the lottery test

The Lottery Test | Final Test – Easy

This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who needs help from Mr. Graves to open his slip?
(a) The youngest daughter.
(b) Little Dave Hutchinson.
(c) All of the children.
(d) Tessie.

2. What happens to Tessie first?
(a) They present her with roses.
(b) She is given a tiara.
(c) The women form a circle around her to change her clothes.
(d) A stone hits her on the side of her head.

3. What is on Tessie Hutchinson’s paper?
(a) Nothing.
(b) A black spot.
(c) A message.
(d) The number 6.

4. What is the tone as the story begins?
(a) An average day with overcast sky.
(b) Cheerful, bright, and colorful.
(c) Dry like a newspaper article.
(d) Dreary and ominous.

5. Who is assigned to conduct the lottery?
(a) Mr. Hutchinson.
(b) Mr. Summers.
(c) Mr. Martin.
(d) Mr. Graves.

6. How do they list the villagers before the lottery begins?
(a) From the oldest to the youngest.
(b) By heads of families.
(c) In alphabetical order.
(d) From the youngest to the oldest.

7. What does Tessie’s paper mean?
(a) She gets to select the winner.
(b) She has been chosen.
(c) She is out of the lottery.
(d) She will have to draw again.

8. How do they assemble when it is time to begin the ceremony?
(a) Coming together in family groups.
(b) In double file lines.
(c) Making a huge circle in the town square.
(d) Crowding forward to try and be first to draw.

9. In a large village, how long might the lottery last?
(a) All day because they have more activities in the square.
(b) As much as seven days.
(c) An hour because the slips were mailed to the people.
(d) Not long because of better equipment.

10. How long has the lottery been going on?
(a) For the last five years.
(b) Since before people arrived from Europe.
(c) Over several generations.
(d) Since the Pilgrims.

11. Why does his oldest son not draw for him?
(a) He is too small to reach inside the box.
(b) His mother is next in line for the family.
(c) The boy is not yet sixteen.
(d) He rus away when the lottery begins.

12. What finally happens with Tessie?
(a) All the villagers stone her to death.
(b) She has a heart attack and dies.
(c) She has to catch and throw back the stones.
(d) She must dodge all the stones.

13. In general, what type of village is the setting of the story?
(a) A mining village.
(b) A retirement village.
(c) A manufacturing village.
(d) A farming village.

14. Who helps hold the box to keep it steady?
(a) Several of the larger boys.
(b) The mayor and the chief of police.
(c) Mr. Martin and his son.
(d) Mr. Graves and Mr. Summers.

15. Which stones are the most prized for use in the lottery?
(a) Smooth, round ones.
(b) Heavy, flat ones.
(c) Shiny, decorative ones.
(d) Hard, jagged ones.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is in the black box?

2. What type of story is THE LOTTERY?

3. What does Mr. Summers do as soon as he is sworn in?

4. Is Mr. Summers exempt from the lottery?

5. What is the traditional job of the village boys on Lottery Day?

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Very metropolitan with shiny glass commercial buildings

Neat houses, green lawns and flowers everywhere

Gloomy and cold with gray houses

Dusty, dry with paint peeling off the houses

Just under a thousand

There is a band concert in the morning.

They are voting on whether to discontinue the lottery.

The mayor is making a speech.

It is the annual lottery day.

They play an exhibition football game before the lottery.

They collect stones and bring them to the town square.

They form an honor guard for the lottery box.

They keep the younger children off of the grass.

Shiny, decorative ones

Hard, jagged ones

Smooth, round ones

Heavy, flat ones

All day because they have more activities in the square.

An hour because the slips were mailed to people.

Not long because of better equipment.

As much as seven days.

Standing together and talking politics.

Standing together and talking about women.

Standing in a group but not talking.

Standing in a group talking about tractors and rain.

Standing together and gossiping.

Putting up the bunting.

Avoiding each others eyes.

Running around looking for their children.

In double file lines.

Making a huge circle in the town square.

Crowding forward to try to be first to draw,.

Coming together in family groups.

Slips of paper instead of wood chips

A new black box

Black and white ping pong balls

The singing of the village anthem

The swearing in of the officials

The pledge of allegiance

The blessing of the box

He is the last one to draw a slip from the black box.

He is the first one to draw in the lottery.

He is the oldest man at the lottery.

He is the only single man there.

Nothing. It is very quiet.

The school marching band.

The women speaking all at once.

Slips will be put in the box for every member of the Hutchinson family.

The youngest Hutchinson will claim the prize.

The village people will vote for their favorite Hutchinson family member.

The Hutchinson family will draw straws to see who takes the prize.

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