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Matilda Quiz

Matilda

Are you smart enough to take on the Trunchbull?
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What is Matilda’s brother’s name?

James

Magnus

Michael

Danny

What does Matilda’s mother do all day long?

Play bingo

Dye her hair

Shop

Exercise

What was the first “grown-up” book that Matilda read?

Just So Stories

Great Expectations

The Red Pony

War and Peace

What was Fred’s parrot’s name?

Polly

Chopper

Bruce

Nigel

What does Mr. Wormwood use to make his cars’ engines run smoothly?

An electric drill

Honey

Extra oil

Sawdust

Every day Mr. Wormwood put something on his hair. What was it?

Hair tonic

Peroxide

Styling cream

Wax

What was Miss Honey’s first name?

Jennifer

Agatha

Lavender

Hortensia

What name is on the gate of Matilda’s house?

Gipsy House

Happy Valley

Comfy Cottage

Cosy Nook

What is Matilda’s complaint about the books of C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien?

Too long

Too difficult

No romance

No funny bits

The Trunchbull puts children in a cupboard to punish them. What is it called?

The Chokey

The Stifler

The Coffin

The Black Hole

Who put itching powder in the Trunchbull’s knickers?

Matilda

Hortensia

Lavender

Miss Honey

In what event did the Trunchbull compete at the Olympics?

Javelin

Hammer throw

100 yard dash

Weightlifting

What did Bruce Bogtrotter steal from the Trunchbull?

Riding crop

Egg salad sandwich

Knickers

Chocolate cake

What does Lavender put in the Trunchbull’s water jug?

A frog

A mouse

A newt

A goldfish

According to the Trunchbull, the perfect school would have…?

Uniforms

Strict discipline

Corporal punishment

No children

Where does Matilda’s mysterious power “shoot” from?

Her eyes

Her finger

The top of her head

Her right elbow

What relation is the Trunchbull to Miss Honey?

Her mother

Her grandmother

Her aunt

Her cousin

What was Miss Honey’s father’s name?

Victor

Magnus

Nigel

Harry

What is Matilda’s third and final miracle?

Writing on the chalkboard

Tipping the glass

Lifting a child

Flying

Where does the Wormwood family (minus Matilda) move at the end of the story?

Australia

Russia

USA

Spain

Grizzled old grunion

Oh dear! I think you’ve forgotten some of the story! Time for a re-read.

Mr. Kranky

Not bad. You can still do better though!

George

Congratulations! You are a Dahl trivia master.