GAME NAME:

"MATILDA" BY ROALD DAHL

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WHO'S WHO?

WHO'S

WHO?

TELL WHICH CHARACTER IS

DESCRIBED BY THE CLUE.

CRUNCHUM HALL

THE

SCHOOL

ANSWER THE FOLLOWING

QUESTIONS ABOUT THE

SCHOOL.

MATILDA'S LIFE STORY

LIFE

STORY

QUESTIONS ABOUT MATILDA'S

LIFE UP UNTIL SHE STARTED

SCHOOL.

MISCELLANEOUS

MISC.

MISCELLANEOUS QUESTIONS

FROM THE BOOK.

THE MIRACLES

THE

MIRACLE

QUESTIONS ABOUT THE

"MIRACLES" THAT MATILDA

PERFORMED.

THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE

UGLY

GOOD,

BAD, UGLY

QUESTIONS ABOUT MR.

WORMWOOD AND MISS

TRUNCHBULL.

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
200 POINTS


Response 1

PRECOCIOUS YOUNG GIRL

WHO IS MATILDA?

MATILDA'S TEACHER AT

SCHOOL

WHO IS MISS HONEY?

THE PERSON THAT MATILDA

STAYED WITH DURING THE DAY

BEFORE SHE STARTED

SCHOOL

WHO IS NO ONE (OR

MISS PHELPS)?

WHAT MISS HONEY'S FATHER

CALLED HER AS A CHILD

WHAT IS "JENNY?"

MATILDA'S FIRST MIRACLE

WHAT IS KNOCKING

OVER THE GLASS OF

MISS TRUNCHBULL'S FIRST

NAME

WHAT IS AGATHA?

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 2

HATES CHILDREN

WHO IS MISS

TRUNCHBULL?

THE PERSON IN CHARGE OF

THE SCHOOL AND HER

POSITION

WHAT IS MISS

TRUNCHBULL, THE

THE AGE AT WHICH SHE

STARTED SCHOOL

WHAT IS 5 (5 1/2)?

THE "GHOST" IN THE

WORMWOOD HOUSE

WHAT IS A PARROT

NAMED CHOPPER?

THE PLACE WHERE THE FIRST

MIRACLE TOOK PLACE

WHAT IS A SCHOOL, IN

THE CLASSROOM?

MR. WORMWOOD'S JOB

WHAT IS A USED CAR

SALESMAN?

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
600 POINTS


Response 3

MATILDA'S BROTHER

WHO IS MICHAEL?

WHEN STUDENTS MISBEHAVE,

THEY ARE PUT IN THE

____________.

WHAT IS THE CHOKEY?

THE PLACE WHERE MATILDA

WENT TO KEEP HERSELF

ENTERTAINED

WHAT IS THE LIBRARY?

WHAT HAPPENED TO MISS

TRUNCHBULL WHEN SHE SAW

THE WRITING ON THE

BLACKBOARD?

WHAT IS FAINT?

ONE THING THAT THE CHALK

WROTE DURING THE THIRD

MIRACLE

WHAT IS GIVE JENNY

HER HOUSE, MONEY,

THE WAY THAT MISS

TRUNCHBULL AND MR.

WORMWOOD KNOW EACH

OTHER

WHAT IS HE SOLD HER

A CAR?

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 4

THE LIBRARIAN

WHAT IS MISS PHELPS?

THE DAY EACH WEEK ON

WHICH MISS TRUNCHBULL

WENT INTO MATILDA'S

CLASSROOM

WHAT IS THURSDAY?

THE FIRST TRICK THAT

MATILDA PLAYED ON HER

FATHER

WHAT IS PUTTING

PEROXIDE IN HIS HAIR

THE 2 TYPES OF CURRENCY

MENTIONED IN THE BOOK

WHAT ARE PENCE AND

POUNDS?

WHAT SHE SHOWED MISS

HONEY DURING THE SECOND

MIRACLE

WHAT IS THAT SHE WAS

TELEPATHIC?

MISS TRUNCHBULL'S NIECE

WHO IS MISS HONEY?

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
1000 POINTS


Response 5

PLAYS BINGO EVERY DAY

WHO IS MRS.

WORMWOOD?

THE HAIR STYLE THAT GIRLS

ARE FORBIDDEN TO WEAR AT

SCHOOL

WHAT IS PIGTAILS?

MATILDA'S FAVORITE AUTHOR,

OF WHOM SHE IS "VERY FOND"

WHO IS CHARLES

DICKENS?

THE COUNTRY WHERE THE

WORMWOODS WERE MOVING

AT THE END OF THE BOOK

WHAT IS SPAIN?

WHAT SHE USED TO PRACTICE

FOR THE THIRD MIRACLE?

WHAT IS A CIGAR?

MR. WORMWOOD'S FAVORITE

PAST TIME

WHAT IS WATCHING TV?

 CATEGORY:   

THE HOUSE  

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 CLUE:   

THE NAME ON THE GATE ATTHE WORMWOOD HOUSE     

 Response:   

WHAT IS "COZY NOOK?"

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THE KIDS GANG UP

THE KIDS

QUESTIONS ABOUT MATILDA'S

CLASSMATES.

