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The Giver Ch. 1-12

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  • Q1
    Why were the doors locked at the Receiver of Memory?
    The Receiver needs privacy and no distractions
    The Receiver forgot to unlock the door in the morning
    All doors are locked in the community
    There was a lot of money in the Receiver's office
  • Q2
    Which of the following is NOT one of the characteristics/qualities of the Receiver of Memory.
    The ability to see in to the future
  • Q3
    What job is Asher assigned?
    Assistant Director of Recreation
    Department of Justice
    House of the Old Attendant
  • Q4
    Which of the following is NOT one of Jonas's reactions when he was not called to receive his assignment?
  • Q5
    When are the newborns named and given to a family?
    At the Ceremony of one
    At the Ceremony of Three
    At Birth
    At the Ceremony of 5
  • Q6
    TRUE OR FALSE: As a three, children are punished by smack and a discipline wand.
  • Q7
    What happens if someone doesn't finish his/her mandatory community service hours before the Ceremony of Twelve?
    All of the other new Twelves mock them
    The new Twelve won't receive their assignment
    They get disowned by their family unity
    They will automatically be released from the community
  • Q8
    Why does Jonas take the apple home?
    He was trying to figure out how/why the apple changed
    He was hungry after playing with Asher
    Every child took home an apple that day
    An apple a day keeps the doctor away is the rule of the community
  • Q9
    How do the Elders decide on the assignments for the Twelves
    Parents decide what they want their twelve to be assigned as
    Upcoming Twelves put in an application for the job they want
    The Elders make meticulous observations of the Twelves and decide
    Family units vote
  • Q10
    How does the community change rules?
    The Elders are notified of potential rules to be changed and they discuss and decide
    Whenever a citizen wants a rule changed, it happens automatically since this is a perfect society
    The community votes on changes
    Each family unit has to have a unified vote to present to the Elders
  • Q11
    What is the evening ritual?
    Parents review the Book of Rules with their children
    At dinnertime, family units discuss their feelings of the day
    The evening telling of dreams
    Elders visit family units at dinnertime
  • Q12
    Who takes the pill for the Stirring AND for how long?
    Males and females take the pill for the Stirrings starting around 11 or 12. They take it until they are Old.
    Only males around the ages of 11 or 12; They take the pill for the rest of their lives
    All citizens take the pill starting at birth for the rest of their life
    Only females take the pill starting at 12
  • Q13
    TRUE or FALSE: Sameness is in place so everything stays n the community's idea of perfection.
  • Q14
    Which of the following is NOT a memory Jonas received on his first day?
  • Q15
    How did The Receiver obtain wisdom?
    The Elders give The Receiver wisdom
    The Receiver gets wisdom from old age
    The Receiver gets the wisdom from family units
    Re-experiencing memories over and over again

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