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Matilda Quiz

Answer each question and then click the "Check Answers" button at the bottom. If you get a perfect score, you'll be able to put your name up on my Trivia Master Board. And remember, these quizzes are based on the books, not the movies!


 
1. What is Matilda's brother's name?
    James
    Magnus
    Michael
    Danny
2. What does Matilda's mother do all day long?
    Play bingo
    Dye her hair
    Shop
    Exercise
3. What was the first "grown–up" book that Matilda read?
    Just So Stories
    Great Expectations
    The Red Pony
    War and Peace
4. What was Fred's parrot's name?
    Polly
    Chopper
    Bruce
    Nigel
5. What does Mr. Wormwood use to make his cars' engines run smoothly?
    An electric drill
    Honey
    Extra oil
    Sawdust
6. Every day Mr. Wormwood put something on his hair. What was it?
    Hair tonic
    Peroxide
    Styling cream
    Wax
7. What was Miss Honey's first name?
    Jennifer
    Agatha
    Lavender
    Hortensia
8. What name is on the gate of Matilda's house?
    Gipsy House
    Happy Valley
    Comfy Cottage
    Cosy Nook
9. 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
10. The Trunchbull puts children in a cupboard to punish them. What is it called?
    The Chokey
    The Stifler
    The Coffin
    The Black Hole
11. Who put itching powder in the Trunchbull's knickers?
    Matilda
    Hortensia
    Lavender
    Miss Honey
12. In what event did the Trunchbull compete at the Olympics?
    Javelin
    Hammer throw
    100 yard dash
    Weightlifting
13. What did Bruce Bogtrotter steal from the Trunchbull?
    Riding crop
    Egg salad sandwich
    Knickers
    Chocolate cake
14. What does Lavender put in the Trunchbull's water jug?
    A frog
    A mouse
    A newt
    A goldfish
15. According to the Trunchbull, the perfect school would have...?
    Uniforms
    Strict discipline
    Corporal punishment
    No children
16. Where does Matilda's mysterious power "shoot" from?
    Her eyes
    Her finger
    The top of her head
    Her right elbow
17. What relation is the Trunchbull to Miss Honey?
    Her mother
    Her grandmother
    Her aunt
    Her cousin
18. What was Miss Honey's father's name?
    Victor
    Magnus
    Nigel
    Harry
19. What is Matilda's third and final miracle?
    Writing on the chalkboard
    Tipping the glass
    Lifting a child
    Flying
20. Where does the Wormwood family (minus Matilda) move at the end of the story?
    Australia
    Russia
    U.S.A.
    Spain

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