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 walked with a limpHe lost his left armHe lost his right thumbHe broke his back2. What did the Thwaite boy tell young Roald that Licorice Bootlaces were made from?Mashed up fliesRubber tiresTarRat's blood3. What was the punishment for the Great Mouse Plot?Four strokes with the caneCommunity serviceGrounded for a monthLoss of tuck boxes4. What did the doctor remove during young Roald's first operation?Loose toothHis adenoidsHis appendixIngrown toenail5. How did Roald sign all his letters home?Love, RoaldLove from BoyHugs and kisses, RoaldMiss you, Boy6. What was poor Ellis in the sick room for?A boilBroken armAppendicitisPneumonia7. What brand of tobacco was supposed to be in the ancient half-sister's husband's pipe?Blend Eleven AromaticNavy CutKentucky ClubRoyal Vintage8. At Repton, what was "Boazers" a slang term for?Head boysMatronsPrefectsHousemasters9. Which chocolate company sent the boys new candy bars to test?Hershey'sNestleCadburyWonka's10. At the end of the story, where is Dahl headed?South AmericaDutch East IndiesEast AfricaLondonTime is Up!