The Lottery Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter Abstracts.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What trouble does Bobby Martin get into?
(a) He does not respond to his mother's call and his father reprimands him.
(b) He gets in a fight with another boy and has a bloody nose.
(c) He gets his clean clothes all dirty and has to go home and change.
(d) He puts the stones he collected in his pocket.

2. What does Jackson suggest about civic prominence in the character of Mr. Summers.
(a) That wealth is the standard for importance.
(b) That everyone is equal regardless of wealth.
(c) That age is the criterion for civic leadership.
(d) That Summers has no real power in the village.

3. How long has the lottery been going on?
(a) Since the Pilgrims.
(b) Over several generations.
(c) For the last five years.
(d) Since before people arrived from Europe.

4. What does the village look like on the morning of the lottery?
(a) It is dusty and dry with the paint peeling off the houses.
(b) It is very metropolitan with shiny glass commercial buildings.
(c) It is in the sun with neat houses, green lawns, and flowers everywhere.
(d) It is gloomy and cold looking with gray houses.

5. What explanation does the late comer give for being late?
(a) She forgot what day it is.
(b) She had a cake in the oven.
(c) Her clock had stopped.
(d) She overslept.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Tessie try to add her daughter's family to Bill Hutchinson's second drawing?

2. Why are people gathering in the town square?

3. What is the procedure after Bill reveals that his family is the one?

4. What element of surprise does Jackson use in the story?

5. Why does his oldest son not draw for him?

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