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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory


by Roald Dahl

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Symbols Quiz Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Charlie and the Chocolate Factory? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Charlie loves chocolate (duh), but why?

It is super sweet
The factory makes everything smell like chocolate, so Charlie forgets that any other food exists
It is filling in a way that cabbage soup isn’t
Because it reminds him of being able to see the dirt when it’s actually warm outside
Q. Charlie turns down an offer to sell his ticket for 200 pounds—why?

He can’t be bought
He really wants some chocolate
He knows that he will win the factory
200 pounds is not a lot of money
Q. Why is television such a terrible thing?

It turns kids blind
It takes up too much time and makes kids fat and lazy
It makes parents lazy
It kills the imagination
Q. Charlie’s family’s poverty is symbolized by what?

Cabbage soup
Snow and cold
The smell of chocolate
The Oompa-Loompa’s former risky living situation
Q. Why do Wonka, Grandpa Joe, and Charlie laugh all the time?

Because everything is funny
Because they’re happy
Because they are delirious from the heat of the factory
Because they want to work out the muscles in their stomachs