Friday, 1/23/15
Prep sheet (use your own paper) for Giver Quiz 7/8:
Giver Quizzes: ___/12 ___/12
Science: ___/9

Mental Floss

  1. Wacky Wordies:
  2. ZERO 
  3. What a pair we are:   
    Our sum is 100, but our product tells you more. 
  4. For it is our sum times 24.    What are the numbers? (Alert: math.)
  5. Find the English word that can be formed using all these letters: PNLLEEEESSSSS.  (Not a trick.)
  6. How far can you walk into the woods?
  7. If you and your three friends have five bananas each, and a monkey comes along and takes three bananas from each of you, how many bananas will you have left?
  8. How many letters are there in the correct answer to this question? (hahahahahahaha)

Quiz 7/8. Write the answer.
  1. When parents want to show special affection for a child, they call him/her by number instead of name.  a) True  b) False
  2. (Quote.) What does the Chief Elder say about the future Twelves' differences in her speech?
  3. Why did the Chief Elder make a joke about chastising Asher's old teacher? 
  4. What is the punishment used for small children? (Use their euphemism.)
  5. Why was Asher punished as a Three?  a) He was rude.  b) He didn't pay attention.  c) He literally asked for it.  d) He failed several tests.  e) NOTA
  6. (Quote.) Why does the Committee of Elders continue to observe Twelves during their training?  
  7. What is the most honored assignment in the community?
  8. (Quote.) How is the previous one described physically?
  9. What attribute does the Chief Elder say Jonas does not yet possess, but will? 
  10. What attribute does Jonas have that the Chief Elder unable to describe because she does not understand it?
  11. Why is the Chief Elder unable to prepare Jonas for the pain he will experience?
  12. What makes Jonas feel a “tiny sliver of sureness for the first time”?
  13. The Giver is written in ______ person.
  14. Something that is static does not...    a) exist  b) stop  c) stand  d) move  e) stay  f) NOTA
  15. Five _______ parents will be guests of honor.  a) student's  b) students'  c) students's
  16. That boy is rather talented; he'll go far if he works hard and practices. ~Which choice lists all the adverbs?  a) rather, talented  b) rather, far  c) rather, talented, far  d) rather, far, hard  e) NOTA
  17. The prefix of this word means "good."   a) dystopia  b) euphemism  c) empathy  d) utopia  e) NOTA