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The Giver

The Giver


by Lois Lowry

Reading Quizzes

Available to teachers only as part of theThe GiverTeacher Pass

The GiverTeacher Pass includes:

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Sample of Reading Quizzes

Chapter One


1. What will happen to the pilot of the jet who flew over the community accidentally?
2. What does the family do after their evening meal?
3. What is Jonas's father concerned about?
4. Why does no one laugh when Lily suggests that Jonas's father bring one of the newborns home and have him be a member of the family?
5. What is Jonas apprehensive about?


1. That person will be "released."
2. They talk about their feelings.
3. He is concerned about one of the newborns because he isn't growing fast enough.
4. Families are strictly decided by the community. The parents are decided by the Community and so are the children. There can only be one male child and one female child in each family.
5. Jonas is apprehensive about the ceremony of twelve.