The Witches Novel By Roald Dahl! Trivia Quiz

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The Witches Novel By Roald Dahl! Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What happened the first time Grandmamma ran into a witch as a young girl?
    • A. 

      She became a picture.

    • B. 

      She was turned into stone.

    • C. 

      She lost a thumb.

    • D. 

      She was turned into a porpoise.

  • 2. 
    Why should a child never take a bath?
    • A. 

      Witches like clean children.

    • B. 

      A witch can smell clean children better.

    • C. 

      Witches hide in water.

    • D. 

      Dirt scares away witches.

  • 3. 
    How does the narrator (the boy) feel after he has been turned into a mouse?
    • A. 

      Awful

    • B. 

      Surprisingly good

    • C. 

      He didn't know he was a mouse

    • D. 

      He was disappointed

  • 4. 
    According to the Grand High Witch, what are all witches supposed to buy when they get back to their hometowns?
    • A. 

      Candy

    • B. 

      Broomsticks

    • C. 

      Delayed Action Mouse-Maker

    • D. 

      Sweet Shops

  • 5. 
    Which of the following responses is NOT a way to identify if a lady is a witch?
    • A. 

      She has a funny accent when she talks.

    • B. 

      She has no toes.

    • C. 

      Her nose-holes are very large.

    • D. 

      She wears a wig.

    • E. 

      She always wears gloves.

  • 6. 
    Which word best describes the Grand High Witch's appearance under her pretty-lady mask?
    • A. 

      Rotten

    • B. 

      Pretty

    • C. 

      Animal-like

    • D. 

      Green

  • 7. 
    Where did the Grand High Witch hide her vials of Delayed Action Mouse-Maker?
    • A. 

      In a closet

    • B. 

      In her suitcase

    • C. 

      Under her mattress

    • D. 

      On her balcony

  • 8. 
    When does the narrator first encounter a witch in the story?
    • A. 

      In his tree house

    • B. 

      In a sweet shop

    • C. 

      In the hotel

    • D. 

      Right after he was born

  • 9. 
    What doesn't change when both Bruno and the narrator are turned into mice?
    • A. 

      They have the same faces

    • B. 

      They are wearing clothes

    • C. 

      They have human hands

    • D. 

      They have the same voices

  • 10. 
    Why does the narrator (boy) turn into a mouse immediately when he is given the Delayed Action Mouse Maker?
    • A. 

      He was given 500 doses.

    • B. 

      He was small for his age.

    • C. 

      The Grand High Witch used a spell.

    • D. 

      It was 9am in the morning.

  • 11. 
    What name do the English witches use when they hold their convention in the hotel?
    • A. 

      YMCA

    • B. 

      SPCA

    • C. 

      RSC

    • D. 

      RSPCC

  • 12. 
    Which word best describes Bruno's parents' reaction when they first see that their son has been turned into a mouse?
    • A. 

      Shock

    • B. 

      Disbelief

    • C. 

      Anger

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    How does Grandmamma discover where the Grand High Witch's home is?
    • A. 

      She steals her purse

    • B. 

      She calls a witch in England

    • C. 

      She calls a police chief

    • D. 

      She calls the hotel

  • 14. 
    Why did the Grand High Witch bring vials of Delayed Action Mouse Maker to the hotel if she expected all of the witches to make their own?
    • A. 

      She brings it for children

    • B. 

      She brings it for the ancient ones

    • C. 

      She always carries some on her

    • D. 

      She makes it just for fun

  • 15. 
    According to the author, a real witch
    • A. 

      Is a man.

    • B. 

      Tries to kill children.

    • C. 

      Is a fairytale.

    • D. 

      Rides on a broomstick.

  • 16. 
    The two countries that this story take place in are
    • A. 

      France and England

    • B. 

      United States and Germany

    • C. 

      Norway and England

    • D. 

      Japan and Australia

  • 17. 
    The story is told by a boy who was
    • A. 

      Kidnapped by a witch.

    • B. 

      Living with his grandparents.

    • C. 

      Turned into a mouse.

    • D. 

      Eaten by a witch.

  • 18. 
    Grandmamma
    • A. 

      Is a witch.

    • B. 

      Is a retired witchophile.

    • C. 

      Is a school teacher.

    • D. 

      Is a professional clown.

  • 19. 
    Bruno Jenkins
    • A. 

      Is the boy telling the story

    • B. 

      Is a boy who was turned into a witch

    • C. 

      Is always proper and polite

    • D. 

      Loves to eat

  • 20. 
    At the witches' convention, the witches learned
    • A. 

      How to ride a broomstick

    • B. 

      About the Delayed Action Mouse-Maker

    • C. 

      How to cast spells

    • D. 

      New recipes to impress their friends at home

  • 21. 
    The Grand High Witch
    • A. 

      Took off her face.

    • B. 

      Secretly loved children.

    • C. 

      Was really a man.

    • D. 

      Was the nicest person you've ever met.

  • 22. 
    Grandmamma and boy worked out a plan to
    • A. 

      Kill the children of England

    • B. 

      Turn Bruno back into a boy

    • C. 

      Make a trip back to Hotel Magnificent next year

    • D. 

      Get rid of all the witches

  • 23. 
    Which is not true about Grandmamma?
    • A. 

      She was afraid of mice.

    • B. 

      She was missing a thumb.

    • C. 

      She smoked cigars.

    • D. 

      She believed in witches.

  • 24. 
    At the end of the book, Grandmamma and her grandson planned to use 2 things to rid the world of witches... What were those 2 things?
    • A. 

      Cats

    • B. 

      Mouse Traps

    • C. 

      Police Officers

    • D. 

      Delayed Action Mouse Maker

    • E. 

      Smelly children

  • 25. 
    How can you tell if someone is a witch?  
    • A. 

      Smelly breath

    • B. 

      Always a woman

    • C. 

      Blue spit

    • D. 

      Wears a mask

    • E. 

      No fingernails

    • F. 

      Green hair

    • G. 

      Wears black dresses

    • H. 

      Bald

    • I. 

      No toes

    • J. 

      Fat belly, overweight