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"Boy" - Part 2

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"Part 2 in my series on "Boy" by Roald Dahl. One question from each chapter. Good luck!"

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1. What time of day was letter writing time?
    Sunday morning
    Saturday morning
    Sunday evening
    Saturday evening


2. What was the name of the Latin master?
    Alfred Borgetti
    John Smithstein
    Victor Corrado
    Christopher Hardcastle


3. Which disease does Dahl fake, to go home?
    Appendicitis
    Black Death
    Bronchitis
    Laryngitis


4. About what speed does Dahl say that the car was going when they crashed?
    30 mph
    35 mph
    40 mph
    45 mph


5. What simile does Dahl use to describe Captain Hardcastle's hair?
    Like a ripe orange
    Like a rusty nail
    Like a blooming flower
    Like barbed wire


6. What was the size of Ellis' boil?
    apple
    seed
    grape
    plum


7. What was the occupation of the manly lover?
    Doctor
    Blacksmith
    Grocer
    RAF pilot


8. Why did Dahl choose to go to Repton over Marlborough?
    Closer to his family
    Further away from his family
    Nearer to church
    Easier to say


9. What was the alternative to "4 strokes with the dressing gown on"?
    3 with it off
    5 with it off
    2 with it off
    1 with it off


10. What position did Dahl's headmaster later take up?
    Prime Minister
    Headmaster at Marlborough
    Member of parliament
    Archbishop of Canterbury


11. What was used as a "control bar" when Cadbury sent their new collection of chocolate bars?
    Dairy Milk
    Coffee Cream bar
    Caramel bar
    Fudge bar


12. Which lesson did Corkers pretend to teach?
    Maths
    Science
    English
    Geography


13. What was the name of an older student who had control over the "fags"? For example, Carleton.
    Beaters
    Bouncers
    Prefects
    Boazers


14. Which two games was Dahl the school captain of? Squash rackets and...
    Fives
    Rugby football
    Soccer
    Cricket


15. Which country does Dahl turn down visiting, with Shell?
    Tunisia
    Libya
    Morocco
    Egypt


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Compiled Jun 28 12