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The Giver: Literary & Historical Context Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the statements below reflects a major theme in both The Giver and A Wrinkle in Time.

Question 2 2. Which of the following qualities from The Giver make it appear to be a utopia?

Question 3 3. When people have said they want to ban The Giver because of 'adult themes', this has encompassed all of the following issues except _____.

Question 4 4. How does Jonas learn about suffering in The Giver?

Question 5 5. Which of the below novels is an example of dystopian fiction written for young adults?

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Question 6 6. Which of Lois Lowry's novels was inspired by the passing of her older sister?

Question 7 7. When did George Orwell publish his novel 1984?

Question 8 8. In literature, books are categorized into different genres based on:

Question 9 9. Who is the main character in Gathering Blue?

Question 10 10. All of the following are reasons people have attempted to ban The Giver except _____.

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Question 11 11. A dystopian society is best described as:

Question 12 12. Who is the baby Jonas saves in The Giver?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is not an advanced technology found in The Giver?

Question 14 14. Which of the following words best describes a dystopia?

Question 15 15. Which of the following words best describes a utopia?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following statements about Lois Lowry is true?

Question 17 17. In what way is the tone of The Giver similar to the tone of To Kill a Mockingbird.

Question 18 18. Which of Lois Lowry's novels won a Newberry Award?

Question 19 19. In 1995, a parent from Kansas tried to ban The Giver because _____.

Question 20 20. How is freedom a theme in The Giver series?

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Question 21 21. The Giver can be considered a science-fiction novel because it:

Question 22 22. Which of the following does NOT describe a utopia?

Question 23 23. Why did Lois Lowry move around a lot as a child?

Question 24 24. In 2007, why did a group try to ban The Giver?

Question 25 25. How is the society depicted in The Handmaid's Tale oppressive?

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Question 26 26. To maintain a 'perfect' society, the society in The Giver does all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

Question 27 27. What is censorship?

Question 28 28. Where did Lois Lowry graduate from college?

Question 29 29. Who is the messenger in The Messenger?

Question 30 30. Which of the following aspects makes The Giver a dystopia?

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