The Giving Game
True or False Question: True or False: In the story The Giver an apple is red?
Answer: False, it is a shade of gray.
Question: True or False: mother thought Lily would fit the job of storyteller
Question: True or False: They have love?
Question: True or False: when a birthmother has twins, the fatter one is released
Answer: False, the smaller one is released
Question: True or False: when Rosemary died the memories came back to the people
Characters Question: Who is the main character?
Question: What does Gabriel and Jonas have in common?
Answer: They both have pale eyes
Question: How many children does each family unit have?
Answer: Each family must have 2 children, one female and one male
Question: When do they get their life assignments and start training for their jobs?
Answer: Age 12
Question: What age do they get assigned their names and family units?
Answer: Age 1
Setting Question: What color is grass in the book?
Answer: It is a shade of gray
Question: What is a dwelling?
Answer: A house
Question: Why couldn't the search plans see Jonas and Gabriel?
Answer: They couldn't see color, so they blended in with their surroundings.
Question: How was Rosemary released?
Answer: She injected herself.
Question: What was the worst memory?
ThemeQuestion: What kind of suffering is worse in The Giver- physical or emotional pain?
Answer: Physical pain
Question: How did Jonas calm down Gabriel when he couldn't sleep?
Answer: He gave Gabriel the memory of sailing.
Question: Why couldn't the community have choices?
Answer: They might make a mistake
Question: Why did Jonas tell the receiver to start giving him more painful memories?
Answer: To lighten the receiver's load because he was in so much pain.
Question: What did Jonas do to change the community?
Answer: Jonas ran elsewhere
Fun FactQuestion: Who wrote the book The Giver?
Answer: Lois Lowry
Question: Was Jonas ever given medication for his pain?
Question: What is Jonas's dad job?
Answer: Nurturer, responsible for all the physical and emotional needs for every new child.
Question: What is one reason someone from the community would get released?
Answer: New children get released for not developing properly.
Question: Which month do new children turn one?