The Giver Chapters 8-10 Study Questions

What was Jonas’s Assignment? Why was it important and unusual? Jonas was selected to become the new Receiver of Memory for the Community.It was unusual because the Community only had one Receiver, and he chose hissuccessor. Receiver was the most important job in the Community
What were the four qualities the Chief Elder said the Receiver of Memory must have? intelligence, integrity, courage, and wisdom
What happened when Jonas was looking out at the crowd? They changed, the way the apple had changed.
Did Jonas agree or disagree with the committee’s choice of him as the new Receiver? He agreed with it.
What happened the last time a new Receiver had been chosen? The girl was not successful. No one really knew exactly what had happened
From what rules was Jonas exempted? He was exempted from rules governing rudeness. He could ask anyone any question and he would receive an answer
What was Jonas prohibited from doing? He was not allowed to tell his dreams
What was he allowed to do that he had not been allowed to do before? He was allowed to lie.
What was the biggest difference in the Receiver of Memory’s dwelling? It was the books. Ordinary people did not have any
What memories did the Receiver of Memory say he had to transmit to Jonas? It was the memories of the whole world.
What was the first memory the Receiver said he would give to Jonas? He said it was the memory of snow

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