Roald Dahl: Biography, Books & Poems


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Roald Dahl's family was originally from what country?

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1. Roald Dahl contributed to the creation of which of these medical devices?

2. Which of these is NOT a work by Roald Dahl?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Roald Dahl was one of the most beloved authors of the 20th century, writing novels and poems that could entertain both children and adults. In this quiz, you'll be asked to recall not just Dahl's famous works, but his life and biography.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This Roald Dahl-focused quiz assesses your understanding of:

  • Roald Dahl's family
  • Dahl's contributions to medicine
  • The works of Roald Dahl
  • Dahl's style of comedy
  • This author's education

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw from the most relevant information from the lesson on Roald Dahl
  • Critical thinking - use this information to consider what works are actually Dahl works
  • Information recall - access the knowledge that you've gained by reading about Roald Dahl's country of origin

Additional Learning

More information on Roald Dahl's life and works is available in the lesson Roald Dahl: Biography, Books & Poems. Among that info is:

  • Dahl's childhood and education
  • Roald Dahl's previous jobs and military experience
  • The explanation for Dahl's sense of humor
  • Examples of famous books by Roald Dahl