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by Roald Dahl

Matilda: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Matilda? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Where does the Trunchbull think kids should go?

Burkina Faso
To the school yard for permanent recess
Kids should be put away in drawers
The pound
Q. What does Miss Honey say about how her aunt mistreated her?

She says her aunt called her names but that's it
She says her aunt made her watch reruns of SpongeBob SquarePants
She explains the years of beatings in depth
She explains she doesn't want to go into detail because it's too terrible
Q. What does Matilda do to make her parents think there's a ghost in the house?

She invites one in, natch
She puts a parrot in the chimney
She rigs up a smoke machine
She creates an elaborate wiring system
Q. Where do the Wormwoods usually have family dinner?

In the kitchen, so there's less to clean up
In the breakfast nook, so they can be casual
In the formal dining room with proper china
In the living room in front of the television
Q. What is the Trunchbull MOST afraid of?

Little girls
Itching powder
The thing in her water glass
The ghost of Magnus