What Do You Know About James and the Giant Peach?

You've read the book James and the Giant Peach. Now it's time to see what you remember!

Quiz

You've read the book James and the Giant Peach. Now it's time to see what you remember!

1. In the beginning of the story, James is sent to live with his two horrible aunts. What are their names?

  • Aunt Marge and Aunt Gertrude.
  • Aunt Spiker and Aunt Sponge.
  • Aunt Toothpick and Aunt Dishrag.

2. What does James drop at the foot of the tree that causes the peach to grow so large in the first place?

  • Water.
  • Crocodile tongues.
  • The hair of a witch.

3. How do James and his new-found friends begin their journey to the sea?

  • They fly away on Ladybug's back.
  • They sneak James out at night, while Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker are asleep in bed and set out walking through the countryside.
  • Centipede gnaws through the stem of the peach and sends it rolling over a steep cliff, where it lands in the sea.

4. While sailing across the sea in the giant peach, James and his friends are attacked by sharks who keep eating away at their ship. How do they escape?

  • James devises a plan to lift the peach, with them inside it, to safety by tethering a bunch of seagulls to it.
  • Spider makes a huge sticky web, which they toss off the boat like a net, to catch the sharks.
  • A group of dolphins arrive just in the nick of time, and pulls them to safety.

5. Old-Green-Grasshopper is a wonderful musician. What is his instument?

  • The violin.
  • A guitar.
  • Himself. He played by bowing his wing with his back leg.

Your Results:

1. In the beginning of the story, James is sent to live with his two horrible aunts. What are their names?
Aunt Spiker and Aunt Sponge.

2. What does James drop at the foot of the tree that causes the peach to grow so large in the first place?
Crocodile tongues.

3. How do James and his new-found friends begin their journey to the sea?
Centipede gnaws through the stem of the peach and sends it rolling over a steep cliff, where it lands in the sea.

4. While sailing across the sea in the giant peach, James and his friends are attacked by sharks who keep eating away at their ship. How do they escape?
James devises a plan to lift the peach, with them inside it, to safety by tethering a bunch of seagulls to it.

5. Old-Green-Grasshopper is a wonderful musician. What is his instument?
Himself. He played by bowing his wing with his back leg.

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