Read Chapters 1-3.


Multiple Choice

1. What did Charlie love more than anything?
a) peppermint
b) pizza
c) chocolate
d) ice cream

2. What was special about the Sunday meal?
a) Dessert was part of the meal.
b) Mrs. Bucket served meat.
c) Everyone got seconds.
d) The Bucket cousins came to eat with Charlie.

3. What happened to Prince Pondicherry’s castle of chocolate?
a) He let his family eat it.
b) It melted in the sun.
c) Prince Pondicherry ate it.
d) Willy Wonka took it back to the chocolate factory.

4. How many beds were at the Bucket house?
a) 8
b) 4
c) 2
d) 1

5. Mr. Bucket worked in _ .
a) Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory
b) a lawyer’s office
c) a toothpaste factory
d) the governor’s office

6. How many grown ups live with Charlie?
a) 6
b) 8
c) 4
d) 2

7. Who was Prince Pondicherry?
a) the owner of a chocolate factory
b) Willy Wonka’s grandson
c) the prince who asked Willy Wonka to build him a palace of chocolate
d) Charlie’s school teacher

8. Willy Wonka is .
a) Charlie’s best friend
b) Charlie’s grandpa
c) the owner of the grocery store
d) the owner of a chocolate factory

9. Which word from the passage best completes this analogy?
poor: rich :: enormous
a) tremendous
b) marvelous
c) colossal
d) puny

10. Which of these questions is answered by information in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory?
a) Which book did the four grandparents read to Charlie each evening?
b) Which smell did Charlie Bucket love to smell on his way to school?
c) What did Prince Pondicherry's wife do when the castle melted?
d) Who worked in Mr. Wonka's chocolate factory?

11. Which of these states the main idea of Chapter 2 titled “Mr. Willy Wonka's Factory”?
a) Charlie's parents described how large the chocolate factory was.
b) Mr. Bucket describe his day at the toothpaste factory.
c) Grandpa George and Grandma Georgina told the story of Prince Pondicherry.
d) The four grandparent told Charlie about all the wonderful sweets that Willy Wonka made.

12. The author most likely wrote this passage in order to
a) entertain people with a made-up story about a chocolate factory.
b) inform readers of interesting facts about chocolate.
c) persuade people to learn more about chocolate.
d) share different opinions with readers about chocolate.


Comprehension Questions
1. Charlie is poor. But Dahl doesn’t just say, “Once a boy named Charlie was poor.” He shows us how poor Charlie is, using details. For instance, he tells us exactly what they ate. List three details that show how poor Charlie and his family are.

2. Forget Mr. Wonka’s factory for a moment. In everyday life, what do you think when you hear the word factory? Describe how it looks, smells, and sounds.

3. Imagine how Wonka’s factory might be different from the factory you just described. Describe three possible differences.

4. Of the four grandparents, which grandparent do you think is the most ready for an adventure? Why?

5. Prince Pondicherry wanted a palace made of chocolate. If you could have a palace made of some other food, what would your palace be like?

6. Why is the Bucket living room a happy place each night?