Roald Dahl Trivia

40+ Best Roald Dahl Trivia Questions & Answers

Mike Oberman

Updated: June 15th, 2023

Discover fascinating facts about the legendary author Roald Dahl and his beloved books in this delightful collection of trivia questions. From his whimsical characters to his enchanting stories, you'll be entertained by the magic of Dahl's imagination!


Question: Which dead animal did Roald Dahl put in a sweetie jar?

Answer: Mouse

Question: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' is a children's book from Roald Dahl written in which year?

Answer: 1964

Question: The Roald Dahl book 'The BFG' was illustrated by who?

Answer: Quentin Blake

Question: Which book tells of Roald Dahl's early childhood?

Answer: Boy

Question: How many children did Roald Dahl have with his wife Patricia Neal?

Answer: 5

Question: Who is the Champion of the World?

Answer: Danny

Question: Who did the BFG snatch from the 'norphanage'?

Answer: Sophie

Question: Willy Wonka is a fictional character from which Roald Dahl book?

Answer: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Question: Fantastic Mr. Fox' is a famous work by which children's author?

Answer: Roald Dahl

Question: Where was Roald Dahl born?

Answer: Wales

Question: How many children did Roald Dahl have?

Answer: 5

Question: What does Mrs Twit put in Mr. Twit's spaghetti?

Answer: Worms

Question: James and The Giant Peach' is a famous work by which children's author?

Answer: Roald Dahl

Question: What year saw the birth of Roald Dahl?

Answer: 1916

Question: George's Marvelous Medicine' is a famous work by Roald Dahl published in which year?

Answer: 1981

Question: Where in England is the Roald Dahl museum and Story center located?

Answer: Great Missenden


Question: What did Danny's father hunt?

Answer: Pheasants

Question: To which supermodel is the novel 'The BFG' dedicated?

Answer: Sophie Dahl

Question: What animal features in 'Esio Trot'?

Answer: Tortoise

Question: What country were Roald Dahl's parents from originally?

Answer: Norway

Question: Who did George make his medicine for?

Answer: Grandma

Question: What was the name of the book Roald Dahl wrote about his adventures in World War II?

Answer: Going Solo

Question: Roald Dahl served in which war?

Answer: World War I

Question: What is Miss Honey's first name?

Answer: Jennifer

Question: Mr. Fox's enemies Boggis, Bunce and Bean work as what?

Answer: Farmers

Question: What is the surname of Charlie in 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'?

Answer: Bucket

Question: What does the Enormous Crocodile like to eat?

Answer: Children

Question: What was the name of Roald Dahl's last book for children, published in his lifetime?

Answer: The Minpins

Question: Which Roald Dahl character runs the Chocolate Factory?

Answer: Willy Wonka

Question: Which city did James and his friends fly the Giant Peach too?

Answer: New York

Question: Where did Roald Dahl write his stories?

Answer: Writing Hut


Question: In which city did Roald Dahl marry his wife Patricia Neal?

Answer: New York City

Question: What do the Giraffe, the Pelly and the Monkey do?

Answer: Window cleaners

Question: The Minpins' is a classic children's novel by Roald Dahl published in which year?

Answer: 1991

Question: What is unusual about the way 'The Vicar of Nibbleswicke' speaks?

Answer: Speaks backwards

Question: Quentin Blake first worked with Roald Dahl on which book?

Answer: The Enormous Crocodile

Question: Which of Roald's stories was first called 'The Almost Ducks'?

Answer: The Magic Finger

Question: Who is Matilda's headmistress?

Answer: Miss Trunchbull

Question: The Witches' is a famous work by Roald Dahl which was turned into a film starring Anjelica Huston in which year?

Answer: 1990

Question: What was Roald Dahl's first children's book?

Answer: The Gremlins