long does it take some large villages to complete the lottery?

15 minutes but they use computers
up to 2 days
Three weeks at the minimum
They are still counting as we speak
Q. How many people are in this village?

1, it isn't really a village
4, just one family
300 people
Q. What do the farmers NOT discuss?

Obamacare and its implications for small business