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40 Roald Dahl Trivia Questions That Will Stump The BFG

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October 1, 2022

Have you ever tried a snozcumber? Do you know what snozberries taste like? Roald Dahl delivered some of the most iconic characters and worlds in literature. From Matilda battling the Trunchbull to Charlie Bucket befriending the peculiar Willy Wonka, these Roald Dahl trivia questions and answers test your knowledge of these unique relationships.

Experience the wonder of the Giant Peach and explore a magical Chocolate Factory to suspend disbelief for just a moment. Dahl’s worlds captivated readers of all ages and were brought to life on the big screen more than once. You can even witness Matilda’s magic on a Broadway stage! 

What are you waiting for? Grab your golden ticket and answer the questions on this Roald Dahl quiz to show how much time you’ve spent in the author’s fantastical worlds. Just try to avoid The Witches. They’re an irritable bunch since somebody ratted them out!

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1. Which city did James and his friends fly the Giant Peach too?

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2. What did Danny's father hunt?

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3. Mr. Fox's enemies Boggis, Bunce and Bean work as what?

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4. What animal features in 'Esio Trot'?

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5. What does the Enormous Crocodile like to eat?

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6. Willy Wonka is a fictional character from which Roald Dahl book?

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🎯 Bullseye!

1. Quentin Blake first worked with Roald Dahl on which book?

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2. What country were Roald Dahl's parents from originally?

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3. How many children did Roald Dahl have?

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4. Who did the BFG snatch from the 'norphanage'?

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5. In which city did Roald Dahl marry his wife Patricia Neal?

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6. What does Mrs Twit put in Mr. Twit's spaghetti?

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1. How many children did Roald Dahl have with his wife Patricia Neal?

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2. The Roald Dahl book 'The BFG' was illustrated by who?

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3. What is unusual about the way 'The Vicar of Nibbleswicke' speaks?

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4. James and The Giant Peach' is a famous work by which children's author?

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5. Which book tells of Roald Dahl's early childhood?

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6. Which of Roald's stories was first called 'The Almost Ducks'?

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1. Who did George make his medicine for?

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2. Where in England is the Roald Dahl museum and Story center located?

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3. What is the surname of Charlie in 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'?

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4. What year saw the birth of Roald Dahl?

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5. George's Marvelous Medicine' is a famous work by Roald Dahl published in which year?

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6. What was the name of the book Roald Dahl wrote about his adventures in World War II?

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1. Where did Roald Dahl write his stories?

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2. To which supermodel is the novel 'The BFG' dedicated?

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3. Who is Matilda's headmistress?

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4. Who is the Champion of the World?

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5. Where was Roald Dahl born?

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6. The Minpins' is a classic children's novel by Roald Dahl published in which year?

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1. Fantastic Mr. Fox' is a famous work by which children's author?

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2. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' is a children's book from Roald Dahl written in which year?

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3. What was Roald Dahl's first children's book?

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4. What was the name of Roald Dahl's last book for children, published in his lifetime?

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5. Which Roald Dahl character runs the Chocolate Factory?

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6. Which dead animal did Roald Dahl put in a sweetie jar?

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1. The Witches' is a famous work by Roald Dahl which was turned into a film starring Anjelica Huston in which year?

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2. Roald Dahl served in which war?

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3. What do the Giraffe, the Pelly and the Monkey do?

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4. What is Miss Honey's first name?

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