Going Solo by Roald Dahl: Summary & Quotes


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When Going Solo begins, where is Roald heading to work for the Shell company?

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1. Roald is excited about his new home in 'Going Solo', especially the incredible scenery and different species of animals - except for what type of animal?

2. What happens in 'Going Solo' that brings Roald's new life working for the Shell company to a halt?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using the worksheet and quiz, you can test your knowledge of Going Solo. Where Roald is heading to work and why his new life working for the Shell company stops are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See if you know about the following facts:

  • Why Roald gets sent home early from the war
  • The role he signs up for to fight in World War II
  • Where Roald starts to work for the Shell company
  • Animal that he is not excited to see

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about why Roald's new life working for the Shell company ends
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Going Solo
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why Dahl gets sent home early from the war and interpret it correctly

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You can review more if you use the lesson called Going Solo by Roald Dahl: Summary & Quotes. Other topics you can review include:

  • Roald's first destination
  • His height
  • Hospital that Roald visits to treat his injuries
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