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James And The Giant Peach Quizzes & Trivia

A little magic can take you a long way. . . An adventure about James and his friends the Grasshopper, Centipede, Eathworm, the Spider and more!DISCLAIMER: Questions re-created by: WDM, Anna M. Daulton, Elementary School (3rd grade)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What happened to James' parents?

    • A.

      Car accident

    • B.

      Eaten by a rhino

    • C.

      Plane crash

    Correct Answer
    B. Eaten by a rhino
  • 2. 

     Who does James meet in the clump of laurel bushes?

    • A.

      Aunt Sponge

    • B.

      An old bald man

    • C.

      A withc with a snake

    Correct Answer
    B. An old bald man
    Explanation
    In the given question, James meets an old bald man in the clump of laurel bushes. This means that out of the given options, the correct answer is "An old bald man".

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  • 3. 

    Was the Bumblebee an insect James met in the peach patch?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The question asks if Bumblebee was an insect James met in the peach patch. The answer is false because the question assumes that James met a Bumblebee in the peach patch, but there is no evidence or context provided to support this assumption. Therefore, we cannot conclude that Bumblebee was an insect James met in the peach patch.

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  • 4. 

    How many seagulls did it take to lift the peach?

    Correct Answer
    101
    502
    8
    Explanation
    502 seagulls lifted the peach

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  • 5. 

    What happens to Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker?

    • A.

      The peach runs over them

    • B.

      They recature James

    • C.

      They become millionaires

    Correct Answer
    A. The peach runs over them
    Explanation
    Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker are characters from the book "James and the Giant Peach" by Roald Dahl. In the story, James, the protagonist, lives a miserable life with his cruel aunts. Eventually, a magical peach grows in their garden and James enters it, embarking on a series of adventures with newfound friends. During one of these adventures, the peach rolls over Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker, resulting in their demise. This event symbolizes the end of their reign of cruelty and allows James to finally escape their mistreatment.

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  • 6. 

    How big does the peach eventually grow?

    • A.

      As big as a pumpkin

    • B.

      As big as a car

    • C.

      As big as a house

    Correct Answer
    C. As big as a house
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "As big as a house." This means that the peach eventually grows to be the same size as a house.

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  • 7. 

    Were the cloud men rolling hailstones when James first saw them?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is True. This suggests that the cloud men were indeed rolling hailstones when James first saw them.

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  • 8. 

    What breaks the strings holding the seagulls to the peach?

    • A.

      An airplane

    • B.

      A giant rhinoceros

    • C.

      Cloud-men cut the ropes

    Correct Answer
    A. An airplane
    Explanation
    The correct answer is an airplane. This is because airplanes are large and powerful machines that can generate strong gusts of wind as they fly. These gusts of wind can be strong enough to break the strings holding the seagulls to the peach.

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  • 9. 

    The Mayor of New York city gave James a ticker-tape parade?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given answer is true because it states that the Mayor of New York City gave James a ticker-tape parade. This implies that James was honored with a parade by the Mayor, indicating that the statement is correct.

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  • 10. 

    According  to the story, ________  wrote the story?

    Correct Answer
    Roald Dahl
    The Centipede
    James
    Explanation
    James

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  • 11. 

    Where did the angry rhinoceros escape from when it ate James' parents?

    • A.

      The London zoo

    • B.

      The Fort Worth zoo

    • C.

      The zoo in Africa

    Correct Answer
    A. The London zoo
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The London zoo. This can be inferred from the question which mentions that the angry rhinoceros escaped from a zoo when it ate James' parents. Since the question does not provide any other information about the location or context, it can be assumed that the London zoo is the correct answer.

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  • 12. 

    The old man gave James a ________ paper bag (color).

    Correct Answer
    brown
    green
    white
    Explanation
    white

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  • 13. 

    How much did Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker charge the public to see the giant peach?

    • A.

      1 Dollar

    • B.

      1 Penny

    • C.

      1 Shilling

    Correct Answer
    C. 1 Shilling
    Explanation
    Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker charged the public 1 shilling to see the giant peach. A shilling was a unit of currency used in Britain before decimalization, equivalent to 12 pence. This suggests that they were trying to make a profit by charging a relatively higher price for the viewing of the giant peach.

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  • 14. 

    The Centipede actually had ____ feet (how many)?

    Correct Answer
    42
    52
    100
    Explanation
    42

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  • 15. 

    The peach landed in the sea after it rolled out of the garden?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that the peach rolled out of the garden and landed in the sea. Since there is no contradictory information provided, we can assume that the statement is true.

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  • 16. 

    Which of the insects was used as bait so they could escape the sharks?

    • A.

      Earthworm

    • B.

      Centipede

    • C.

      Ladybird

    Correct Answer
    A. Earthworm
    Explanation
    The earthworm was used as bait to lure the sharks away and allow the insects to escape. Earthworms are commonly used as bait in fishing because they emit a strong scent that attracts fish. In this scenario, the insects likely used the earthworm as a distraction to divert the attention of the sharks, giving them the opportunity to flee to safety.

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  • 17. 

     The ________ fell off the peach while it was up in the air?

    Correct Answer
    Earthworm
    Centipede
    Ladybird
    Explanation
    Centipede

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  • 18. 

    What were the cloud-men making when James and the insects saw them in the clouds?

    • A.

      Snow, rain and rainbows

    • B.

      Birds

    • C.

      Butterflies

    Correct Answer
    A. Snow, rain and rainbows
    Explanation
    James and the insects saw the cloud-men making snow, rain, and rainbows in the clouds. This suggests that the cloud-men have the ability to create different weather phenomena. Snow and rain are common weather occurrences, while rainbows are formed when sunlight is refracted and reflected by water droplets in the air. Therefore, it can be inferred that the cloud-men were using their powers to create these natural phenomena in the clouds.

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  • 19. 

    The peach landed on the Empire State Building when it fell out of the sky.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement implies that a peach fell from the sky and landed on the Empire State Building. Since the statement does not provide any reason to doubt its accuracy, we can assume that it is true.

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  • 20. 

    _____  who lived inside the peach after it was placed in Central Park?

    Correct Answer
    James
    Aunt Sponge & Aunt Spiker
    The Insects
    Explanation
    James

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