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Remember Charlie and the Chocolate Factory? Where the Wild Things Are? The Little Prince? We've rounded up all the classics for a special quiz.

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Remember Charlie and the Chocolate Factory? Where the Wild Things Are? The Little Prince? We've rounded up all the classics for a special quiz.

1. In Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Charlie and four kids with very bad habits win a trip to Willy Wonka's Factory. Which bad habit belongs to Veruca Salt?

  • She chews gum all day.
  • She does nothing but watch television.
  • She is spoiled by her parents.

2. In Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are, Max tames the wild things by performing a magic trick. What is his trick?

  • Staring into all their yellow eyes without blinking once.
  • Roaring louder than any wild thing they had ever heard.
  • Dancing on his hands.

3. Antoine De Saint Exupery's Little Prince wanders until he finally finds a friend in the desert. Who does he meet?

  • A bunny rabbit.
  • A little fox.
  • A king.

4. In The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnett, a little girl named Mary is living in her uncle's gloomy old manor on the Yorkshire moors. How does she discover the entrance to a secret, walled garden?

  • A friendly robin shows her the way.
  • Her sickly cousin Colin tells her about it.
  • Her cocker spaniel Rufus brings her the key.

5. The Old Man and the Sea is Ernest Hemingway's Pulitzer Prize winning story about the epic struggle between an old Cuban fisherman and a very big fish. How did things turn out?

  • The old man caught the fish and became rich.
  • The fish got away.
  • He caught the fish, but it was eaten by sharks.

6. Madeleine L'Engle's Newbery Award winning A Wrinkle in Time, tells the story of a young girl who goes in search of her missing father, through the use of tesseracts. What is a tesseract, in real life?

  • The 4 dimensional equivalent of a cube.
  • A magic carpet.
  • A radio wave.

7. In E. B. White's Charlotte's Web, Charlotte, the spider, saved someone's life by writing messages in her web. Who did she save?

  • Fern, the little girl.
  • Wilbur, the pig.
  • Templeton, the rat.

1. In Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Charlie and four kids with very bad habits win a trip to Willy Wonka's Factory. Which bad habit belongs to Veruca Salt?
She is spoiled by her parents.

2. In Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are, Max tames the wild things by performing a magic trick. What is his trick?
Staring into all their yellow eyes without blinking once.

3. Antoine De Saint Exupery's Little Prince wanders until he finally finds a friend in the desert. Who does he meet?
A little fox.

4. In The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnett, a little girl named Mary is living in her uncle's gloomy old manor on the Yorkshire moors. How does she discover the entrance to a secret, walled garden?
A friendly robin shows her the way.

5. The Old Man and the Sea is Ernest Hemingway's Pulitzer Prize winning story about the epic struggle between an old Cuban fisherman and a very big fish. How did things turn out?
He caught the fish, but it was eaten by sharks.

6. Madeleine L'Engle's Newbery Award winning A Wrinkle in Time, tells the story of a young girl who goes in search of her missing father, through the use of tesseracts. What is a tesseract, in real life?
The 4 dimensional equivalent of a cube.

7. In E. B. White's Charlotte's Web, Charlotte, the spider, saved someone's life by writing messages in her web. Who did she save?
Wilbur, the pig.

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