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Esio Trot Quiz




Esio Trot Book Quiz


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Put your knowledge of the book 'Esio Trot' by Roald Dahl to the test by completing the quiz below. When finished you might want to try your hand at one of our other book quizzes or tests for readers of all ages.



1. Who has Mr Hoppy been secretly in love with for many years?
  • A woman who lives below him
  • The woman who works in the library
  • One of his former students


2. What is the name of his secret love?
  • Mrs Dudek
  • Miss Ratajczak
  • Mrs Silver


3. Complete the following sentence: Mr Hoppy longs to express his feelings but ... ... ... .
  • he can never bring his lips to form the words
  • he is too busy with other women
  • he doesn't speak Polish


4. What is the name of the pet tortoise featured in the story?
  • Alfie
  • Eddie
  • Mikey


5. How does Mr Hoppy think he may win the affections of his lady love?
  • By granting her wish
  • By losing some weight
  • By buying an expensive new car


6. How many times does Mr Hoppy say the poem must be read to the tortoise?
  • Once a day
  • Twice a day
  • Three times a day


7. When does Mr Hoppy switch the tortoises?
  • When his neighbour leaves for work
  • When everyone is asleep
  • When she is out at the shops


8. How heavy does the tortoise weigh when he is invited to the lady's apartment?
  • 9 ounces
  • 13 ounces
  • 27 ounces


9. How does Mr Hoppy feel as he goes to see the effects of his spell on the tortoise?
  • Scared that he may have been found out
  • Perplexed by the reaction of his lady love
  • Nervous and excited to be on the brink of winning the lady's heart


10. What is said to Mr Hoppy when he asks her to marry him?
  • That she only saw him as a friend
  • That she thought he would never get around to asking
  • That she would provided he get a divorce first




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Selected quotes from Esio Trot:


"Mr. Hoppy's second love was a secret he kept entirely to himself."



"Tortoise, Tortoise get bigger, bigger. Come on Tortoise grow up, puff up, shoot up! Spring up, Blow up swell up! Gorge! Guzzle! Stuff! Gulp! Put on fat, Tortoise, Put on fat! get on, Get on! Gobble food!".





"A few weeks later, Mrs. Silver became Mrs. Hoppy and the two of them lived very happily ever after."





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