Try this Matilda quiz to see how well you remember the book by Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl’s Matilda is nothing less than an icon – of page, screen and stage. Both the story and character are more popular than ever – so how well do you remember the book? 

Detail from the front cover of How to Be a Genius, illustrated by Quentin Blake and inspired by Matilda (Penguin)

Published in 1988, MATILDA was the last major book published in Roald Dahl’s lifetime and won the 1989 Children’s Book Award, voted for by kids throughout the UK. In fact, Matilda is one of Roald Dahl’s bestselling stories around the world – with 17 million copies in circulation. 

Matilda's story demonstrates the need to stand up for what you believe is right even when you feel most SMALL and powerless, Full of magic and mischief, children love witnessing Matilda pit her strength, courage and cool intelligence against the nasty and spiteful adults in her life, and come out on top.

Whether you just recently discovered Matilda or you're all grown-up and feeling nostalgic, take the quiz below to see how much you remember!  

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Detail from the front cover of Matilda by Roald Dahl, illustrated by Quentin Blake (Penguin) 

How well do you know Matilda?



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