Trivia: The Landlady By Roald Dahl! Quiz

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Trivia: The Landlady By Roald Dahl! Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When Billy arrives in Bath, he
    • A. 

      Does not have a job

    • B. 

      Does not have a place to stay

    • C. 

      Has plenty of money

    • D. 

      Looks for entertainment

  • 2. 
    At first,Billy feels lucky to find the boardinghouse because
    • A. 

      No other rooms are available in the city

    • B. 

      Unlike The Bell and Dragon,it is close to his office

    • C. 

      It seems warm and comfortable

    • D. 

      The porter’s directions were confusing

  • 3. 
    When Billy looks through the window of the boardinghouse, what does he see?
    • A. 

      He sees a dachshund lying in front of the fireplace.

    • B. 

      He sees the landlady mixing chemicals together.

    • C. 

      He sees several guests sitting around the fireplace.

    • D. 

      He sees the landlady drinking a cup of tea.

  • 4. 
    Billy believes the cost of a room at the boardinghouse is
    • A. 

      Affordable as long as he doesn’t order eggs for breakfast

    • B. 

      Extremely cheap

    • C. 

      Reasonable,but that he can find something cheaper

    • D. 

      Extremely expensive

  • 5. 
    The landlady asks Billy to do one thing before he goes to bed. What is it?
    • A. 

      She asks him to walk the dog.

    • B. 

      She asks him to go to the store for her.

    • C. 

      She asks him to sign the guest book.

    • D. 

      She asks him to help her stuff a dead animal.

  • 6. 
    As Billy is drinking his tea, he
    • A. 

      Comments on how tasty it is

    • B. 

      Notices it tastes odd,like bitter almonds

    • C. 

      Wishes the landlady would offer him more

    • D. 

      Develops a stomachache

  • 7. 
    Based on clues in the story, what is the most likely fate of the landlady’s guests?
    • A. 

      She hits them over the head and stuffs them.

    • B. 

      She poisons them and stuffs them.

    • C. 

      She chats with them endlessly until they have to excuse themselves.

    • D. 

      She fattens them up so they don’t want to leave.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following details provides the best hint about the landlady’s secret?
    • A. 

      The front of the building is rather shabby.

    • B. 

      The downstairs window is brightly lit.

    • C. 

      The landlady explains that she stuffs all her dead pets.

    • D. 

      The landlady serves tea and cookies to Billy before he goes up to his room.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following events in the story is the best example of foreshadowing?
    • A. 

      The porter sends Billy to The Bell and Dragon.

    • B. 

      The landlady is kind and friendly to Billy.

    • C. 

      Billy can afford the cost of a room in the boardinghouse.

    • D. 

      The two names in the register are familiar to Billy.

  • 10. 
    The landlady was not greedy where money was concerned.
    • A. 

      Facades

    • B. 

      Congenial

    • C. 

      Rapacious

    • D. 

      Tantalizing

    • E. 

      Emanate

  • 11. 
    Billy should have been warned by the strange smell that seemed to come forth from the landlady.
    • A. 

      Facades

    • B. 

      Congenial

    • C. 

      Rapacious

    • D. 

      Tantalizing

    • E. 

      Emanate

  • 12. 
    Often, fronts of buildings give no clue to what is happening inside.
    • A. 

      Facades

    • B. 

      Congenial

    • C. 

      Rapacious

    • D. 

      Tantalizing

    • E. 

      Emanate

  • 13. 
    Our pleasant hostess offered us another cup of tea.
    • A. 

      Facades

    • B. 

      Congenial

    • C. 

      Rapacious

    • D. 

      Tantalizing

    • E. 

      Emanate

  • 14. 
    The familiarity of the names in the guest book was teasing Billy ’s memory.
    • A. 

      Facades

    • B. 

      Congenial

    • C. 

      Rapacious

    • D. 

      Tantalizing

    • E. 

      Emanate

  • 15. 
    The boy _______________ (past tense of eat) his biscuits while his tea cooled.
  • 16. 
    The landlady has _______________ (past participle of gather) all the dirty clothes.
  • 17. 
    The neighbors _______________ (past tense of bring) some fresh vegetables to the boardinghouse.
  • 18. 
    The boy _______________ (past tense of hurt) his leg when he bumped into the sofa.
  • 19. 
    The landlady’s other guests have _______________ (past participle of disappear).
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