Read Chapters 16-18.


Multiple Choice

1. Who fell in the chocolate river?
a) Veruca Salt
b) Charlie Bucket
c) Mike Teavee
d) Augustus Gloop

2. Where did Augustus Gloop go after falling into the chocolate river?
a) down river to the Marshmallow Room
b) up the pipe to the room where strawberry-flavored chocolate-coated fudge is made
c) up river to the Strawberry Room
d) across the river to the Oompa-Loompas

3. How did the group travel from the chocolate room?
a) a boat
b) The Oompa-Loompas carried them.
c) train
d) cars

4. Veruca wanted _.
a) a chocolate river at her house
b) to be queen for a day
c) to take home an Oompa-Loompas and a large pink boat
d) Mike Teavee to be her friend

5. What did the Oompa-Loompas like to do?
a) sing
b) read
c) dance
d) play cards

6. Read these lines from the Oompa-Loompas's song.
How long could we allow this beast To gorge and guzzle, feed and feast
The words gorge and guzzle are an example of
a) alliteration.
b) repetition.
c) rhyme.
d) simile.

7. Which words from the poem are an example of rhyme?
a) feed feast
b) a hundred knives to slice, slice slice
c) round and round
d) alarmed harmed

8. What made the pink boat go?
a) the Oompa-Loompas paddled it with oars
b) a large motor
c) wind blew the large white sails
d) solar power

9. The boat went through .
a) a waterfall
b) a village
c) a tunnel
d) rapids

10. Each room in the tunnel (54, 71, 77) had
a) different ingredients or tools for making candy
b) new inventions
c) different kinds of chocolate
d) Oompa-Loompas waving hello

11. The author most likely wrote this story to
a) give information about creative and unusual types of chocolate.
b) explain how to make unusual types of candy.
c) persuade readers to participate in contests.
d) entertain readers by telling about a boy and a tour of a chocolate factory.

12. Look at the diagram below.
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Which of these belongs in the empty box?
a) Augustus wins the first Golden Ticket.
b) Augustus is fat.
c) Augustus falls into the chocolate river.
d) Augustus greedily drinks chocolate.

13. What is the main idea of this picture?
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a) Mr. Wonka explains that the chocolate room is the nerve center of his factory.
b) Wonka tells the group that the Oompa-Loompas love to sing, but that the subjects of their songs are always nonsense and not to be believed.
c) Mr. Wonka urges the Oompa-Loompas to row faster as the boat enters a dark tunnel.
d) Grandpa Joe notices numbered doors in the tunnel with strange signs such as “ALL CREAMS INCLUDING HAIR CREAM.”

14. The Oompa Loompas's song can be identified as a poem because it has
a) words that describe Augustus Gloop's character.
b) a narrator who tells what happens.
c) a beginning and an end.
d) lines that end with rhyming words.

Comprehension Questions

1. Does Wonka let people contradict him for long? Give an example from Chapter 16.

2. Is there any reason Augustus shouldn't have gone slurping to the chocolate river in the first place?

3. Is Mr. Gloop worried about Augustus? Give a quote that shows his take.

4. Imagine if a fat boy fell into a chocolate river and got pulled into a pipe in real life. Would it be funny or not, and why? If not, what makes it different in a book? (Be more specific than "it's just a book.")

5. When Wonka offers Charlie the cup of river chocolate, what does that say about Wonka's personality? List two things.