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The Invention of Hugo Cabret

The Invention of Hugo Cabret


by Brian Selznick

The Invention of Hugo Cabret: Quiz 4: Now You See It… Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Invention of Hugo Cabret? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What image does the book open and close with?

The moon
Hugo’s big face
The Station Inspector’s white hands
A beret and a mime
Q. What kind of facial hair does good old Georges Méliès have?

A handlebar moustache
A soul patch
A moustache and neat pointed beard
Q. What is Etienne’s defining physical characteristic?

He’s a dwarf
He wears a lot of feathers
He wears an eye patch
He’s really old for a college student
Q. What is one of the fantastical creatures that we see in Méliès’ films and drawings?

A mermaid
Tall giraffes
Three-headed dogs
Q. When Hugo falls while trying to escape the Station Inspector, we see the looming image of what threat?

A big Rottweiler
An approaching train
More station inspectors
Georges Méliès