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The Lottery - Short Stories (Fiction) - Questions for Tests and Worksheets - Ninth Grade (Grade 9)

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Grade 9 The Lottery
What is the setting of the story?
  1. A small village
  2. Summer
  3. June 27th
  4. All of the above
Grade 9 The Lottery
What is an example of foreshadowing in the story?
  1. The black box
  2. The slips of paper
  3. Children gathering stones at the start of the story
  4. Mr. Summers description
Grade 9 The Lottery
What is the theme of the story?
  1. Stone people to have a successful harvest
  2. Blindly following a tradition can be dangerous
  3. Not everything is as it seems
Grade 9 The Lottery
What is the point of view from which the story was written?
  1. 1st person
  2. 3rd person limited
  3. 3rd person omniscient
  4. 2nd person
Grade 9 The Lottery
What is the prize for winning "The Lottery?"
  1. Money
  2. A day at the spa
  3. A new car
  4. Free Vacation
  5. To be stoned to death
Grade 9 The Lottery
What was used to store the slips of paper?
  1. Old purple box
  2. Old wooden crate
  3. Old water jug
  4. Old black box
  5. Old mixing bowl
Grade 9 The Lottery
When does "The Lottery" take place?
  1. Summer
  2. Winter
  3. Fall
  4. Spring
  5. Autumn
  6. Mr. Reed's "crib" (home)
Grade 9 The Lottery
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