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The Phantom Tollbooth

The Phantom Tollbooth


by Norton Juster

The Phantom Tollbooth: Phantom Means Something Scary, Right? 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. What is the reason that gets Milo into Dictionopolis?

“I really need to use the bathroom”
“I love words”
“Why not?”
“I’ve never been”
Q. What sentence does Officer Shrift give Milo?

“I am”
“You are”
“Get out of here”
“You are guilty”
Q. How does Milo try to get to infinity?

Falling down a hole
Climbing stairs
Eating infinity bowls of pudding
Q. What happens when the demons are about to swallow Milo and company?

They swallow them, and Milo wakes up at home
The Mathemagician defeats them using negative numbers
An army from Wisdom saves them
Tock swallows the demons instead
Q. How long was Milo gone?

Five weeks
Two days
Almost twenty years
Only a few hours