Gift of the Magi
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  • Question 1
    900 seconds
    Q.

    Why does Jim react so strangely when Della tells him she has sold her hair?

    answer choices

    He thinks she looks like a chorus girl.

    He is upset that she didn’t consult him.

    He is ashamed of not being an adequate provider.

    He has bought a gift for her that is no longer usable.

  • Question 2
    900 seconds
    Q. How much did Mrs. Sophie give to Della for her hair?
    answer choices
    $20.00
    $30.00
    $50.00
    $1.87
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. What did Jim sell in order to buy Della a gift?
    answer choices
    His watch chain
    His hair
    His walking cane
    His pocket watch
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. Why does Jim react so strangely when he comes home and sees Della with short hair? 
    answer choices
    He is mad because she cut her hair.
    He doesn’t recognize her. 
     He is upset that he had to sell his watch. 
    He is confused because he bought Della combs to use in her long hair. 
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What did Della buy Jim for Christmas?

    answer choices

    A silver chain for his watch

    A new briefcase for work.

    A new coat

    A new watch

  • Question 6
    900 seconds
    Q.

    What is Della’s concern as she waits for Jim to come home?

    answer choices

    She worries that Jim won’t like the present.

    She is concerned that he won’t like the chops that she is making for dinner.

    She is concerned because Jim is arriving home later than usual.

    She is concerned that he will no longer think she is pretty.

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    How much money did Della have at the beginning of the story?

    answer choices

    21.87

    60 cents

    1.87

    Story did not say

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What was the couple's last name?

    answer choices

    Young

    Dillingham

    Solomon

    Sofronie

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What was Jim's most prized possession?

    answer choices

    his father's coat

    his pocket watch

    his hair

    His wife

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What was Della's most prized possession?

    answer choices

    her hair

    a diamond necklace

    her mom's ring

    her husband

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Who were the original Magi?

    answer choices

    Jim and Della

    Adam and Eve

    the three kings who gave gifts to the baby Jesus

    the shepherds who traveled to see Jesus

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is the best theme for the story?

    answer choices

    to give gifts out of sacrificial love

    to tell people what you are getting them for Christmas so mistakes won't happen

    to give gifts because they gave you a gift

    to save money so when Christmas comes you will have money

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Why does Della go to Madame Sofronie's?

    answer choices

    to look for work

    to sell her hair

    to shovel Madame Sofronie's sidewalk

    to borrow $1.87.

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which statement best expresses the theme of the story?

    answer choices

    Make sure you give people gifts they can actually use.

    Spending time with people you love is more important than getting them gifts.

    The love and sacrifice that goes into a gift is more important than the gift itself.

    Don't waste money o expensive gifts.

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is the setting of the story?

    answer choices

    Paris, France, 2000

    New York City, 1900s

    East Tennessee, 1890

    The Appalachian Mountains, 1925

  • Question 16
    60 seconds
    Q.

    How was Della feeling at the beginning of the story?

    answer choices

    excited because Christmas was tomorrow

    proud because she managed to save up money for Jim’s gift

    upset because she didn’t have much money to spend on a gift for Jim

    concerned because she thought Jim would be upset if he didn’t get a nice gift

  • Question 17
    60 seconds
    Q. What type of irony is used in this story?
    answer choices
    Situational Irony
    Dramatic Irony
    Verbal Irony
  • Question 18
    20 seconds
    Q.

    When Jim and Della realize the full extent of what they have done, they try to make the ____________ of it.

    answer choices

    Best

    Worst

    Nothing

  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Who are the Magi?

    answer choices

    The Wise Men who brought gifts to baby Jesus

    The Wise Man of Australia

    Magicians in a circus

  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What type of irony is used when the reader knows Della sold her hair, but the character of Jim does not?

    answer choices

    Dramatic irony

    Situational irony

    Verbal irony

  • Question 21
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What type of irony is used when Jim buys combs for Della, but now she has short hair?

    answer choices

    Dramatic irony

    Situational irony

    Verbal irony

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