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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Jonas feel when he is skipped by the Chief Elder at the Ceremony of Twelve?
2. Roberto performed many functions in the Community. He was on the Planning Committee and he had a family, but he was most remembered for what position?
(b) Instructor of Elevens.
(c) Food Production.
(d) Instructor of Twelves.
3. What object does Jonas eat in order to feel the memory of a cold sensation?
(b) A rain drop.
(c) An icicle.
(d) A snowflake.
4. In which Ceremony are children named?
(a) The Ceremony of Tens.
(b) The Name Ceremony.
(c) The Ceremony of Ones.
(d) The Birth Ceremony.
5. What quality does Jonas already have but cannot be described?
(a) The Intelligence to Explore.
(b) The Capacity to See Beyond.
(c) The Ability to Judge.
(d) The Logic to Decide.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many years have the Committee of Elders observed the community in order to decide on the next Receiver?
2. After the Ceremony of Twelves, what characteristic no longer matters?
3. What assignment does Lily think sounds like a luxury, a thought for which her mother reprimands her?
4. What is the Giver weighted with?
5. The Speaker accuses Jonas of this because he took an object home.
Short Essay Questions
1. What will happen to Lily's hair during the ceremony of Eight?
2. What ritual is Jonas's family participating in as the novel opens?
3. What assignment does Fiona receive and why?
4. What dream does Jonas share in Chapter 5?
5. Describe the characteristics of Fiona.
6. What is significant about volunteering? Does it matter to the children's future?
7. What rule is often broken at the ceremony of Nine?
8. What does Jonas's Mother give to Jonas to help with the 'Stirrings'? What happens as a result?
9. What is Jonas anticipating as the novel opens and why?
10. What happened to the old Receiver?
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