Esio Trot By Roald Dahl

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Esio Trot By Roald Dahl - Quiz

A trivia quiz based on the first 20 pages of Roald Dahl's book, Esio Trot.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who did Mr Hoppy love?

    • A.

      Mrs Gold

    • B.

      His dog

    • C.

      His flowers

    • D.

      His mother

    Correct Answer
    C. His flowers
    Explanation
    Mr Hoppy loved his flowers. This can be inferred from the information given in the question. The question asks who Mr Hoppy loved, and out of the given options, the only one that matches is "His flowers".

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  • 2. 

    What was Mrs Silver's tortoise called?

    • A.

      George

    • B.

      Harry

    • C.

      Timmy

    • D.

      Alfie

    Correct Answer
    D. Alfie
    Explanation
    Mrs Silver's tortoise was called Alfie.

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  • 3. 

    What is Mrs Silver worried about?

    • A.

      Tomatoes are very expensive.

    • B.

      Alfie will fall out of the balcony.

    • C.

      Alfie is growing too slowly.

    • D.

      Alfie does not wake up from his winter sleep.

    Correct Answer
    C. Alfie is growing too slowly.
    Explanation
    Mrs Silver is worried about Alfie growing too slowly. This is indicated by the fact that she is concerned about his growth and not waking up from his winter sleep. This suggests that she is expecting Alfie to grow at a faster rate and is anxious about his slow progress.

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  • 4. 

    Where do all the tortoises in England come from?

    • A.

      Australia

    • B.

      Africa

    • C.

      America

    • D.

      Asia

    Correct Answer
    B. Africa
    Explanation
    Tortoises in England come from Africa. This is because tortoises are not native to England, but they have been introduced to the country as pets or for conservation purposes. Africa is a common source for tortoises as it is home to a wide variety of tortoise species. These tortoises are then transported to England where they are kept in captivity or released into suitable habitats.

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  • 5. 

    How is tortoise language written?

    • A.

      In capital letters

    • B.

      Backwards

    • C.

      Upside down

    • D.

      Top to bottom

    Correct Answer
    B. Backwards
    Explanation
    The tortoise language is written backwards, meaning that the order of the letters is reversed. For example, if the word is "hello," it would be written as "olleh" in tortoise language.

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  • 6. 

    How many times did Mrs Silver have to whisper the words to Alfie?

    • A.

      3 times

    • B.

      2 times

    • C.

      Once

    • D.

      4 times

    Correct Answer
    A. 3 times
    Explanation
    Mrs Silver had to whisper the words to Alfie three times.

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  • 7. 

    What was Mr Hoppy very careful about when he bought the tortoises?

    • A.

      The size and colour

    • B.

      The eyes

    • C.

      The tail

    • D.

      The shell

    Correct Answer
    A. The size and colour
    Explanation
    Mr Hoppy was very careful about the size and colour when he bought the tortoises. This suggests that he had specific preferences or requirements in mind for the tortoises he wanted to purchase. It is possible that Mr Hoppy wanted tortoises of a certain size and colour to match his personal taste or to ensure they would fit well in their new environment. By being careful about these factors, Mr Hoppy ensured that he selected the tortoises that met his criteria.

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  • 8. 

    How many tortoises did Mr Hopy buy?

    • A.

      125

    • B.

      130

    • C.

      140

    • D.

      145

    Correct Answer
    C. 140
  • 9. 

    What did he feed the tortoises?

    • A.

      Tomatoes

    • B.

      Cabbage leaves

    • C.

      Celery leaves

    • D.

      Lettuce

    Correct Answer
    B. Cabbage leaves
    Explanation
    The correct answer is cabbage leaves. This can be inferred from the question which asks what the person fed the tortoises. Since the options provided are different types of food, we can assume that the person fed the tortoises one of these options. Among the given options, cabbage leaves are the most suitable food for tortoises.

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  • 10. 

    What work did Mr Hoppy do before he retired?

    • A.

      He was a teacher.

    • B.

      He worked in a bank.

    • C.

      He was a gardener.

    • D.

      He was a mechanic in a bus garage.

    Correct Answer
    D. He was a mechanic in a bus garage.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "He was a mechanic in a bus garage." This is evident from the information provided in the question. The question asks about Mr. Hoppy's work before he retired, and out of the given options, being a mechanic in a bus garage is the only profession mentioned.

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