The Phantom Tollbooth Novel MCQ Quiz! Trivia

22 Questions | Total Attempts: 324

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
The Phantom Tollbooth Novel MCQ Quiz! Trivia

Have you read The Phantom Tollbooth? This book by Norton Juster tells the story of a bored boy whose life has turned around when a mysterious tollbooth transports him to the kingdom of wisdom, which is not troubled. His many adventures teach him what fun learning can be. If you have read it, be sure to take the quiz and refresh your memory.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What did the package Milo opened say would happen if someone were not completely satisfied?
    • A. 

      Your wasted time would be not be refunded

    • B. 

      Your money would be returned

    • C. 

      Your money would not be returned

    • D. 

      Your wasted time would be refunded

  • 2. 
    Why was Milo surprised to see the package in his bedroom?
    • A. 

      It was his birthday

    • B. 

      It was not his birthday

    • C. 

      It was Christmas

    • D. 

      It was Easter

  • 3. 
    What is the place where nothing ever happens?
    • A. 

      Dictionopolis

    • B. 

      Doctoropolis

    • C. 

      Doldrums

    • D. 

      Drearydums

  • 4. 
    What is not on the busy schedule of the Lethargarians?
    • A. 

      Daydreaming

    • B. 

      Dawdle and delay

    • C. 

      Linger and loiter

    • D. 

      Thinking and laughing

  • 5. 
    What is unusual about the words that the 5 members of the king's cabinet say?
    • A. 

      They are all synonyms

    • B. 

      They are all antonyms

    • C. 

      They are all homophones

    • D. 

      They are all homonyms

  • 6. 
    What is Tock's job?
    • A. 

      To make sure that everyone wastes time

    • B. 

      To make sure that nobody wastes time

    • C. 

      To make sure that everyone watches time

    • D. 

      To make sure that nobody watches time

  • 7. 
    Who caused confusion in the Word Market?
    • A. 

      Spelling Bee and Humbug

    • B. 

      Spelling Bee and Milo

    • C. 

      Milo and Humbug

    • D. 

      Milo and Tock

  • 8. 
    Why did Officer Shrift arrest Milo and Tock?
    • A. 

      Because they were in the market

    • B. 

      Because of illegal barking

    • C. 

      Because of legal barking

    • D. 

      Because of remembering his birthday

  • 9. 
    Who did Milo and Tock find in the dungeon?
    • A. 

      The Whether Man

    • B. 

      The Spelling Bee

    • C. 

      Faintly Macabre

    • D. 

      The Humbug

  • 10. 
    What was the job of the Official Which?
    • A. 

      Choosing which words to be used

    • B. 

      Choosing which words not to be used

    • C. 

      Choosing which numbers to be used

    • D. 

      Choosing which numbers not to be used

  • 11. 
    Why was the Official Which thrown into the dungeon?
    • A. 

      Because of using too many words

    • B. 

      Because of using boring words

    • C. 

      Because of being miserly with words

    • D. 

      Because of being generous with words

  • 12. 
    Why is the return of Rhyme and Reason important to Faintly Macabre?
    • A. 

      Because Mrs. Jenkins wants them to help her

    • B. 

      Because they will keep her in the dungeon

    • C. 

      Because they are the only thing that can't help her

    • D. 

      Because they are the only thing that can help her

  • 13. 
    According to Faintly Macabre, what was the last thing King Azaz and the Mathemagician ever agreed on?
    • A. 

      Having the three princesses decide all problems

    • B. 

      Having the two princesses decide all problems

    • C. 

      Adopting the two princesses

    • D. 

      Banishing the two princesses

  • 14. 
    What did the princesses decide in arbitration?
    • A. 

      Words are more important than numbers

    • B. 

      Numbers are more important than words

    • C. 

      Words and numbers are of equal value

    • D. 

      Words and numbers are not of equal value

  • 15. 
    What did Milo have to do at the banquet since he was the guest of honor?
    • A. 

      Choose the menu

    • B. 

      Choose the speakers

    • C. 

      Say the last speech

    • D. 

      Clean his plate

  • 16. 
    What half-baked idea did Milo wrap up for later?
    • A. 

      Everything happens for the worst

    • B. 

      Everything happens for a reason

    • C. 

      Everything happens for the best

    • D. 

      Everything happens for no reason

  • 17. 
    What did King Azaz give Milo for protection on his journey?
    • A. 

      All of the numbers that he knew

    • B. 

      All of the words that he knew

    • C. 

      Some of the words that he knew

    • D. 

      None of the words that he knew

  • 18. 
    What was the only thing that Alec Bings could not see?
    • A. 

      Whatever is right behind his nose

    • B. 

      Whatever is around anything else

    • C. 

      Whatever is covered by anything else

    • D. 

      Whatever is right in front of his nose

  • 19. 
    What jobs did the man in the house have?
    • A. 

      Giant, midget, fat man, and thin man

    • B. 

      Giant, midget, tall man, and short man

    • C. 

      Fat man, thin man, tall man, and short man

    • D. 

      Fat man, thin man, ordinary, and extraordinary man

  • 20. 
    Why did the city of Reality disappear?
    • A. 

      People stopped looking at it

    • B. 

      People started looking at it

    • C. 

      People stopped listening to it

    • D. 

      People never listened to it

  • 21. 
    How is the concert different than usual ones?
    • A. 

      You listen to it

    • B. 

      You touch it

    • C. 

      You watch it

    • D. 

      You smell it

  • 22. 
    What happened when Chroma had the orchestra to stop playing?
    • A. 

      All color appeared

    • B. 

      All color vanished

    • C. 

      All color changed to orange

    • D. 

      All color changed to red

Related Topics
Back to Top Back to top