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Matilda Literary Analysis Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Identify which type of figurative language is being used in the quote: ''She (Miss Trunchbull) ploughed right through them like a tank, with small people bouncing off her left and right.''

Question 2 2. Which is NOT an example of a simile?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT an example of personification?

Question 4 4. In the book Matilda, what character is responsible for putting the newt in Miss Trunchbull's water pitcher?

Question 5 5. In the book Matilda, what special power does Matilda discover as a result of the newt episode?

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Question 6 6. In the book Matilda, how does Miss Trunchbull respond to finding the newt in her glass?

Question 7 7. What is the first thing Matilda moves using her telekinesis power in Matilda?

Question 8 8. In Matilda, what does Matilda have to do to make her power work?

Question 9 9. What does telekinesis mean?

Question 10 10. Why does Miss Trunchbull lock kids in The Chokey in Matilda?

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Question 11 11. What is so scary about The Chokey in Matilda?

Question 12 12. Why does Matilda get thrown into The Chokey in Matilda?

Question 13 13. In Matilda, Crunchem Hall Primary School is an example of which story element?

Question 14 14. Which story element reveals most of the adults in Matilda were mean to the children?

Question 15 15. In Matilda, Matilda learns she has special powers to control objects with her mind. In which story element would you include this information?

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Question 16 16. In Matilda, what does Matilda's father, Mr. Wormwood, think Matilda should be interested in instead of reading?

Question 17 17. In Matilda, what is something that Matilda's parents don't notice about her?

Question 18 18. In Matilda, why does Matilda think Miss Trunchbull can get away with how poorly she treats students?

Question 19 19. In Matilda by Roald Dahl, what was the first adult book that Matilda read?

Question 20 20. In Matilda by Roald Dahl, why did Matilda say that books by C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien were not her favorites?

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Question 21 21. In Matilda by Roald Dahl, Matilda read many books that were classics. What is a classic book?

Question 22 22. Symbolism is:

Question 23 23. In Roald Dahl's Matilda, the newt represents Miss Trunchbull's:

Question 24 24. In Roald Dahl's Matilda, the miracles represent:

Question 25 25. In the book Matilda, what is one of the pranks Matilda pulls on her parents?

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Question 26 26. In the book Matilda by Roald Dahl, what does Miss Honey agree to do?

Question 27 27. In the book Matilda by Roald Dahl, what do Matilda's parents think of her?

Question 28 28. Which quote is NOT an example of a simile?

Question 29 29. In the book Matilda, how does Matilda achieve her first small victory against Miss Trunchbull?

Question 30 30. In Matilda, what does Matilda make the chalk do in class?

Matilda Literary Analysis Chapter Exam Instructions

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