Fun > Trivia Quizzes > Boy – Tales of Childhood Quiz Boy – Tales of Childhood Quiz Are you a true Dahl expert? Test your knowledge of Roald Dahl's childhood adventures! Boy - Tales of Childhood Quiz (Photo courtesy of Angelo Amboldi.) 1. Roald Dahl's father had an accident as a boy. What was the result? He lost his right thumb He lost his left arm He broke his back He walked with a limp2. What did the Thwaite boy tell young Roald that Licorice Bootlaces were made from? Mashed up flies Rat's blood Rubber tires Tar3. What was the punishment for the Great Mouse Plot? Four strokes with the cane Loss of tuck boxes Grounded for a month Community service4. What did the doctor remove during young Roald's first operation? His adenoids His appendix Loose tooth Ingrown toenail5. How did Roald sign all his letters home? Miss you, Boy Hugs and kisses, Roald Love, Roald Love from Boy6. What was poor Ellis in the sick room for? Pneumonia Appendicitis A boil Broken arm7. What brand of tobacco was supposed to be in the ancient half-sister's husband's pipe? Kentucky Club Royal Vintage Navy Cut Blend Eleven Aromatic8. At Repton, what was "Boazers" a slang term for? Head boys Prefects Housemasters Matrons9. Which chocolate company sent the boys new candy bars to test? Hershey's Wonka's Nestle Cadbury10. At the end of the story, where is Dahl headed? East Africa South America London Dutch East IndiesTime is Up!