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The Invention of Hugo Cabret

The Invention of Hugo Cabret


by Brian Selznick

The Invention of Hugo Cabret: Quiz 1: Quotes (What Was Said) Quiz 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 character is called a “thief” in the course of the book?

Papa Georges
All of the above
Q. Whom does Hugo assure that “everyone has a purpose”?

The Station Inspector
The automaton, who he secretly calls Frank
Q. Monsieur Tabard says, “I grew up wanting to make dreams, too.” What character in the book made the sorts of dreams that he’s talking about?

He did. This is all a big pat on the back.
Mama Jeanne
Etienne’s mean old boss
Georges Méliès
Q. Who says that Hugo should be an “horologist” someday?

His father
Isabelle, who doesn’t even know what the word means
Uncle Claude
Monsieur Labisse
Q. When Georges Méliès says, “You were the only bright spot in a very dark world,” whom is he talking about?

His beautiful muse, Mama Jeanne
The McBaguette
His friend the automaton