The Ultimate
The Gift of the Magi
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 12

What did Jim and Della do with their Christmas presents?

  • They put them away for a while
  • They returned them and got their money back
  • They donated them to a charity
  • They used them straight away

Question 2 of 12

Why did the author say of Jim and Della "that of all who give gifts these two were the wisest."?

  • They sacrificed their greatest treasures for each other
  • They only got presents for themselves
  • They gave all their money to the poor
  • They weren't the wisest, they should have saved their money.

Question 3 of 12

Who invented the art of giving Christmas presents?

  • The Magi
  • The retail industry
  • Santa Claus
  • King James the 1st

Question 4 of 12

What was the prayer Della said before Jim came home on Christmas Eve?

  • "Please God, make him think I am still pretty."
  • "Dear God, let us have more money next Christmas."
  • "Please let there be food for Christmas Day."
  • "God, make Jim love his gift."

Question 5 of 12

What did Jim buy Della for Christmas?

  • Jeweled rim tortoise shell combs
  • An evening gown
  • An expensive bottle of perfume
  • A pair of gloves

Question 6 of 12

What did Della buy Jim for Christmas?

  • A platinum fob chain
  • A new book
  • A leather wallet
  • A new watch

Question 7 of 12

How did Jim get more money to buy Della a present?

  • He sold his gold watch
  • He worked extra hours at his job
  • He sold newspapers
  • He bet on horse racing

Question 8 of 12

How did Della get more money to buy Jim a present?

  • She sold her hair
  • She took on work as a governess
  • She did others laundry
  • She sold her furniture

Question 9 of 12

What color was Della's hair?

  • Brown
  • Auburn
  • Blonde
  • Black

Question 10 of 12

What were the two most prized possessions of Jim and Della?

  • Jim's gold watch and Della's hair
  • A diamond necklace and an antique chair
  • Della's grey cat and Jim's book collection
  • Jim's good looks and their savings account

Question 11 of 12

How much was rent on Jim and Della's flat each week?

  • $8
  • $10
  • $20
  • $5

Question 12 of 12

How much money had Della saved for Christmas?

  • $1.87
  • $250
  • $1.24
  • $10.32

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