The Question and Answer section for The Hunger Games is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
The tributes are asked pointed questions to ellicit more drama and interest in them so more people will watch the games.
The only information I have been able to attain is that District 12 is the furthest district from the capital.
Katniss's mother and sister are allowed to see her, and she quickly lectures them on all the responsibilities they must remember to fulfill so that they can not only survive but also prevent Prim from taking tessarae. She is particularly stern...