Esio Trot By Roald Dahl

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Roald Dahl Quizzes & Trivia

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

  • 2. 
    What was Mrs Silver's tortoise called?
    • A. 

      George

    • B. 

      Harry

    • C. 

      Timmy

    • D. 

      Alfie

  • 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.

  • 4. 
    Where do all the tortoises in England come from?
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      Africa

    • C. 

      America

    • D. 

      Asia

  • 5. 
    How is tortoise language written?
    • A. 

      In capital letters

    • B. 

      Backwards

    • C. 

      Upside down

    • D. 

      Top to bottom

  • 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

  • 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

  • 8. 
    How many tortoises did Mr Hopy buy?
    • A. 

      125

    • B. 

      130

    • C. 

      140

    • D. 

      145

  • 9. 
    What did he feed the tortoises?
    • A. 

      Tomatoes

    • B. 

      Cabbage leaves

    • C. 

      Celery leaves

    • D. 

      Lettuce

  • 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.

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