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Stig of the Dump




Stig of the Dump Book Quiz


Put your knowledge of the book 'Stig of the Dump' to the test by completing the quiz below. When finished you might want to try your hand at one of our other book quizzes.



1. Who wrote the book Stig of the Dump?
  • Stephen King
  • Clive King
  • Edmund King


2. Where is Barney living?
  • With his grandparents
  • With his father
  • With his aunt and uncle


3. What colour hair does Stig have?
  • Blonde
  • Brown
  • Black


4. Does Stig speak English?
  • Yes
  • No
  • It isn't mentioned


5. What did Stig make out of the tin cans?
  • A chimney for his den
  • A primitive communication device
  • He used them to cook soup in


6. Why didn't Stig kill the fox?
  • The fox moved too fast for him to hit with an arrow
  • He was frightened that the fox would attack him
  • Because he thought that the fox wouldn't taste nice


7. What did the Snarget boys give to Stig?
  • Jelly babies and cigarettes
  • Materials he could use to improve his den
  • An axe and a flag


8. What did Barney hit with his first arrow?
  • A suitcase one of the men was carrying
  • One of the men's hats
  • Nothing. He narrowly missed one of men


9. What did Lou originally want to go to the fancy dress party as?
  • A caveman
  • A puma
  • A leopard


10. What liquid did the bull's horns contain?
  • Beer
  • Cider
  • Wine



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Selected quotes from

Stig of the Dump:



"If you went too near the edge of the chalk-pit, the ground would give way."



"Stig darted forward and bit the hound on the ear!"



"Tie him to a tree and shoot him full of arrows."








Extended question on Stig of the Dump:



If you visited Stig, what presents would you take him? Think of five objects that he might find useful, explain why they are useful and why you chose them.



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