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The Giver by Lois Lowry
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10/11/2008

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What reason did Jonas give the Recreation Director for stealing the apple?
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He doesn't give a reason.
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Why does jonas leave the community before the time that he and the Giver had discussed?
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He finds out that Gabriel will be released the next morning and wants to save him.
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Who said it: "Do you understand why it's inappropriate to use a word like love?"
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Mother
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How does Jonas help Gabriel to sleep?
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He transmits memories of peaceful sails on a lake.
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Why does Jonas interupt his friends when they are playing good guys bad guys?
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He recognizes their game as an imitation of war and thinks that they take something so tragic too casually.
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When a new infant is given to a family unit to replace a child who died, the ceremony is called:
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The Murmur of Replacement Ceremony
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Who said it: "We gained control of so many things. But we had to let go of others."
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The Giver
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The first memory of pain that Jonas receives is:
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A sunburn
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Where is the Giver's daughter?
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She released herself
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Why does the Chief Elder apologize to the audience at the Ceremony of Twelve?
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She has caused them anxiety about Jonas' assignment.
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Who said it: "Your turn Larissa, I'll just start the water then help you up."
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Jonas
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Who said it: "I have caused anxiety, I apologize to my community."
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Chief Elder
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Why does Jonas' mother discourage lily from being a birthmother?
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Birthmother is not an honorable job.
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What method does the Giver use to train Jonas?
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He places his hands on Jonas' bare back and gives him memories.
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Who said it: "I looked for you yesterday so we could ride home together. Your bike was still there, and I waited for a little while. But it was getting late, so I went on home."
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Fiona
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Who siad it: "The feeling you described was wanting. It was your first stirrings, father and I have been expecting it to happen to you."
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Mother
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The Givers favorite memory is a:
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Loving family celebrating Christmas
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Why is Jonas not permitted to apply for release?
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If he left the community, all the memories that the Giver had given him would enter the minds of the citizens and create chaos.
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Jonas has the special ability of seeing beyond, what was the Giver's special ability?
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Hearing beyond.
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Lily's comfort object.
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Elephant
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In which of the following situations did the Elders seek advice from the Giver?
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When a plane flew over the community.
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Who said it: "Today we honor your differences, they determine your futures."
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Chief Elder
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What does Jonas' mother do for a living?
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She works for the Department of Justice.
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What is the first lie Jonas tells his parents?
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He understood why he shouldn't say the word love.
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Stirrings are:
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Sexual thoughts and dreams; signs of puberty.
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Who said it: "I felt angry this afternoon, my childcare group was at the play area and we had a visiting group of sevens, and they didn't obey the rules at all!"
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Lily
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Who said it: "I apologize for inconveniencing my learning community."
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Asher
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Jonas' family is taking care of Gabriel because:
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Gabriel needs extra nurturing.
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In this community, if one of your children accidentally dies:
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The childs name will be given to another replacement child, born later.
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Jonas' friend Asher becomes: (assignment)
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A worker in the recreations department
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Which of these is something that Jonas has experienced BEFORE he meets the Giver?
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Color
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What is father's nickname for Jonas' sister?
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Lily-Billy
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What does Jonas try to transmit to Asher when they are looking at flowers?
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The awareness of red.
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Why does the nurturing center release one of every set of twins?
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It is inconvenient to have two people who look the same walking around.
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Who said it: "I think newchildren are so cute, I hope I get assigned to be a birthmother.
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Lily
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Who said it: "Asher, we thank you for your childhood."
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Chief Elder
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What part of Jonas and the Giver's plan does NOT happen?
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Jonas is presumed dead because his bike is found near the river.
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Who was Rosemary?
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The Giver's daughter.
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What was Gabriel's comfort object?
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Hippo
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What did Jonas take from the recreations area?
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An apple
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Who said it: "We're almost there Gabriel, I remember this place Gabe."
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Jonas
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What was the departmetn that relocated so often in the community that people could never find it?
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Bicycle Repair.
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In his ceremony, what does Jonas' assignment turn out to be?
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He will be the new Receiver.
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Why does Jonas take Gabe away from the communtiy?
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To prevent Gabe from being released.
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Who said it: "If everything's the same, there aren't any choices! I want to wake up in the morning and decide things! A blue tunic or a red one!"
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Jonas
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Why was Gabe in danger of being released?
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He isn't growing enough and can't sleep through the night.
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Who said it: "It's bye-bye to you Gabe, in the morning."
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Father
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In the first memory he receives, Jonas experiences ********* for the first time.
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Cold, winter weather.
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Who said it: "I heard about a guy who was absolutely sure he was going to be assigned Engineer, and instead they gave him sanitation laborer. He went out the next day, jumped in the river, swam across, and joined the next community he came to. Nobody ever saw him again."
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Asher
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At the very beginning of the book, in chapter 1, Jonas is "apprehensive" about something. What does it turn out to be?
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The upcoming ceremony and assignments.
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What do the numbers assigned to each child stand for?
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The order of their birth.
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Who said it: "I'm the one who's training for Assistant Recreation Director, games aren't your area of expertness."
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Asher
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What does Jonas see (or think he sees) as he nears the bottom of the hill on the sled?
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Colored lights in the windows of houses.
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The very first memory that the Giver transmits to Jonas is:
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Sledding down a hill
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At the beginning of the novel, Jonas is volunteering at the:
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House of the Old
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Who said it: "This job has aged me. I know I look as if I should be scheduled for release soon, but actually, I have a good deal of time left."
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The Giver
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At the December ceremony, Fiona is selected to become a:
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Caretaker of the old
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Who said it: "After all the time I've put in with him, I hope they're not going to decide to release him."
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Father
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When Jonas receives the memories, he is:
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Lying down.
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Who said it: "I can't wait til I get my very own bicycle next month. Father's is too big for me. I fell.
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Lily
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The Chief Elder is elected every ten years. The Chief Elder during this novel is :
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A woman
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Who said it: "My work will be finished when I have helped the community to change and become whole."
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The Giver
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Why do the adults in teh community take a daily pill?
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To prevent the stirrings.
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Tell 4 advantages and 4 disadvantages of living in Jonas' community.
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This will be an essay on the test, you need to develop you own opinions for an answer.
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Tell 4 ways that Jonas' community is the same as yours and 4 ways that it is different.
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This is an essay on the test. you must develop your own answer.
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Do you think Jonas' assignment as Receiver is an honor or a punishment?
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This is an essay. you mus be able to Express your opinion and back it up with examples from the text.
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Jonas learns about a lot of new things and ideas through all of the Givers memories. LIST 10 things that Jonas learns through memories.
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Essay: Look back through the text and find the answers NOW!!!
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Why it is important to have pain and difficulty in your life?
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Essay - be sure to support your opinion.
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Why would life be better without pain and difficulty?
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Essay - Be sure to support your opinon.