Gabriel in The Giver Quiz

Gabriel is a very small child when Jonas's father, a "Nurturer," brings him home. Gabriel isn't thriving, but with the proper care and instruction, it is hoped that the boy will one day be a productive member of the community. Be sure you understand what happens to Gabriel and Jonas's special role with the boy by taking the quiz over his character in Lois Lowry's classic novel for young adults, The Giver.

  1. True or False: Against convention, Gabriel is called by his name, not his number, prior to his ceremony

  2. What happens if Gabriel doesn't thrive?

  3. What physical feature do both Gabriel and Jonas share?

  4. Gabriel is in danger of being declared _______________.

  5. Although he is closely monitored by Jonas's father, what does the toddler Gabriel fail to do?