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Howl's Moving Castle

Howl's Moving Castle


by Diana Wynne Jones

Howl's Moving Castle: Themes Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Howl's Moving Castle? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. The narrator introduces the land of Ingary as a place of ___________ and ____________.

(a) cops and robbers
(b) heffalumps and giant purple people-eaters
(c) seven-league boots and cloaks of invisibility
(d) talking rabbits and Mad Hatters
Q. The first sign that Sophie's old age curse has been broken is

(a) her red-gold hair falls past her face.
(b) her hands no longer look wrinkly.
(c) her heart isn't bothering her even though she is afraid.
(d) suddenly she can pop-and-lock once again.
Q. Fanny scolds Sophie near the end of the novel for

(a) overworking so much that she has turned old.
(b) not telling Fanny where she was going when she ran away from Market Chipping.
(c) leaving Fanny with too much work in the hat shop.
(d) running off with Fanny's new man, Mr. Sacheverell Smith.
Q. When Sophie first arrives at the moving castle, her aggressive _________ annoys Michael and Calcifer.

(a) cleaning
(b) singing
(c) scolding
(d) dancing
Q. Sophie fears that she is doomed to failure because she is

(a) red-headed.
(b) too stubborn to get along with other people.
(c) not magically talented.
(d) the eldest of three daughters.