1. What does the village look like on the morning of the lottery?
(a) It is gloomy and cold looking with gray houses.
(b) It is in the sun with neat houses, green lawns, and flowers everywhere.
(c) It is very metropolitan with shiny glass commercial buildings.
(d) It is dusty and dry with the paint peeling off the houses.
2. How many people live in the village?
(a) Just under 1,000.
(b) Less than 100.
(d) About 300.
3. Why are people gathering in the town square?
(a) They are voting whether to discontinue the lottery.
(b) The mayor is making a speech.
(c) There is a band concert that morning.
(d) It is the annual lottery day.
4. Why are the children running around that morning?
(a) Lottery Day is a school holiday.
(b) It is Saturday and there is no school.
(c) Lottery Day is a special holiday for children.
(d) The teachers are in the lottery so they come to see them.
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