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"The Wizard of Oz" Book vs. Movie

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The Wizard of Oz Book vs Movie game quiz
"This quiz is about the differences between the 1939 film "The Wizard of Oz" and the book "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" written by L. Frank Baum and published in 1900."

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1. Which one of the following "Kansas" characters were in the movie but not the book?
    Toto
    Uncle Henry
    Elmira Gulch
    Aunt Em


2. Most of us are familiar with Dorothy's ruby red slippers from the movie, but what color were they in the book?
    blue
    silver
    gold
    white


3. There doesn't seem to be anything special about Dorothy's blue and white gingham dress in the movie, but why is it significant in the book?
    White is the color of witches and blue is the color of the Munchkins.
    Nobody wears dresses in Oz.
    Only people from Kansas wear white.
    Gingham is illegal in Munchkinland.


4. In the book, the Tin Man can talk clearly when Dorothy and the Scarecrow first find him. In the movie, the Tin Man's mouth is stuck. What are the first words he attempts to say?

    Who are you?
    Help me
    Oil can
    Tin Man


5. Everyone who has seen the movie remembers the poppy field that the group must pass through right before they get to the Emerald City. However, in the book there is another challenge they must face before they reach the poppies, right before they cross the river. What is it?
    Winkies
    A fiery volcano
    A fire
    A great ditch


6. Going back to the poppy field - in the original movie, the Good Witch makes it snow to wake the sleeping Dorothy and Cowardly Lion. In the book, the Scarecrow and Tin Woodman carry Dorothy away from the poppy field to wake her up. How is the Cowardly Lion saved?
    He is pulled out by mice.
    The Wizard sees him in his crystal ball and transports him out.
    The Good Witch makes it snow.
    Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman carry him out.


7. What are Dorothy and the other travellers asked to wear before entering the Emerald City in the book?
    wooden shoes
    radioactive aprons
    green glasses
    green shirts


8. One of the most intense moments of the movie for me was when the group walked in together to see the Wizard of Oz. However in the book, each character goes in on his own. Which of the following correctly matches the correct character with what he saw in the throne room?
    Dorothy - Auntie Em
    Cowardly Lion - Ball of Fire
    Tin Woodman - Rain Cloud
    Scarecrow - A Lighted Match


9. The death of the Wicked Witch is similar in both the book and the movie, but what is the reason Dorothy threw water on the Witch in the MOVIE?
    Dorothy wanted to "cool" the Witch's temper.
    Dorothy was mad because the Witch tricked her out of her magic slipper.
    The Witch had a fire to burn the Scarecrow.
    Dorothy thought the Witch was stinky.


10. The phrase "There's no place like home" is a familiar phrase to almost everyone, but what words does Dorothy utter while clicking her heels together three times, as written by L. Frank Baum?
    "Up, up, and away!"
    "To Kansas!"
    "Take me home to Aunt Em!"
    "Get me out of this strange place!"


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Compiled Jun 28 12