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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Roald Dahl

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1. How many people are in the Bucket family?

2. How beds are there in the Bucket household?

3. What does Mr. Wonka urge the Indian Prince Pondicherry to do with his chocolate palace?

4. What forces Mr. Wonka to shut down his factory and fire all the workers?

5. What is strange about Mr. Wonka’s factory when it reopens?

6. How does Grandpa Joe’s react to Mr. Wonka’s announcement about the golden tickets?

7. Why does Mrs. Gloop think Augustus eats as much as he does?

8. What kind of factory does Mr. Salt, Veruca’s father, own?

9. What does Charlie get every year for his birthday?

10. What does Charlie find under the wrapper of his birthday present?

11. Which of the five golden ticket holders is the first to be removed from the group?

12. How does Charlie determine that the dollar bill lying on the street does not belong to someone else?

13. When Charlie gets the change from his dollar bill, what does he do?

14. What is Charlie’s reaction to the surprise under the second candy wrapper?

15. Which of the following is not an offer Charlie receives for his golden ticket?

16. The golden ticket says Charlie should arrive at Mr. Wonka’s factory on what day?

17. Which member of the Bucket family accompanies Charlie to the factory?

18. What happens to Augustus in the chocolate room?

19. Who are the Oompa-Loompas?

20. How do the Oompa-Loompas react to the bad things that happen to the children?

21. Of all the grownups visiting the factory, which one does not think Mr. Wonka is crazy?

22. What effect does chewing Mr. Wonka’s gum have on Violet?

23. What do the squirrels decide about Veruca?

24. Which button does Mike Teavee press in the glass elevator?

25. What does Charlie win by being the only child to complete Mr. Wonka’s tour?

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