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The Hitchhiker by Roald Dahl: Theme & Summary Video

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What does the hitchhiker say the secret to life is in Roald Dahl's ''The Hitchhiker''?

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1. Why was the narrator pulled over by the police officer in Roald Dahl's ''The Hitchhiker''?

2. What is the hitchhiker's profession in Roald Dahl's ''The Hitchhiker''?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Before moving on to other subjects, take a moment to check your comprehension of the summary and themes of Roald Dahl's 'The Hitchhiker.' Our questions cover why the narrator is pulled over, the hitchhiker's profession and what he says is the secret to life.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz to see how well you can:

  • Detail why the narrator is pulled over by the police officer
  • Describe the hitchhiker's profession in the story
  • Explain what the hitchhiker says is the secret to life
  • Identify how the narrator gets out of a ticket
  • Discuss how the author uses the story to explore class

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how the narrator gets out of a ticket and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on The Hitchhiker by Roald Dahl
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the profession of the hitchhiker

Additional Learning

If you'd like to learn more about this story, check out our lesson called The Hitchhiker by Roald Dahl: Theme & Summary. This lesson is designed to help you complete the following:

  • Explain where the narrator is driving to when he picks up the hitchhiker
  • Describe why the narrator was speeding
  • Detail how the police officer treats the hitchhiker and the narrator
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