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Esio Trot Quiz

Esio Trot

Do you know the secrets of tortoise language? Take this quiz and find out!
(Photo courtesy of Steve Slater.)

What was Mr. Hoppy’s other love (besides Mrs. Silver)?

Tortoises

Growing flowers

Fixing buses

Going to pet stores

What was Mrs. Silver’s tortoise’s name?

Alfie

Ralphie

Sophie

Stewie

How much did Mrs. Silver’s original tortoise weigh?

2 pounds

268 grams

13 ounces

3 ounces

How is Tortoise language different from English?

Tortoise is backwards

Tortoise is upside-down

Tortoise is like Pig Latin

They’re the same

How many tortoises does Mr. Hoppy buy from the pet stores?

1000

550

260

140

What does Mr. Hoppy feed all the tortoises?

Flowers

Cabbage leaves

Tortoise food pellets

Crackers

What did Mr. Hoppy do before he retired?

Repair buses

Run a pet store

Own a flower shop

Teach schoolchildren

How long does Mr. Hoppy’s plan last?

1 year

5 months

7 weeks

28 days

What’s the problem with Tortoise Number 8?

He’s still too little

He’s a little too big

He bites people

He’s not the right color

How long did it end up taking Mrs. Silver’s original tortoise to double in size?

1 year

5 years

20 years

30 years

Victor Hazell

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

Sergeant Samways

Not bad. You can still do better though!

Danny

Congratulations! You are a Dahl trivia master.