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Esio Trot Quiz

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Esio Trot Quiz

A reading comprehension and major details quiz for Roald Dahl's Esio Trot.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
  • 2. 
    What is the setting of the book?
    • A. 

      An apartment building

    • B. 

      Turtle pond and field

    • C. 

      Esio Trot village

    • D. 

      Newspaper and sweets shop

  • 3. 
    Mr. Hoppy bred turtles and rabbits in his living room.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    How did Mr. Hoppy feel about Mrs. Silver?
    • A. 

      She was too noisy with her turtle.

    • B. 

      She should stay at home instead of going to work.

    • C. 

      He was secretly in love with her.

    • D. 

      He thought the turtle was a nuisance.

  • 5. 
    How much did Mrs. Silver want her turtle to weigh?
    • A. 

      28 ounces

    • B. 

      She liked him the way he was

    • C. 

      Big enough to need a new house

    • D. 

      Twice as big

  • 6. 
    According to Mr. Hoppy, in what language are the magic words written?
    • A. 

      Amphibianese

    • B. 

      Latin prefixes

    • C. 

      Tortoise language

    • D. 

      Spanish

  • 7. 
    After being replaced by a slightly larger tortoises, the original Alfie doesn't appear anywhere else in the story.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    How much did the last tortoise weight?
    • A. 

      We never find out

    • B. 

      27 ounces

    • C. 

      13 1/2 ounces

    • D. 

      28 ounces

  • 9. 
    How did Mr. Hoppy and Mrs. Silver end up in the story?
  • 10. 
    How much did Alife weigh in the beginning?
    • A. 

      15 ounces

    • B. 

      Just over one pound

    • C. 

      We never find out

    • D. 

      13 ounces