VOCABULARY

VOCAB.

TELL THE VOCABULARY WORD

FOR THE DEFINITION IN

QUOTATION MARKS.

WHICH CAME FIRST?

WHICH

CAME

FIRST?

SEQUENCE THE FOLLOWING

EVENTS TO FIND WHICH EVENT

CAME FIRST.

MISS HONEY'S PAST

HONEY'S

PAST

QUESTIONS ABOUT MISS

HONEY'S PAST.

MISCELLANEOUS

MISC.

LET'S EAT CAKE!

LET'S EAT

CAKE!

QUESTIONS ABOUT THE

DIFFERENT THINGS THAT WERE

EATEN OR DRANK DURING THE

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 1

HE STOLE A PIECE OF CAKE,

AND WAS THEN FORCED TO

EAT AN ENTIRE ONE

WHO IS BRUCE

BOGSTROTTER?

MISS TRUNCHBULL WAS

"ANNOYED" THAT HE HAD

SUCCEEDED

WHAT IS PEEVED?

MATILDA: STARTED SCHOOL

LEARNED TO READ FOUND HER

POWERS

WHAT IS LEARNED TO

READ?

THE NAME AND RELATIONSHIP

OF THE PERSON THAT CAME

TO LIVE WITH MISS HONEY

AFTER HER FATHER'S DEATH

WHO IS MISS

TRUNCHBULL, HER AUNT?

WHERE MATILDA ENDED UP

MOVING AT THE END OF THE

BOOK

WHAT IS MISS HONEY'S

HOUSE?

WHAT MISS TRUNCHBULL

ALMOST DRANK

WHAT IS A NEWT?

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 2

MATILDA'S BEST FRIEND, WHO

VOLUNTEERED TO GET THE

WATER

WHO IS LAVENDER?

IT'S A BETTER CLIMATE THAN

THIS "TERRIBLE" COUNTRY

WHAT IS LOUSY?

MISS HONEY: BEGAN TEACHING

MOVED OUT OF HER HOUSE

MET MATILDA

WHAT IS BEGAN

TEACHING?

MISS HONEY'S FATHER'S NAME

WHAT IS MAGNUS?

THE REASON THAT MISS

HONEY VISITED THE

WORMWOODS

WHAT IS MATILDA'S

EXCEPTIONAL

THE TWO THINGS THAT MISS

HONEY SERVED MATILDA TO

EAT DURING THEIR TEA

WHAT IS BREAD AND

MARGARINE?

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
1200 POINTS


Response 3

SHE WARNED MATILDA AND

LAVENDER ABOUT MISS

TRUNCHBULL

WHO IS HORTENSIA?

THE STUDENTS WERE MAKING

MISS TRUNCHBULL "SICK TO

HER STOMACH"

WHAT IS NAUSEATING?

MISS HONEY: HER AUNT

MOVED IN LOST HER MOTHER

LOST HER FATHER

WHAT IS LOST HER

MOTHER?

THE SUPPOSED CAUSE OF

DEATH OF MISS HONEY'S

FATHER

WHAT IS SUICIDE?

WHAT MR. WORMWOOD USED

TO MAKE THE ENGINES RUN

BETTER

WHAT IS SAWDUST?

THE KIND OF CAKE THAT

COOK MADE FOR MISS

TRUNCHBULL

WHAT IS CHOCOLATE?

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
1600 POINTS


Response 4

SHE PUT A NEWT IN MISS

TRUNCHBULL'S WATER

WHO IS LAVENDER?

YOU ARE QUITE

EXCEPTIONALLY "MATURED

FOR YOUR AGE"

WHAT IS PRECOCIOUS?

MR. WORMWOOD: MOVED TO

SPAIN MET MISS HONEY MET

MISS TRUNCHBULL

WHAT IS MET MISS

TRUNCHBULL?

THE AMOUNT THAT MISS

HONEY WAS GIVEN TO LIVE

OFF OF EACH WEEK

WHAT IS ONE POUND?

MISS HONEY'S AGE IN THE

STORY

WHAT IS 23?

THE REASON THAT BRUCE

WAS MADE TO EAT AN ENTIRE

CAKE

WHAT IS BECAUSE HE

STOLE A PIECE OF

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
2000 POINTS


Response 5

HE DIDN'T KNOW 2×7

WHO IS RUPERT?

HER EYES WERE "ATTACHED"

TO THE GLASS

WHAT IS RIVETED?

MATILDA: MAKES THE CHALK

WRITE PRACTICES MOVING

THINGS STARTS SCHOOL

WHAT IS STARTS

SCHOOL?

THE AGE AT WHICH MISS

HONEY WAS ABLE TO ESCAPE

WHAT IS 21?

THE SECOND TRICK THAT

MATILDA PLAYED ON HER

FATHER

WHAT IS PUTTING

SUPERGLUE IN HIS HAT?

THE LIQUID THAT MISS

TRUNCHBULL HAD TO HAVE ON

THE DESK DURING LESSONS

WHAT IS WATER?

 CATEGORY:   

THE HOUSE  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

THE NAME ON THE GATE ATTHE WORMWOOD HOUSE     

 Response:   

WHAT IS "COZY NOOK?"

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