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The Phantom Tollbooth

The Phantom Tollbooth


by Norton Juster

The Phantom Tollbooth: Wouldn’t All Parents Like Their Child to Visit the Silent Valley? Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Phantom Tollbooth? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Where are Rhyme and Reason imprisoned?

The Doldrums
The Castle in the Air
Q. Why is Reality invisible?

The residents never paid attention to it
It is shy
The residents painted it with invisible paint
It was ugly
Q. How does Milo bring back a sound to the Silent Valley?

He frees the sound of a kitten purring
He holds his next word in his mouth
He throws it out the window
He fails, and Silent Valley is forever silent
Q. Why can Tock fly?

Because he’s a bird
Because time is fleeting
Because time flies
Because he is actually Superman
Q. What one thing did neither King Azaz nor the Mathemagician want to tell Milo?

That he really needed to take a bath
That they thought he was super cool
That he wasn’t smart enough to go on his mission alone
That his mission was impossible